Spell Capital Partners has expanded its team with the addition of Tom Morgan CFA, Courtney Alpeter and Harry Spell

Minneapolis, MN – July 2014

Thomas W. Morgan, CFA – Senior Associate
Tom Morgan has joined the firm as Senior Associate to the private equity team. Prior to joining Spell Capital, he spent over five years at William Blair & Company as an Institutional Equity Sales Professional. Tom has a MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management where he was a Student Investment Fund Fellow and a Bachelor of Science degree from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College where he majored in Accounting and Finance. Tom was awarded the CFA designation in 2013 and is a member of the CFA Society of Minnesota.

Courtney M. Alpeter – Associate
Courtney Alpeter has joined the firm as Associate, serving in both the private equity and mezzanine teams. Prior to joining the firm in a full-time position, Courtney interned with Spell Capital during the summer of 2013. Courtney also interned with The Gores Group where she assisted with their fundraising efforts, investor reporting, and market research. She also interned for GreenTree Inns Hotel Management Group in Shanghai, China, where she helped the company develop a marketing strategy for their English-speaking demographic. Courtney has a Business Administration degree from the University of Southern California with an emphasis in Finance.

Harry W. Spell, II – Associate
Harry Spell has joined the firm as Associate to the private equity team. Prior to joining Spell Capital, Harry was an Investment Banking Analyst at Craig-Hallum Capital Group, a research, trading and investment banking firm. Previously, he interned with an investment banking firm specializing in sell side merger and acquisition advisory services. Harry holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration – Entrepreneurship from the University of St. Thomas.

“We continue to build out the resources and capabilities at Spell Capital and are fortunate to have attracted Tom, Courtney, and Harry to the firm” said Bill Spell, President of Spell Capital. “We’re confident that the new additions will continue to provide value to our Private Equity and Mezzanine investment efforts.”

About Spell Capital Partners

Spell Capital Private Equity is engaged in the acquisition of controlling interests in well-managed, historically profitable industrial manufacturing businesses. We use our deep expertise in acquisitions and financing to collaborate with management and grow the business in which we invest – both internally and through add-on acquisitions.

Spell Capital Mezzanine Partners provides subordinated and non-control equity to businesses in a variety of industries across the United States. We finance leveraged acquisitions backed by lower middle-market private equity sponsors, management and family driven ownership transitions, add-on acquisitions, recapitalizations and growth initiatives.

For additional information please contact Bill Spell, President, at bill@spellcapital.com.