Dallas’ Trive Capital Names Global Head of Investor Relations

Joining private equity firm Trive Capital after a decade at The Carlyle Group, Amy Wesley is responsible for capital formation, product development, and investor communication.

Dallas-based private equity firm Trive Capital has hired Amy Wesley as global head of investor relations, a role in which she is responsible for capital formation, product development, and investor communication.

Trive said that as a leader with deep experience in investor relations disciplines for more than half of her career, Wesley has a demonstrated track record of success in fundraising in diverse situations.

Trive Managing Partner Conner Searcy said Wesley’s immediate focus “will be on relationship building and communications with our existing investors and institutionalizing the firm’s investor relations function.”

“Over the longer term, her responsibilities will include capital formation and product development,” he added in a statement. “We believe Amy is a great fit, and her track record of leadership and teambuilding in diverse situations made it obvious that she was the right talent to lead the development of Trive’s investor relations team and best position the firm to serve its investors as we continue to grow the firm.”

Trive Capital has more than $7 billion of regulatory assets under management.

Wesley spent a decade at The Carlyle Group

Before joining Trive, Wesley spent 10 years at The Carlyle Group, where she was most recently the chief of staff to the global head of investor relations, responsible for department operations, distribution strategy, and strategic initiatives.

Previously, Wesley was the head of investor relations for Carlyle’s Real Estate Solutions Group. Before Carlyle, she worked in the UBS Private Funds Group, both in New York and London, where she advised financial sponsors on fundraising strategy and managed the global execution of private equity and private real estate fundraises.

In her new role at Trive, Wesley will work closely with other members of Trive’s leadership team to develop and manage the strategy for strengthening and growing existing investor relationships and sourcing new investor relationships, the firm said.

“Trive has impressed me with its mission to create fulfillment and lasting impact for its team, partner companies and investors,” Wesley said. “I feel privileged to join this growing organization and look forward to what we can build, together.”

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