Constitution Capital hires two associates

John Drago, previously at EY, and Christopher Faucher, previously at McGladrey, join the investment team as associates.

Constitution Capital Partners has expanded its investment team by hiring two associates.

The firm, which focuses on North American lower middle market buyouts and direct investments, hired John Drago and Christopher Faucher.

Drago came to Constitution from Ernst & Young, where he was an analyst in valuation and business modelling within EY’s transaction advisory services group.

Faucher was previously at McGladrey as an associate consultant within the management consulting group. Previously he was a summer analyst at America’s Growth Capital focused on tech M&A.

“As a growing firm, identifying the next generation of talented investment professionals is very important to us,” Constitution managing director John Guinee said in a statement.

Constitution’s investor base includes pensions, foundations, endowments and registered investment advisors. It manages about $2 billion in committed capital as of June.

It also raised $823 million in private equity commitments on the final close of its fund of funds Ironsides III Private Equity Partnership/Co-Investment Funds 17 June.