March 08, 2022


Boca Raton, Florida, March 8, 2022 – Hidden Harbor Capital Partners (“Hidden Harbor”), an operationally oriented investment firm focused on the industrials and business services sectors, announced today it has re-hired Tucker Coates as Principal, Business Development.


As the day-to-day leader of Hidden Harbor’s business development team, Tucker will focus on the group’s strategy, originating investments, and developing relationships with deal partners across the middle market. Upon rejoining, Coates said: “I’m incredibly excited to return to a firm I was part of from its early days. Hidden Harbor is filled with talented, dedicated professionals who work tirelessly for their investors and portfolio company partners. The firm is built on a culture of continuous improvement and collaboration, and it’s a real privilege to once again contribute to that effort.”


Chris Paldino, Managing Partner, added: “We are thrilled to have Tucker re-join our team.  Tucker’s sourcing experience and leadership skills will be highly additive to our goal of being the preferred partner to small and middle market intermediaries.  Importantly, Tucker’s integrity and team-oriented approach aligns well with Hidden Harbor’s values driven culture.”


Prior to re-joining the firm, Tucker was a Director, Business Development for PNC Riverarch Capital. Before PNC Riverarch, Tucker held the Vice President, Business Development role at Hidden Harbor, was a founding partner of Curve Asset Management and worked for the institutional asset management division of BNY Mellon.  Tucker holds a degree in International Political Economy from Fordham University.


About Hidden Harbor Capital Partners

Hidden Harbor Capital Partners is a private equity firm which helps create business success stories by building teams focused on execution.  We believe that great companies are built on a strong group of people as their foundation, and that businesses succeed when they are intensely focused on executing a small set of well-defined objectives.  Hidden Harbor currently manages over $700 million of equity capital and is investing out of its second fund, a $450 million vehicle.  To learn more, visit and our page on LinkedIn.





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