For Immediate Release
Anania & Associates Investment Company LLC (AAI), a Maine based private equity firm that makes controlling equity investments in well managed, micro-cap manufacturing and services businesses, announced today that Scott Knoll has joined the firm as a Partner and the Vice President of Corporate Development.
Mr. Knoll brings 20 years of operating, strategy and investing experience, most recently as Director of International and Corporate Development for WEX Inc. and previously as a Partner at North Atlantic Capital.
Mr. Knoll’s Role at Anania & Associates Investment Company LLC
Leveraging his investment, strategy and operating experience, Mr. Knoll with work closely with Founder and President, Peter V. Anania to continue to scale the firm and expand its portfolio of nine companies.
Knoll’s areas of focus will include sourcing and executing new platform investments as well as assisting AAI’s existing portfolio companies with strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, marketing and sales activities. Mr Knoll Comments on his new position at AAI:
“I look forward to partnering with Peter Anania and the Funds’ management team to assist in further scaling what is a very unique Maine focused private equity portfolio. Getting to know the team over the past year, I am very impressed with their operating model and momentum and was drawn to AAI’s economic development mission of helping small Maine businesses transition and scale.”
“We are happy to welcome Scott to the Anania team”
says Peter V. Anania, President of Anania & Associates.
“Scott brings a strong investment and development background and will play a key role as we continue building our organization and portfolio.”
About Anania & Associates Investment Company LLC
Anania & Associates Investment Company LLC is an investment firm that invests in small well-managed businesses. Founded in 2008, Anania & Associates Investment Company LLC has a strong record of sustained growth, going back to its first investment in 1996 under fund manager Anania & Associates. AAI has nine portfolio companies: Anania €urope UG, Biovation II LLC, Grow-Tech LLC, Lighthouse Imaging LLC, MEGA Industries LLC, mWAVE Industries LLC, The Science Source LLC, Synergistic Software Solutions LLC & TrakTec LLC.
For more information contact Peter Anania (Jr)