Compass Group Equity Partners Expands St. Louis Team

Private investment firm Compass Group Equity Partners (CGEP) welcomes Vice President Ryan Roepke and Associates Kevin Pavlacic and Mason Oberg. “Our current successes are a direct result of investing in great people,” said Managing Partner John Huhn. “A growing portfolio necessitates a growing organization, and we’re excited to have these new team members join the firm.”

Ryan has amassed a vast knowledge through differentiated experience focused on the U.S. lower-middle market, including experience in private equity, leveraged finance, LP investing and public accounting. Ryan came to CGEP from RGA Private Debt & Equity where he completed 25+ direct private debt and equity co-investment transactions and 10+ private equity LP investments. Prior to RGA, Ryan worked at PwC and focused on middle market, PE-backed portfolio companies.

New Associates Kevin Pavlacic and Mason Oberg each have backgrounds in investment banking. Pavlacic was formerly an investment banking analyst for Robert W. Baird and Janney Montgomery Scott, where he provided executional and analytical support on a variety of M&A transactions. Oberg was an investment banking analyst in the Diversified Industrials Group at Cowen and Company and began his career with Deloitte Corporate Finance.