The Petra Team is Growing!

Nashville, TN  – Petra Capital Partners ( is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to its investment team. Carter Owen joined the team as Petra’s new Director of Business Development while Sean Murphy joined Petra Capital Partners as a Senior Associate.

Carter joins Petra after origination experience with Gemini Investors, a lower middle market private equity firm in Wellesley, MA. As Director of Business Development, Carter will focus on growing Petra’s pipeline of investment opportunities through developing and maintaining relationships with intermediaries, co-investing partners, business owners, and other sources of deal flow. Carter began his career in sales at Oracle.

Sean came to Petra after most recently working as a Senior Investment Associate at Ascension Ventures in St. Louis, Missouri. While there, Sean evaluated investment opportunities and supported portfolio companies across the Healthcare IT, Healthcare Services, and Medical Device verticals. Before joining Ascension Ventures, Sean worked in Canaccord Genuity’s healthcare investment banking group where he focused on M&A transactions within the Healthcare IT and Healthcare Services space.

We are actively looking for new investments of subordinated debt and equity in high growth business, tech-enabled and healthcare services companies for PGF IV.

About Petra Capital Partners

Petra Capital Partners, LLC is a private equity firm based in Nashville, Tennessee. The firm is currently investing its fourth SBIC fund, Petra Growth Fund IV, which has $208 million of available capital to invest. Petra provides subordinated debt and preferred stock to high growth companies for expansion, acquisition, buyout, refinancing or recapitalization, often in partnership with the founding management team. Petra seeks to invest up to $20 million in growth companies that possess a minimum of $10 million in revenue and positive EBITDA at the time of investment. The fund targets business, healthcare and technology-enabled services companies. For more information, please visit Petra’s website at or call (615) 313-5999.