PRESS RELEASE

San Diego, California, USA

Grantchester Group announced today, Clay Kiefaber has joined the private equity fund with a team of successful CEO’s, Operating Executives, Entrepreneurs and Private Equity leaders.  Mr. Kiefaber brings to Grantchester Group over 28 years of leadership experience, including his roles as CEO of Colfax Corporation, and executive positions at MASCO Corporation, including serving as CEO of Merillat Industries, a division of MASCO.  Mr. Kiefaber also served as a senior member of the Finance and Budget Team at the United States Department of Commerce responsible for zero-based budget development and redeployment/restructuring of resources in support of their strategic priorities of “Put America First” trade deals, productive U.S. job growth and improved Commerce Department productivity.

Mr. Kiefaber’s corporate experience as President, CEO and Board member brings strong leadership in global strategic planning and deployment, M&A, organization restructuring and people development, new and innovative product development capabilities, value selling, operational/service excellence, as well as technology and process improvement enablers across all functional areas. Mr. Kiefaber is a visionary leader who leverages human capital, technology and business process improvement to achieve exceptional results in all areas of the corporate balance sheet. His experience and expertise add tremendous value to Grantchester Group’s investments and acquisitions, while the organization thrives to exceed expectations of its Established Capital partners (ECPs) and Limited Partners (LPs).

About Grantchester Group: Grantchester is noted for creating long term sustainable competitive advantages through strategy, execution and organizational alignment. Grantchester Group has in depth knowledge of markets in which they invest, and dynamic opportunities to innovate with technology and strong partnerships. They are active investors collaborating with high performing management teams, which are further developed and supplemented to create operational excellence throughout.