JR has been performing successful buyouts for nearly 20 years, as both an executive and an investor. While still in his twenties, he led the buy-out of a group of East Coast wholesale, retail and real estate companies. Over 10 years, he grew the companies to over $80 million in revenue and 300 employees and successfully exited through a strategic sale.
As an investor, JR focuses on buyouts and growth opportunities. Before founding Caldicot, he invested actively as both a venture capital and private equity investor focusing on niche companies in a variety of industries.
Matthews received a BSE in Electrical Engineering from Duke University with Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude honors and Distinction and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He currently serves on the Duke University Pratt School of Engineering Board of Visitors.
Paul is an Associate at Caldicot Capital. His responsibilities include sourcing deals, conducting due diligence, structuring and executing transactions, and monitoring portfolio companies.
Prior to joining Caldicot, he worked in private equity at Tregaron Capital, an SBIC fund focused on lower middle market transactions. Before that, he worked at Silver Trail Ventures in San Francisco focusing on investments in early stage enterprise software startups.
Kiraly received a BS in Finance from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University with a minor in Music.