SOURCE: Austin Ventures

Austin Ventures

June 29, 2011 09:02 ET

Austin Ventures Promotes Jaime Aguirre to Principal

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - Jun 29, 2011) - Austin Ventures ("AV"), a leading $3.9 billion venture capital and growth equity firm, announced today the promotion of Jaime Aguirre to Principal.

"In recognition of Jaime's outstanding contributions to AV and our later stage investment initiatives, we are pleased to announce his promotion to the role of Principal," said Ken DeAngelis, General Partner. "Jaime has played a key role in helping to acquire, build, and position valuable portfolio companies in our growth equity practice. As Principal, he will be an integral part of the next generation of AV's leadership."

Since joining AV in 2008 as a Senior Associate, Jaime has focused on opportunities in the supply chain, software, and healthcare sectors. He currently serves as a Director on the boards or is involved with AV portfolio companies Explorys, Port Logistics Group, Emerus, Limos.com, AVRON Partners, and Silverback.

"Jaime's industry expertise, intelligence, and management-centric approach made partnering with Austin Ventures an easy decision. He's been a trusted advisor to the Emerus team and has proven to be a great sounding board for key decisions. I'm thrilled that he's receiving this recognition," said Toby Hamilton, CEO, Emerus.

Prior to joining AV, Jaime was a Vice President in the technology, media, and telecom investment banking group at Goldman Sachs, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions and financing transactions in the technology industry. Jaime previously worked at Merrill Lynch, where he worked with that firm's Latin America group in Mexico City and Energy group in Houston. He has also spent time auditing companies at Arthur Andersen.

Jaime received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He also has a Bachelor of Business Administration and Master in Professional Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin.

About Austin Ventures
Austin Ventures ("AV") has worked with talented entrepreneurs to build valuable companies for over twenty-five years. With $3.9 billion under management, AV is the most active venture capital and growth equity firm in Texas and one of the most established in the nation. With an investment focus on business services and supply chain, financial services, new media, Internet and information services, software, and Texas special situations, AV invests at all stages of company development, from $100,000 in "planned experiments" in early stage ideas to $100+ million investments in expansion rounds, minority recapitalizations, and buyouts of lower middle market growth companies. Visit Austin Ventures for more information.

Contact Information

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    Austin Ventures
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