NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Uni-World Capital, a private equity firm focused on buy-outs and growth capital investments in the lower middle market, today announced the formal renaming and re-branding of the firm's investment manager as "Verus Investment Partners ®", doing business as "Verus" or "Verus Private Equity SM". Verus Investment Partners is engaged in the business of private equity fund management, focusing on making investments in operating companies headquartered in the United States and Canada.
Since its formation in 2009, Uni-World - now Verus Private Equity - has deployed over $50 million into five consumer products, business services and manufacturing platform companies. Christopher P. Fuller, co-founder and managing partner of Verus Investment Partners, said, "Our core principals are to be true, honest and transparent in the investments we make and in our dealings with our partners. We chose the name 'Verus' over two years ago because of the root concept of 'veracity' in making investments and adhering to our established investment philosophy."