Hovey Capital Partners Canada is thrilled to announce the appointment of Lynne Girts as its new Chief Administrative Officer. This decision supports the firm’s commitment to driving excellence and strengthening its ability to offer best-in-class service to its GP and LP clients.
“We are ecstatic to have Lynne join our team. Her extensive experience spanning over two decades in private equity aligns well with our growth plans beyond Canadian borders,” said Founder and Managing Director, Ray Brulotte.
Throughout her career, Lynne has demonstrated expertise in fund management, financial and audit protocols, due diligence, internal process improvement, and back-office management. Her experience positions her to guide organizations through complex challenges, helping them thrive in competitive settings.
Before joining HCP, Lynne worked with a leading private equity firm, primarily involved with lower-middle-market investments. As their Chief Financial Officer, she managed four private funds, led investor relations, and oversaw back-office operations. Her approach to both financial and strategic leadership became a cornerstone of the firm’s success and contributed to the firm’s efficiency and overall performance.
Lynne also held the position of Chief Administrative Officer for a $3bn asset manager and served as the Chief Financial Officer of the firm’s SEC Registered Investment Advisors. These roles highlight her broad skill set and dedication to financial management.
Regarding her new role, Lynne stated, “I’ve always valued firms that have a clear vision for the future and the determination to get there. Hovey Capital Partners is such a firm. It’s a privilege to be here, and I’m committed to leveraging every ounce of my experience for our collective success.”
Hovey Capital Partners is confident that with Lynne Girts in this pivotal role, the firm will scale greater heights, further establishing its position in the Americas’ private markets.