By Tamika Cody, Fortune -- Gene Yoon will help steer Bregal Sagemount toward growth-oriented investments within the business service, software and technology space. -- Bregal Investments placed former private equity head of Goldman Sachs & Co., Gene Yoon, in the driver seat to lead its latest direct investment platform, Bregal Sagemount I LP. The newest fund, which has $500 million in committed capital, will be used to invest in growth-oriented companies in the business services,

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By Dan Primack, FORTUNE -- Bregal Investments has formed Bregal Sagemount I, a $500 million private equity fund that will take control and non-control positions. Led by by Gene Yoon, the former head of private equity for Goldman Sachs' Americas Special Situations Group, Bregal Sagemount will focus on investing $15 million to $75 million in companies, and in partnership with Bregal Investments, can invest up to $150 million. Bregal Sagemount I New York, NY Buyout

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By Christine Harper, Bloomberg -- Gene Yoon, who left Goldman Sachs Group Inc. in March after five years at the firm, won backing for a $500 million fund that plans to make private-equity investments similar to those he oversaw at his former company. The money for Bregal Sagemount’s first pool was provided by Bregal Investments and the fund’s management team, Yoon said in a telephone interview today. Bregal Investments, the private-equity division of Zug, Switzerland-based

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By Beina Xu, Dow Jones -- People launch new firms for a variety of reasons, but for Gene Yoon and his small team at Bregal Sagemount, forming their own vehicle was the natural step after heading up a private equity group at Goldman Sachs & Co. "If you're in this business and don't want to be a managing partner of your own fund, you're probably not wired for this industry," said Mr. Yoon, who founded

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By Jake Simpson, Law360 -- New York-based corporate investment firm Bregal Investments has launched a new $500 million growth-oriented private equity fund headed by a former private equity head for Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Bregal said Wednesday. Bregal Investments, which is based in New York and has offices in London, said it has closed the Bregal Sagemount I LP fund with committed capital reserve of roughly $500 million. The fund will be growth-oriented investment of

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By Jonathan Marino, PE HUB -- Today, PE and VC GPs who are scrimping and scrounging to put together funds can find a man to point at who causes them to become green with envy. His name is Gene Yoon, and the Goldman Sachs veteran will lead Bregal Sagemount, a single-LP private equity firm with $500 million to put to use and a rather broad mandate. Yoon, his partners, and Bregal Sagemount will pursue not

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By Thomas Dunford, Wall Street Journal -- Bregal Sagemount closes its Bregal Sagemount I LP fund at $500 million…Altus Capital Partners acquires International Imaging Materials, a maker of thermal transfer ribbons, which are used to print bar-code labels, high durability product labels, outdoor signage and flexible packaging…Monument Capital Group teams up with LLR Partners to buy security infrastructure business System Development Integration. Original post appeared at:

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Bregal Investments announces formation of Bregal Sagemount I, L.P. with $500 Million of Committed Capital to Invest in Growth Sectors -- In its continued commitment to building out its direct investment platforms, Bregal Investments announced today that it has formed Bregal Sagemount I, L.P., a private equity fund capitalized with $500 million in committed capital. Bregal Sagemount will be led by Gene Yoon, formerly of Goldman, Sachs & Co., and will focus on growth-oriented investments

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