Houghton moves up the ladder at Palatine
Palatine Private Equity is delighted to announce the promotion of Beth Houghton to investment director after playing a significant role in its latest buyouts.
Beth, who joined Palatine in June 2007 after completing an MBA at the Manchester Business School, recently completed the management buyout of leading financial services company MoneyPlus Group and the secondary management buyout of Wealth at Work, a leading provider of financial education and employee wealth management services in the workplace. She has joined the boards of both companies and will support the management team in their growth plans.
Beth is an active voice on the pro.manchester New Business Committee and is involved in Future pro.manchester initiatives. Prior to joining Palatine she was a senior management consultant delivering projects for major companies around the world.
Beth Houghton, investment director, Palatine Private Equity said: “We’ve had a really successful year in 2011 and I’m looking forward to an even busier 2012. As well as having a number of new investment opportunities in the pipeline, I am enjoying working with the portfolio companies and supporting them in achieving their plans.”
Gary Tipper, managing partner at Palatine Private Equity, said: “Beth has earned her position as investment director after successfully completing two deals in the past year and joining the board of both companies. As part of our team she has developed strong networks both locally and nationally and actively contributes to the entrepreneurial ethos of our business.”