NEW YORK – January 26, 2022 –Newlight Partners LP (“Newlight”), a growth equity investment firm, today announced that Joshua Ho-Walker has been promoted to Partner. In addition, James Antoniotti and Kristian Hila have been promoted to Principal.
“We are proud to recognize the substantial contributions of Josh, James and Kristian with these well-deserved promotions,” said David Wassong and Ravi Yadav, Co-Managing Partners of Newlight. “Notably, we are thrilled to welcome Josh to the firm’s partnership. Since joining the Newlight team over a decade ago, Josh has distinguished himself as an outstanding investor and leader, and has driven significant value creation for our portfolio companies, management teams and other stakeholders. We are also pleased to acknowledge James and Kristian’s hard work and look forward to their long-term, continued success at Newlight.”
Joshua Ho-Walker joined the Newlight team in 2008 from Merrill Lynch and leads the firm’s thematic investments in Evolution of Bandwidth Consumption. Currently, he serves as a member of the Boards of Directors of Newlight portfolio companies euNetworks, Honest Networks, Sail Internet, and Lit Fibre.
James Antoniotti joined the Newlight team in 2016 and focuses on investments across themes. Prior to joining Newlight, he worked as an investment banker at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Kristian Hila joined the Newlight team in 2016 and focuses on investments across themes. Prior to joining Newlight, he worked as an investment banker at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
About Newlight Partners LP
Newlight Partners LP is a control-oriented growth equity investment firm that builds businesses in partnership with founders and exceptional management teams. The Newlight team has been investing together since 2005, originally as the Strategic Investments Group at Soros Fund Management LLC (Soros), and now as Newlight after the team's spin-out from Soros in 2018. Newlight's thematic investment approach focuses on marketplace opportunities in rapidly growing subsectors. Newlight currently has over $5 billion in capital commitments and assets under management.
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