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Andrew Paul

AB '78

Enhanced Capital (New York City, NY)


Andrew Paul is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Enhanced Capital and Chairman of its Investment Committees. Andy works closely with all Enhanced Capital fund managers and Enhanced Capital's portfolio companies. He is also the Managing General Partner of Enhanced Equity Fund, a $225 million equity fund focused on buyouts of and growth capital for lower middle-market companies, as well as the Managing Member of Sopris Capital Associates which invests opportunistically in small, emerging companies primarily in healthcare and technology. He has been actively engaged in private equity and venture capital investing for over 20 years, primarily in the healthcare industry.

Prior to founding ECP, Andy was a General Partner and a Managing General Partner at Welsh, Carson, Anderson and Stowe (“WCAS”) a leading private equity firm with over $12 billion under management. Andy focused on healthcare investing during his 16 year career at WCAS. Prior to WCAS, Andy was an associate of the venture capital group of Hambrecht & Quist. Education

Andy graduated from Cornell University and received his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1983.

Board Affiliations

He serves on the boards of numerous companies and charitable organizations.