Rye, NY, September 19, 2017 – SFW Capital Partners, a specialized private equity firm that makes strategic investments in mid-size Analytical Tools and Related Services companies, including providers of analytical instrumentation, information and software, and related business services, today announced the hiring of Andrew Cialino as a Vice President and Head of Business Development.
Andrew is joining the SFW team from Axial, where he was the Head of Sales and a member of its executive team. Axial is the leading deal network for middle market M&A professionals. During his five years at Axial, Andrew worked with hundreds of middle market private equity firms on their business development strategies and developed a robust network of intermediaries across the US.
“Andrew brings an extensive network and strong experience in deal origination and intermediary relationship management,” said Roger Freeman, a Co-Founder and Partner of SFW. “We are excited to have him join our team to further build our capabilities as well as identify new opportunities to partner with analytical tools and related services companies.”
Andrew will be responsible for identifying new investment opportunities as well as maintaining and building SFW’s relationships with intermediaries and other potential deal sources.
About SFW Capital Partners
SFW Capital Partners is a specialized private equity firm that makes strategic investments in mid-size Analytical Tools and Related Services companies, including providers of analytical instrumentation, information and software, and related business services, a sector that the principals of SFW have invested in for over 20 years. Analytical Tools and Related Services businesses provide information, data, and analytics that support critical decision-making processes across all major industries and business functions. These include, but are not limited to, providers of lab, process and field instrumentation, control and monitoring solutions, test, inspection and certification services, software, information and workflow solutions. For more information, please visit www.sfwcap.com.