Daily News: June 19, 2014

Masciantonio Joins CapX Partners as Associate

CapX Partners has hired Taira Masciantonio as an associate at the firm’s Chicago office where she will assist with investment underwriting and portfolio management.

At CapX Partners, Masciantonio’s responsibilities will include assisting the Partners in providing creative financing solutions to middle-market companies in diverse industries, working with both private equity sponsored and venture-capital backed companies. “Taira’s background in credit-risk and industry analysis, and debt restructuring will add value to the depth of experience we bring to our clients,” said Barrett Carlson, partner at CapX Partners. “She will make a great addition to our team.”

Prior to CapX Partners, Masciantonio was employed as an analyst at PNC Financial Services Group, first in the Corporate & Institutional Banking Development Program and then within the PNC Business Credit unit.

CapX Partners is a specialty finance company that focuses on private equity and venture backed portfolio companies looking for debt financing in the $2 million to $20 million range.