Christopher Speight, who was previously chief financial officer (CFO) of Alltech, the global animal nutrition company, has joined MiddleGround as a partner.
MiddleGround is an operationally focused private equity firm specializing in middle market B2B industrial and specialty distribution companies.
During his time at Alltech, Speight headed the global corporate finance, treasury management and M&A functions, built out the company’s finance organization and enhanced its access to capital markets.
Throughout the course of his career, he has advised on dozens of M&A and capital-raising transactions. In addition to his primary work in agribusiness, he has also managed numerous transactions in the broader food and beverage and consumer spaces.