Speaker Bio


Dickson Suit

Dickson Suit

Managing Director, Ironwood Capital

Dickson Suit is managing director at Ironwood Capital. He has responsibility for deal origination, due diligence, underwriting, deal structuring and execution and portfolio management. He is a member of the investment committees of the mezzanine funds and leads Ironwood Capital’s Environmental Services Team.

Ironwood Capital is a Connecticut-based private equity firm that provides non-control growth capital to middle market companies, investing more than $700 million in over 130 companies over the past 17 years. Ironwood invests in the form of subordinated debt and preferred stock in amounts ranging from $5 million to $20 million to support business owners and financial sponsors in growth financings, full and partial recapitalizations, generational transitions and buyouts. Prior to joining Ironwood Capital in 2001, Dickson was an investment manager at Environmental Opportunities Funds I and II, where he was involved with financial modeling, business and financial due diligence, and structuring of equity investments in privately held environmental services and cleantech companies. His prior experience includes strategic planning at Pitney Bowes Financial Services and transaction due diligence at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.

He currently serves as a board member or board observer for various Ironwood portfolio companies. Additionally, he is member of the New York Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth and the Association of Asian American Investment Managers.

Dickson is a native of Hong Kong and lived there and in Japan for thirteen years. He is an accomplished distance runner and has completed many marathons. Dickson is a graduate of Brown University and holds an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

Session:

Raising Capital: Understanding Equity Investments and Debt Financing

November 19 @ 11:30 AM