V&A Capital is proud to announce that Jim Binch has joined the firm as a Senior Operating Partner. Jim will be an integral part of advising and monitoring operational improvement projects and growth initiatives at portfolio companies, as well as reviewing investment opportunities at V&A.
Jim was previously Managing Director of Lincolnshire Management, a NY-based private equity firm with $1.7 billion under management. He currently sits on the Board of V&A portfolio companies Precision Kidd Steel Co, Inc., Federal Steel Supply LLC and SinterMet LLC, as well as Exactech, Inc. (which was acquired by TPG Capital for $737 million), Nursery Supplies, Inc. and True Temper Sports, among others.
Prior to joining Lincolnshire in 2007, Jim was CEO of Memry Corporation, a publicly traded medical component manufacturer, for nearly fifteen years. Previously, Jim was an operating group executive with Combustion Engineering and then founded a boutique merchant bank. He started his career with Cresap, McCormick & Paget Inc., a general management consulting firm.
Jim is a graduate of Princeton University, cum laude (B.Sc.E) and the Wharton School, magna cum laude (M.B.A.).
“We are very proud and excited that Jim Binch has joined V&A Capital. In addition to being a friend and a colleague of mine at Lincolnshire, Jim brings over 40 years of private equity and senior leadership experience to the V&A Team and its portfolio companies.” said Nicolo’ Vergani, Founder and Managing Partner of V&A Capital.