January 2021Berkshire Partners Announces Investment Team Promotions

Boston, MA, January 8, 2021 — Berkshire Partners today announced that Matt Berner has been appointed Managing Director, effective January 1, 2021. Matt is an investment professional with Stockbridge, the public equity affiliate of Berkshire, and he joins the 24 current Managing Directors across the firm and its affiliated investment funds.

Matt joined Berkshire Partners in 2007. He returned to the firm in 2012 following his graduation from Harvard Business School. As a member of the Stockbridge team since that time, he has developed experience in communications infrastructure, digital marketplaces and financial services and technology.

The firm also announced that Ed Casserley and Chris Comenos have been promoted to Principal on the Berkshire Private Equity team. Ed joined Berkshire Partners in 2013 and returned in 2017 following his graduation from Stanford Graduate School of Business. He is a member of the firm’s Communications industry team. Chris also joined the firm in 2013 and returned in 2017 following his graduation from Harvard Business School. He is a member of the Healthcare industry team. 


About Berkshire Partners
Berkshire Partners, a Boston-based investment firm, has 35 years of investment history. Berkshire Private Equity has made more than 130 private equity investments since its inception and has a strong history of partnering with management teams to grow the companies in which it invests. Stockbridge, founded in 2007, seeks to make public equity investments in high-quality companies with strong competitive positions and long-term growth prospects. The firm’s Stockbridge and private equity teams frequently collaborate and leverage their collective industry expertise in multiple areas, including in business services & technology, communications, consumer, healthcare and industrials. For additional information, and to see a full list of the firm’s private equity investments, visit