High Road Capital hires partner from Riverside

Kristin Newhall, formerly a partner at The Riverside Company, will fill a new position at High Road overseeing investor relations and administration, including human resources responsibilities.

High Road Capital Partners has hired Kristin Newhall to the newly created role of partner in investor relations and administration.

“In terms of responsibilities, I will be managing non-deal related activity here at High Road (investor relations, public relations, human resources),” Newhall told Private Equity International. “With the growth that the firm has been experiencing, we want to make sure that we stay focused on doing what we do best – buying and building great companies. My job is to help keep that focus, while continuing to support our LPs and attracting the best talent to the firm.”

Newhall joins High Road from The Riverside Company, where she was a partner for almost 14 years and supported fundraising and investor reporting activities. There, she led 18 acquisitions and sat on 10 boards of directors as chairman or director, High Road said.

Prior to that, she was vice president at Citigroup for more than three years, according to her LinkedIn profile.

High Road manages over $470 million in assets and seeks opportunities in the middle market with companies whose EBITDA is between $3 million and $10 million.