HKW Hires New Vice President for Transaction Team

INDIANAPOLIS, October 18, 2019 – HKW, a middle-market private equity firm focused on growth-oriented companies, today announced the hiring of Joonhyung (Jay) Rhim as a Vice President on the firm’s Transaction team. Based in Indianapolis, Mr. Rhim will focus on the business services sector.

“We are excited to have Jay join the HKW team,” said Luke Phenicie, Lead Transaction Partner. “Jay’s experience advising on technology-focused mergers and acquisitions, along with his transaction and portfolio company private equity experience, will be a significant asset as we continue our focus on investing in growth-oriented technology companies.”

Mr. Rhim has deep and diverse experience in the investment industry. Prior to joining HKW, Mr. Rhim was a director at Parallaxes Capital, an alternative asset manager, as well as a Private Equity Associate at Lone Star Funds / Hudson Advisors. He also served as an Investment Banking Analyst and Associate in the Technology Group at Credit Suisse. Mr. Rhim received a B.S. in Finance from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.