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Stephen Wesson Managing Director & Global Head of Private Equity at HQ Capital


Stephen Wesson is Managing Director and Global Head of Private Equity at HQ Capital PE based in New York. He has 24 years of financial experience with the last 20 years at HQ Capital PE. He is responsible for the firm’s global private equity business and is the chair of HQ Capital PE’s Investment Committee. Previously, Mr. Wesson worked in the Investment Services Group at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Securities Corporation where he designed investment programs for clients with a specific emphasis on investments in private equity and other alternative asset classes. He is a member of the advisory boards of numerous Bain Capital funds, Bruckmann, Rosser, Sherrill & Co. II, L.P., Catterton VI, L.P., Rho Ventures IV, L.P., and Sun Capital Partners V.

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