January 2019Berkshire Partners Announces New Director of Business Development

Boston, Massachusetts, January 14, 2019— Berkshire Partners, a Boston-based investment firm, announced today that Matthew B. Gooch has joined the firm as its Director of Business Development. 

“Matt is a highly talented professional with a demonstrated ability to build relationships across a variety of industries,” said Ross M. Jones, a Managing Director at Berkshire Partners. “He has a track record of strong leadership and brings deep experience that will help strengthen further our efforts in sourcing attractive investment opportunities. We are delighted to welcome Matt to the firm.”

Mr. Gooch will lead Berkshire’s business development activity, focusing on deal sourcing and thoughtfully partnering with management teams, business owners and advisors. Most recently, he served as the Head of European Banking at William Blair & Company. He began his career in William Blair & Company’s Chicago Corporate Finance Department in 1997 and moved to London in 2000 to help build a business there.  Mr. Gooch has extensive experience working closely with management teams and intermediaries in mergers and acquisitions, capital raises and restructurings across industries.

“I’m impressed with Berkshire’s commitment to collaboration and following a flexible, long-term oriented approach to investing,” said Mr. Gooch. “I look forward to joining the team and contributing to the firm’s business development efforts.” 


Source: Business Wire
Title: Berkshire Partners Announces New Director of Business Development
Date Published: January 14, 2019
Date Accessed: January 14, 2019