BOSTON, January 1, 2024 – Yellow Wood Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm focused on investing in consumer brands and companies, announced today the promotion of Karen Chi to Vice President.
Karen joined the Yellow Wood team in 2020 as an Associate. At the time, she brought three years of experience in private equity and investment banking. Previously, Karen was an analyst in the Technology Investment Banking group at Citi in New York, where she worked on various M&A and capital-raising transactions across the technology industry.
She received a BS in Economics with Concentrations in Finance and Statistics from the University of Pennsylvania.
About Yellow Wood Partners
Yellow Wood Partners is a Boston-based private investment firm that invests exclusively in the consumer industry in the middle market. The firm seeks to acquire branded consumer products that sell into a variety of consumer channels, including mass, drug, food, specialty, value, club and e-commerce. Yellow Wood’s investment and operating strategy is based on utilizing the firm’s Consumer Operating DNA strategy which brings functional operating resources to maximize brand performance by driving organic growth and increasing operating efficiencies in a limited number of platform entities which also incorporate highly accretive add-on acquisitions to drive growth and increased equity value. For more information, please visit www.yellowwoodpartners.com.