Farhaad Wadia - Managing Partner

Farhaad Wadia is the Founder and Managing Partner of Variant Equity where he oversees all aspects of Variant Equity’s acquisition, operations, and administrative functions. Mr. Wadia is an active participant in the Firm's acquisition process and ongoing support of portfolio companies, where he provides strategic oversight and guidance in the execution and negotiation of M&A transactions, financing transactions, as well as post-close strategic direction for the Firm's investments. In his role, Mr. Wadia also serves as the Chairperson of Variant’s Investment Committee.

Ryan Kanaley - Vice President

Ryan Kanaley is a Vice President at Variant Equity, where he focuses on sourcing new acquisition opportunities and all execution aspects of acquisition and divestiture transactions for the Firm. Mr. Kanaley serves as an advisor to Variant Equity’s portfolio companies, assisting management in key strategic initiatives including divestiture, add-on acquisitions, refinancing transactions, as well as general post-acquisition monitoring and support.

CJ Faulwell - Associate

CJ Faulwell is an Associate at Variant Equity, where he is primarily focused on M&A execution for acquisition and divestiture transactions and sourcing new opportunities. Mr. Faulwell also assists Variant Equity's portfolio companies by providing strategic advisory as well as monitoring and special initiative support.

Note: Does not include operating partners.

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