Lux Research, the leading provider of insight and analysis that inspires, illuminates, and ignites, the world’s largest multinational companies in consumer product goods, energy, chemicals, industrial materials, and agrifood, today announced the company’s Board of Directors has appointed Frank D. Brilliant as Chief Executive Officer. He will assume day-to-day leadership of the company and become a member of Lux’s Board of Directors. Before joining Lux, Brilliant held leadership positions at Evaluate Pharma, Wolters Kluwer, Arch

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As a growth equity investor at New York-based private equity firm Bregal Sagemount, Kirk Smith is wired to look for high-impact companies that maximize untapped opportunity, focusing on those that are primed for accelerated organic growth or perhaps a transformative acquisition. It’s not surprising that Kirk, along with two colleagues, recently applied their trained eyes for scouting opportunities within Bregal Sagemount itself, and proposed that the company take advantage of new, disruptive approaches to hiring

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New capital to help Printful continue to scale on-demand printing after nearly doubling revenue in 2020 -- Printful, an industry-leading print-on-demand drop shipping and fulfillment company announces a $130 million non-control investment from Bregal Sagemount, a leading growth equity firm. The financing establishes Printful as the first privately owned company with Latvian roots to achieve unicorn status with a valuation of above $1 billion. The new partnership will support the launch of additional products and

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Combined Businesses to Create Best-in-Class End-to-End Platform for Fleet Management, Field Services and Video Telematics Software -- Accel-KKR, a leading tech-focused private equity firm with over $10 billion of assets under management, today announced that it has acquired GPS Insight, a fleet management software leader. Founded in 2005, GPS Insight provides SaaS-based fleet management software and complementary solutions for Class 3-6 fleets in the United States and Canada. Simultaneously, Accel-KKR announced that it is merging

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Also Announces Key Executive Hires, New Utah Headquarters, and Strategic Acquisition of CanIRank -- Today, Scorpion, a leading provider of technology and services helping local businesses thrive, announced a $100 million investment from Bregal Sagemount to expand its technology and customer offerings. This funding is a reflection of the exceptional growth in Scorpion's business and investor belief in its vision to empower local businesses and the communities they serve. Through Scorpion's blend of AI technology

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Steve McLaughlin, Founder of FT Partners and Gene Yoon, Founder of Bregal Sagemount Form SPAC To Pursue Business Combination in FinTech, Enterprise Software or Tech-Enabled Services -- Independence Holdings Corp. (the "Company") announced today the pricing of its initial public offering of 43,500,000 units at a price to the public of $10.00 per unit. The units are expected to commence trading on March 9, 2021 on The Nasdaq Capital Markets (the “Nasdaq”) under the ticker

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Acquisition Will Extend Diligent’s Modern Governance Platform with Steele’s Industry-Leading Ethics and Compliance Capabilities -- Diligent Corporation (“Diligent” or the “Company”), the modern governance company with a platform used by nearly 700,000 board directors and leaders across 19,000 clients, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Steele Compliance Solutions, Inc. (“Steele”), a global leader in ethics and compliance SaaS. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Steele is the trusted market leader

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Corcentric, a leading provider of business spend management and revenue management software and services, today announced the acquisition of Vendorin from Juvo Technologies for a purchase price of $100 million. Other financial terms were not disclosed, and the acquisition was financed with cash on hand following Bregal Sagemount’s investment in May 2020. Based out of Hattiesburg, MS, Vendorin is a high growth B2B integrated payments network that makes it easy for buyers to enroll and

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As we look forward to 2021, we at Sagemount are enthusiastic for the future and proud of the year we had in 2020. Some key highlights for us include: New Platform Investments We had an active year of new deal-making and are proud to welcome the following companies to the Sagemount portfolio: Minority Equity financing led by Sagemount. Accellion provides enterprise content firewall solutions that consolidate, control, and secure sensitive third party communications. Minority Equity

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Procurement Advisors LLC announces its new name, logo, and website as part of comprehensive rebranding campaign. -- Procurement Advisors, North America’s leading and most data-forward group purchasing organization for Maintenance, Repair, and Operations (MRO) supplies, launches a comprehensive rebrand in response to significant investments and a rapid broadening of its analytical offerings. The change in company name to Procure Analytics reflects its high-touch, data-driven procurement solutions. Over the past several years, Procure Analytics (“PA” for

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