Nick Orum

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Nick Orum co-founded private equity investment firm Gryphon Investors in 1995 and has served as its President since 2009. With over $2 billion of cumulative equity commitments, Gryphon has completed over 100 control acquisitions in the U.S. lower middle market since inception, and it is ranked among the “top 25 most consistent performers” of nearly 1500 North American buyout fund managers tracked by Private Equity International. Mr. Orum also serves as head of Gryphon’s Healthcare Group and previously served as head of its Business Services Group, and he has been responsible for leading or co-leading investments in fifteen Gryphon platform companies and leading or overseeing over thirty add-on acquisitions. Prior to 1995, Mr. Orum was a principal investor at Oak Hill Partners where he was responsible for sourcing, analyzing, executing, and monitoring private equity investments. Before joining Oak Hill, Mr. Orum was a member of Merrill Lynch’s High Yield Finance Group, where he was involved in financings for various leveraged acquisitions and corporate clients. Mr. Orum earned a B.A. with honors in Quantitative Economics from Stanford University.
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Nick Orum co-founded private equity investment firm Gryphon Investors in 1995 and has served as its President since 2009. With over $2 billion of cumulative equity commitments, Gryphon has completed over 100 control acquisitions in the U.S. lower middle market since inception, and it is ranked among the “top 25 most consistent performers” of nearly 1500 North American buyout fund managers tracked by Private Equity International. Mr. Orum also serves as head of Gryphon’s Healthcare Group and previously served as head of its Business Services Group, and he has been responsible for leading or co-leading investments in fifteen Gryphon platform companies and leading or overseeing over thirty add-on acquisitions. Prior to 1995, Mr. Orum was a principal investor at Oak Hill Partners where he was responsible for sourcing, analyzing, executing, and monitoring private equity investments. Before joining Oak Hill, Mr. Orum was a member of Merrill Lynch’s High Yield Finance Group, where he was involved in financings for various leveraged acquisitions and corporate clients. Mr. Orum earned a B.A. with honors in Quantitative Economics from Stanford University.

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