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Odyssey promotes eight

Co-founders William Hopkins and Brian Kwait have been named co-presidents of the New York-based mid-market firm, while six other team members have been rewarded with promotions.

New York-based Odyssey Investment Partners has concluded a wave of internal promotions, elevating eight employees to higher positions within the firm.

Co-founders William Hopkins and Brian Kwait have been named co-presidents, although they will continue to serve as managing principals.

Alongside chairman Stephen Berger, Hopkins and Kwait helped establish the firm in 1997.

In addition to the Hopkins and Kwait promotions, principals Jeffrey McKibben and Craig Staub will become managing principals; vice presidents Robert Aikman and Ross Rodrigues will become principals; and associates Dennis Moore and Matthew Satnick have been named vice presidents.

Odyssey currently manages $1.5 billion (€949 million) in capital across two private equity funds, and focusses on mid-market enterprises in the industrial manufacturing, business and financial services, and aerospace sectors.