Experienced business builders and investors.
IIP professionals have an unique blend of lower middle market business building and investing skills. IIP professionals have significant investing and business building experience in over 20 growth companies. IIP professionals have executed more than 25 transactions in excess of $1 billion in value.
Nicholas Behl, Managing Principal – Mr. Behl’s private equity investing, operating, and entrepreneurial experience spans over 20 years. At IIP, Mr. Behl manages the day-to-day operations, heads Transaction Execution and leads Investor Relations. Prior to IIP, Mr. Behl worked as a Principal at Intervale Capital, a $280 million lower middle market private equity firm focused on oilfield services. Mr. Behl previously worked as a Principal at Chicago Growth Partners, a multi-billion dollar lower middle market generalist private equity firm. Prior to this, Mr. Behl worked as an investment professional for both Morgenthaler Partners, a multi-billion dollar lower middle market private equity firm focused on manufacturing and industrial services, and Audax, a multi-billion dollar lower middle market generalist private equity firm. Prior to institutional private equity investing, Mr. Behl worked at McKinsey & Company in the New York and Cleveland offices. Mr. Behl began his career by co-founding a dermatological start-up in the hair restoration space. Mr. Behl received a B.S. in chemistry with Honors from the combined 6 year B.S./M.D. NEOMED program. Mr. Behl serves or has served as a board member or officer at Adler Hot Oil Service, Deerfield Dermatology Associates, Ulterra, Jonathan Engineered Solutions, Insco, PPI, MPI, Skill Tool & Die, Precision Gear, Glass Equipment Development, Sampson, and Apsco.
Executive Operating Partners
Executive Operating Partners are executives who have typically worked closely with IIP Principals. The hallmark of Executive Operating Partners are exceptional integrity, collaborative approach, and real world functional expertise. Areas of functional expertise include sales, information technology, finance, growth strategy, and operations.
Executive Domain Partners
Executive Domain Partners are typically domain experts with distinctive industry knowledge in relevant IIP sectors. Relevant IIP domains include industrial growth, oilfield services. technology, and health care.