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News Release: 9Gauge Partners Names Arun Prakash to Advisory Board, Transaction Advisory Services

Investment Professional to join 9Gauge Advisory Board for Transaction Advisory Services practice in Austin

HiRes-Arun_Prakash-0805-EditAUSTIN, Texas, June 17, 2016 — 9Gauge Partners, a leader in delivering financial advisory and consulting services in Austin, Texas, today announced that Arun Prakash is joining the firm’s Advisory Board to support the Transaction Advisory Services practice.

Prakash brings fifteen years of investment and operational leadership experience, having most recently been a partner with Virgo Capital, a private equity firm for software and technology-enabled services companies. At Virgo Capital, Prakash led numerous strategic, financial, and operational initiatives for the firm and its portfolio companies, including serving as CFO of multiple companies, transforming all aspects of operations, and leading the acquisition and sale of multiple companies. Prakash will work directly with 9Gauge’s private equity, venture capital, and corporate acquirer clients to advise and execute on post-close improvements, integration, divestments and various strategic initiatives.

“As a private equity investment professional with firsthand experience of the value of our PE post-close playbook offering, Arun is a tremendous addition to our firm and growing PE client-base.” said Brian White, founder and managing partner at 9Gauge Partners. “We are all excited to have Arun join 9Gauge Advisory Board supporting our leadership team.”

“I look forward to supporting the continued growth of 9Gauge, especially its Transaction Advisory Services practice. Working with an outstanding team of seasoned consultants, all former M&A and private equity professionals, to deliver client-focused services with a deep understanding of the perspective of all stakeholders is an exciting opportunity,” Prakash said.

About 9Gauge Partners

9Gauge Partners delivers best practices finance and advisory services to provide executives with the business insights they need to make better decisions faster.  Consultants are deployed on engagements in teams, rather than as isolated resources. Clients receive the best expertise for each phase of the work needed, driven by a culture of collaboration and accountability among the team members.  Unlike traditional consulting services firms that provide a “resource” to execute tasks based on the clients’ guidance, 9Gauge deploys teams of consultants at blended rates that often are less costly than a single resource.  This often results in completing the work more efficiently and more quickly, as a result of putting the right skills on each task. 9Gauge goes beyond the approach of “just getting the work done” as prescribed by the client, and delivers recommendations to optimize finance and accounting processes and implement efficiencies where possible. Our continued commitment to excellence in our delivery to clients drives long-term relationships, and continuing to maintain a great work culture enhances our ability to attract and retain great talent.

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