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13i Capital Corporation

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13i Capital Corporation provides Private Equity Capital to lower middle market companies throughout the world. Since 1993, when 13i Capital was founded, we have built our business on trust, honesty, and fairness. Our experienced and dedicated leadership team truly cares about the companies we choose to work with, and works diligently to make them more successful. These qualities are hard to find in today's international business environment, but we continue to build on them and extend our reputation and proven track record into new markets and new businesses.

We specialize in buying the controlling interests in privately held Industrial, Manufacturing and Distribution companies that are transitioning from entrepreneurial firms to a more professionally managed enterprise. If your company is one of exceptional quality and you are facing constraints on growth, let's discuss how we can help you achieve the next level in your company's success.

13i Capital's Leadership Profiles

Ram P. Thukkaram, Founder, Principal and Managing Director

Mr. Thukkaram has spent more than 30 years in manufacturing, having built a U.S. automotive supplier from 18 to 800 employees. Ram has an Engineering degree from the University of Madras and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin. He is a Managing Director of 13i Capital Corp., an investment firm that has purchased and operated niche market manufacturing enterprises in such diverse locations as Indiana, California, Ireland and Germany. In 1992, Ram received the Ellis Island Medal of Honor and was also named by the President as one of eight outstanding Asian American citizens.

Robert Lubin, Non-Executive Director

Robert Lubin joined 13i Capital as non-executive director in January 2008. He brings a wealth of knowledge in corporate finance, investment banking and private equity operating company management. He current holds a senior executive position with TransLoad America as Vice President, Finance. He joined TransLoad America Inc., a leading waste management company in the spring of 2006 and has been involved in numerous aspects of the waste-by-rail industry since 2002. He was a founding partner of Red Oak Rail Transport, LLC, a waste-by-rail company funded by Westhampton Capital Private Equity. Red Oak Rail Transport focused on acquiring and managing waste origination, transportation and disposal assets in the Northeast. Prior to entering the waste-by-rail sector, Mr. Lubin was a corporate finance professional for twelve years as Director and Head of the Industrial Growth and Services Investment Banking Group at CIBC World Markets in New York. This CIBC group specialized in building and managing investment banking business units targeting middle-sized environmental, industrial manufacturing, distribution and service companies. His clients at CIBC included Casella Waste, KTI, Capital Environmental, W.W. Grainger, Kennametal, Airgas, Regal Beloit and Onyx. He has completed more than 30 transactions since 1998 including public and private debt and equity offerings, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and other financial advisory engagements. Mr. Lubin received an M.B.A. from the Darden School at the University of Virginia and a B.A. in Political Science from Lehigh University.


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