Kainos Capital Promotes Daniel Hopkin and Nirav Shah to Partner

Dallas, July 9, 2015 – Kainos Capital, a firm specializing in acquiring and managing food and consumer businesses, today announced that Daniel Hopkin and Nirav Shah have been promoted to Partners of the firm. Mr. Hopkin and Mr. Shah have been longstanding members of Kainos and previously served as Principals of the firm.

Andrew Rosen, Managing Partner of Kainos Capital, said: “We are very proud to recognize the accomplishments of Dan Hopkin and Nirav Shah with these well- deserved promotions. Since joining our team many years ago each has made exceptional contributions to our investment program and demonstrated strong leadership within our firm and with our portfolio companies. They and the many other Kainos professionals have enabled our firm to enjoy great success and will play significant roles as our firm continues to grow and expand its investment activities.”

Mr. Hopkin joined the Kainos team in 2004 and before then was with the Mergers & Acquisitions department of Morgan Stanley. He received his B.A. in Accounting and Master of Professional Accountancy from Brigham Young University.

Mr. Shah joined the Kainos team in 2008 and before then was with Thomas H. Lee Partners and Bain Capital, and worked as a management consultant at Bain & Company. He received his B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

About Kainos Capital

Kainos Capital is a middle market private equity firm with an exclusive focus on the food and consumer sector. The Kainos team has extensive investment and operating experience in the industry, having invested more than $2 billion of equity in more than 45 transactions with a total transaction value in excess of $7 billion. The firm’s strategy is to build a diversified portfolio of growing and strategically relevant food and consumer businesses that trade buyers would like to acquire. For more information, visit Kainos Capital’s website at www.kainoscapital.com.