May 14, 2012

MSouth Announces the Addition of Barry L. Boniface

Atlanta, GA (May 14, 2012) – MSouth Equity Partners, an Atlanta-based private equity firm, announces that Barry L. Boniface has joined the firm as a Partner. Prior to joining MSouth, Barry was most recently Chairman and Global Head of Communications and Media M&A at Barclays Capital. Before joining Barclays, Barry was the Chief Strategy and Development Officer at BellSouth, where he had worked closely with MSouth Partner, Mark Feidler.

"We are thrilled that Barry has joined our team. I had the privilege to work closely with Barry for a number of years at BellSouth and was always impressed with him as a person and as a professional. His diverse background, including private equity, operations and investment banking, makes him especially well suited for MSouth," said Mark Feidler, an MSouth Partner.

MSouth Equity Partners is a private equity investment firm that provides equity capital and expertise to support management teams in acquisitions and recapitalizations of lower middle market companies typically valued $25 - $125 million. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, MSouth invests primarily in the South with a consistent focus on management buyouts of business services, distribution and specialty manufacturing companies. With more than $700 million under management in two active funds, MSouth is a successor to Cravey, Green & Wahlen, Inc., which was founded in 1984.