Business Wire | August 9, 2022
LOS ANGELES, CA — Highview Capital, LLC (“Highview”), a Los Angeles-based middle-market private equity firm, today announced the promotion of Victor Bunce to Vice President as well as the expansion of its existing team with three new professionals. Krysty Penwell and Scott Kingsley have joined as Vice Presidents and Christian Boorom has joined as an Associate.
Steve Russell, Senior Portfolio Manager of Highview, said, “We are thrilled to expand our group and build on the strong culture we’ve created by welcoming three highly skilled and motivated professionals to augment our growing team. We are also incredibly excited about the promotion of Victor Bunce to Vice President. Victor has done an exceptional job since joining Highview and his promotion reflects his numerous contributions. Supporting our investment team, we are also fortunate to have Christian Boorom join us given his impressive background and experience across a variety of sectors including consumer, industrials and healthcare.”
Brice Baradel, Managing Director and head of Highview’s business development efforts, said, “We are proud to have attracted individuals to our platform of Krysty Penwell’s and Scott Kingsley’s caliber. Their experience and expertise will support our expansion efforts and geographic reach, and I have every confidence that they will significantly contribute to Highview’s many investment opportunities in the future.”
Victor Bunce joined Highview in July 2020 and works across a variety of existing portfolio companies including GS Foods, Randall Foods and Watterson. Victor also currently serves on the Board of Directors of Watterson. Prior to joining Highview, Victor worked at Harris Williams, a leading middle market investment bank providing mergers & acquisitions advisory services in the consumer sector. He is based in Los Angeles and graduated from Claremont McKenna College with a M.A. in Finance and a B.A. in Economics.
Krysty Penwell is a Vice President on Highview’s business development team. She is focused on developing relationships with investment bankers and augmenting the firm’s coverage for new deal opportunities. Krysty joins from CenterOak Partners, a private equity fund focused on investments in industrial growth, consumer, and business services. She was previously at Cambridge Associates, an investment portfolio management and advisory services firm. She is based in Dallas and graduated from Vanderbilt University with a B.A. in Applied Mathematics and Economics.
Scott Kingsley is a Vice President on Highview’s business development team. He is focused on driving the firm’s outreach for proprietary investment opportunities. Scott joins from Great River Capital Partners, a private equity investment firm focused on industrial technology and services companies. He was previously at JMC Capital Partners, a private equity fund investing in industrial products and industrial technology-focused companies. He is based in Boston and graduated from The College of Holy Cross with a B.A. in Political Science.
Christian Boorom is an Associate on Highview’s investment team. He is focused on all aspects of the investment process including evaluation, diligence, and execution of new investment opportunities. Christian joins the firm from L.E.K. Consulting, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions across a variety of sectors, including consumer, industrials, and healthcare. He was also previously at Deloitte Consulting, where he focused on strategy for financial institutions. He is based in Los Angeles and graduated from Southern Methodist University with a B.B.A. in Accounting.
About Highview Capital, LLC
Highview Capital, LLC is a global private equity fund backed by a multi-billion dollar family office. The fund employs a flexible mandate and takes a long-term perspective on middle market businesses at an inflection point. Since 2017, Highview has deployed approximately $500 million of equity capital across more than 30 deals in industries such as business services, manufacturing, and distribution. Highview takes pride in our ability to partner closely with founders and management teams over the long term. For more information, visit www.highviewcapital.com.