CapX Partners Announces Three Promotions

By: Jeffry S. Pfeffer :: March 15, 2017

CapX Partners recently promoted three team members located at the firm’s Chicago offices. Peter Washington, promoted to Director, will be managing transaction underwriting and portfolio management. Justin Wirt and Jim Fox, each promoted to Associate, will continue supporting underwriting and portfolio management.  “These promotions recognize each individual’s hard work and dedication to the firm.  As we continually look for opportunities to improve and grow our business, we want to recognize members of our team who embrace our firm’s mission” stated Jeffry Pfeffer, Managing Partner.

Peter Washington joined the firm in 2009. Prior to joining CapX, he worked in the commercial lending and institutional sales divisions at the Northern Trust Company. Peter holds an MBA with concentrations in accounting, finance and strategy from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business as well as a BA in Business Administration graduating magna cum laude from Florida A&M. Peter is a Robert Toigo Fellow.

Both Justin Wirt and James Fox joined CapX in 2015. Justin previously was a management consultant at Plante Moran in the business valuation group. He is a CPA and a graduate of the University of Illinois with a BS and Master of Accounting Science degree.  James was a commercial banking officer for Wintrust Financial. A graduate of the College of the Holy Cross, he has a BA in Economics and Classics.

Jeffry S. Pfeffer, Managing Partner

In 1999, Jeff co-founded CapX and is the firm’s Managing Partner. His responsibilities include firm management, leading new business development, and serving as CFO for CapX.

Jeff has over three decades of small to midsize business finance experience focusing on delivering superior risk-adjusted returns to CapX’s investors. He co-founded the firm during an investment vintage when alternative secured financing strategies were deemed not “sexy.” He and his partners raised over $450...