Huron Capital Partners LLC
Christopher Sheeren is a Partner at Huron Capital Partners. He is based in Detroit and is responsible for sourcing and evaluating investments made by Huron Capital, as well as the firm’s overall marketing and business development activities. Huron, with offices in Detroit and Toronto, is an operationally-focused private equity firm, investing in lower middle-market companies. For more than two decades, the firm’s partners have worked closely with strong operating executives in helping niche companies reach their full potential. Founded in 1999, Huron has raised over $1.1 billion in committed equity capital dedicated to this market. Its primary types of transactions include recapitalizations, management buyouts, family successions, executive-backed industry market-entry strategies, and corporate carve-outs with transaction values up to $200 million. The firm’s strategy is to combine an operational approach, committed capital and transaction experience, with proven operating executives, who have the vision, expertise and commitment to successfully grow their businesses. Huron’s Canadian portfolio has included Labstat International in Kitchener, Olon Industries in Georgetown, Artissimo Designs in Montreal, and OE Quality Friction in Mississauga.
Chris’s experience includes serving as a financial advisor for middle market businesses in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. Prior to Huron, he was with Conway MacKenzie, a crisis-management and turnaround consulting firm. He gained extensive experience guiding clients through various bankruptcy and out-of-court workout situations, serving as interim CFO, controller or financial advisor. Prior to Conway, Chris was with PricewaterhouseCoopers as an audit manager and Revlon as a sales professional.
Chris has served as a Director for numerous Huron portfolio companies, including Maple Leaf Automotive (OEQF) and Apex Laboratories International. He is also a Board Member for Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit.
Chris has a B.A. from the University of Nebraska and an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan. He is a registered CPA.