New Mountain's private equity strategy seeks to acquire the highest quality leaders in carefully selected growth industries.
New Mountain Vantage Advisers, LLC ("Vantage") holds non-control positions in the U.S. public equity market.
New Mountain’s credit strategy applies the firm’s “defensive growth” industry approach to the debt portion of the capital structure.
Chad W. Fauser
Executive in Residence

Chad W. Fauser joined New Mountain in 2018.  Prior to New Mountain he was most recently the Co-Founding Partner and Head of Research at Venetus Partners.  Venetus pursued a fundamental, event-driven strategy with selective use of activism. Mr. Fauser brings with him 21 years of finance and investment experience.  Prior to Venetus, he served as a Partner at Trian Fund Management and was a key member of the investment team from inception in 2005 through 2015.  Mr. Fauser played a key role in many of the firm’s activist investments as well as in risk and portfolio management.  During his time at Trian, Mr. Fauser was a member of the Investment Committee of Trian Credit Partners and served as Executive Vice President of Trian Acquisition I Corp. Previously, Mr. Fauser was Vice President, Corporate Development of Triarc Companies, Inc. from 2003-2005.  Mr. Fauser began his career at Morgan Stanley in the Investment Banking Division, where he held several positions from 1996-2003.

Mr. Fauser earned a B.A. in Economics, Magna Cum Laude, from Duke University.

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