GPB Capital Holdings, LLC, a global investment management firm focused on income-producing private equity and real estate, hired Roger Anscher to serve as chief operating officer and general counsel.
Anscher brings more than 20 years of industry experience to GPB. Prior to joining the firm, he served as the chief operating officer, general counsel, and chief compliance officer for Equinox Partners where he oversaw operations, legal, compliance, accounting, technology, and human resources.
Before Equinox Partners, Anscher spent a decade as chief operating officer at Ramius LLC. During that time, he also served as chief operating officer and general counsel for Ramius Alternative Solutions, Ramius’ multi-manager business. Anscher earned his juris doctorate from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and is a certified public accountant in the state of New York.
“We are very pleased with our rapid growth and are excited for the future,” said Dave Gentile, chief executive officer of GPB. “Particularly given current market volatility, we see a great opportunity for our strategy and future deployment of capital. Roger is an extraordinary asset to our firm and we could not be more proud or excited to have him on board.”
GPB Capital Holdings is a New York-based investment management firm that sponsors a number of private placement programs that focus on automotive retail, managed IT services, debt structures, and special situations. Founded in 2013, the firm has raised nearly $500 million to date and has invested in 30 portfolio companies with revenues totaling more than $1.3 billion.