Investcorp Names David Tayeh as Head of Corporate Investment – North America

4 Aug 2015

Investcorp, a leading global provider and manager of alternative investment products, today announced that David Tayeh has joined the firm as the head of its Corporate Investment business in North America.

Mr. Tayeh joins from CVC Capital Partners, where he was a partner and led private equity deals that focused on partnering with management to create long-term value.  He will be responsible for the strategy and management of Investcorp’s Corporate Investment team focused on investment opportunities in North America headquartered companies with leading positions in their industry, strong track records of growth and cash flow, and led by best – in – class management teams. 

In the last year, Investcorp has made a number of new investments in North America including the acquisition of Nobel Learning, PRO Unlimited and Totes Isotoner. During this period, the firm has also concluded several successful exits including Berlin Packaging, FishNet Security and SourceMedia.

Mohammed Al-Shroogi, Investcorp’s Co-CEO, said, “I am pleased to welcome David back to Investcorp as we grow our Corporate Investment business in North America. David has extensive experience and will provide real depth in the market. I look forward to working with him and I am confident he will bring energy, value and leadership to the team.”

Mr. Tayeh said, “I’m excited to rejoin Investcorp, an established leader with a long track record in the middle market. Investcorp is poised for growth, and I look forward to building on that momentum and the opportunity to work with a strong and motivated team of partners and colleagues.”

Mr. Tayeh joins Investcorp with 20-plus years of industry experience. David was previously a member of the Investcorp Corporate Investment team for over 10 years, and also was the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Jostens, Inc., a former Investcorp portfolio company.  He holds a BA degree in Politics, Economics, Rhetoric and Law from the University of Chicago and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.