Bunker Hill Capital Hires Rob Dreier as Director of Business Development and Announces Promotions

Bunker Hill Capital has hired veteran middle market investment banker Robert F. Dreier as Director of Business Development. The lower middle market private equity firm created the new position for Dreier, who will be based in Boston, MA. Bunker Hill Capital also has an office in San Diego, CA. According to Mark DeBlois, a Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Bunker Hill Capital, “We are very excited to have Rob join the firm at a senior level. We have been thinking of filling this position but needed to find just the right person. The Partners have known Rob for several years, and his credentials on both the transaction and business development sides of our business are impeccable.” Prior to joining Bunker Hill Capital, Dreier was a Managing Director and Co‐Head of the Financial Sponsor Group at BB&T Capital Markets. He has also worked as a Vice President in the mergers and acquisitions groups of RBC Capital Markets and Tucker Anthony.

In addition, Bunker Hill Capital recently promoted Max McEwen and Jared Paquette to Vice President and Nicole Gain to Senior Associate. McEwen, previously at Banc of America Securities, and Paquette, previously at Nautic Partners, joined Bunker Hill Capital in March 2008 and January 2009, respectively. Gain, who was previously with NewStar Financial, joined Bunker Hill Capital in June 2008.

About Bunker Hill Capital, L.P.

Bunker Hill Capital is a private equity firm that makes investments in lower middle market companies with enterprise values up to $150 million. The principals of Bunker Hill Capital have invested over $400 million in 29 transactions and target opportunities across four industry sectors, including industrial products, business services, consumer products and specialty retail. Bunker Hill Capitalʹs portfolio company investments include California Family Fitness, the leading owner and operator of fitness centers in the greater Sacramento, CA area; Papa Gino’s/D’Angelo, a dominant quick-service restaurant operator in New England; Smith & Wollensky, a premier steakhouse concept in the United States; and Nspro, a leading IT consulting firm in Montreal, Canada. For additional information on Bunker Hill Capital, please go to www.bunkerhillcapital.com.