Wesley H.R. Gaus is a Managing Partner at CM Equity Partners. He joined the firm in 1998. Mr. Gaus is responsible for executing new platform transactions and negotiating equity and debt investments and transaction financing across the capital structure. In addition, he provides add-on acquisition support for existing portfolio investments and, post-closing, operational and financial guidance for company management.
Prior to joining CM Equity Partners, Mr. Gaus was part of the Investment Banking Division of ING Baring Furman Selz LLC, where he worked on merger and acquisition assignments and debt and equity capital markets transactions in the areas of media, retail, consumer products, industrial manufacturing, and telecommunications.
Mr. Gaus serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Systems Planning & Analysis, Inc., GracoRoberts, JANUS Research Group, Inc. and Black ICE Holdings, Inc. He received a BS in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and a BSE in Systems Engineering from the School of Engineering & Applied Science through the Management & Technology Dual-Degree Program at the University of Pennsylvania.