Mergers & Acquisitions is recognizing nine dealmakers as the 2020 Rising Stars of Private Equity: David Farsai, Principal, Mainsail Partners, who is the first at the firm to rise from associate to principal Andrea McGuirt, Senior Associate, Palladium Equity Partners, who established a strategy for sourcing and executing opportunities in the current deal environment Molly Fitzpatrick, Vice President, Rallyday Partners, who led three investments and a divestment for the new PE firm Jenny Zhang, Vice

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Fund was oversubscribed, surpassing $1.35 billion target -- Bregal Sagemount, a leading growth-focused private equity firm, announced today that it has completed the final closing for Bregal Sagemount Fund III (“Fund III” or the “Fund”) at the Fund’s hard cap of $1.5 billion, exceeding its $1.35 billion target. Fund III will continue the investment strategy Bregal Sagemount has pursued since its inception in 2012 and focus on providing flexible capital and strategic assistance to market-leading

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Inc.'s inaugural list of founder-friendly private equity firms highlights shops that treat entrepreneurs as partners and operators--rather than as part of the furniture. -- Private equity firms have been called all kinds of nasty names over the years: asset strippers, corporate raiders, vulture capitalists. Don't be deterred by these labels. The PE firms making headlines over high-profile corporate bankruptcies such as Toys "R" Us are rarely the same investors who back small businesses. In fact,

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First Bregal Investments Fund to Open to Outside Investors -- Bregal Sagemount, a leading private equity firm focused on growth-oriented investments in both control and non-control situations, today announced the first and final close of Bregal Sagemount II, LP ("Sagemount II"), at the hard cap with total commitments of $960 million. Sagemount II was oversubscribed and significantly exceeded the original $800 million target. Sagemount II will continue Bregal Sagemount’s proven strategy of providing flexible capital

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Partners from Bregal Sagemount, Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), and Turn/River Capital Top the List -- GrowthCap announced today its annual Top 40 Under 40 Growth Investors ranking. The list was compiled based on nominations as well as a methodical review of the nominated investor's deal experience, overall background, firm reputation, and position as well as other key factors. The most weight was given to investors whose peers ranked them as the best of the best.

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By RJ Lumba, GrowthCap -- Daniel Kim, Partner of Bregal Sagemount, explains his firm’s unique position in the growth investing industry and how having the flexibility to invest across a company’s capital structure can lead to the most optimal financing solution for all parties. RJ: Daniel, thanks again for joining us. Can we kick off with a brief overview of Bregal Sagemount and what you focus on? Daniel: Sure, absolutely. Bregal Sagemount is a $650mm

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The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the 40 Under 40 Emerging Leaders Awards on Monday, May 18th. Philip Yates was named a winner for the Dealmaker Category. The M&A Advisor, renowned globally for its recognition of leading M&A, financing and turnaround professionals, created this event to promote mentorship and professional development amongst the emerging business leaders. Philip Yates has been chosen for his accomplishments and expertise from a pool of nominees by an independent

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To further expand its set of flexible capital solutions to growth companies, Bregal Sagemount announced today that it has launched a dedicated credit strategy. In conjunction, Bregal Investments has increased its commitment to Bregal Sagemount I, L.P. to $650 million. To lead the new credit effort, Bregal Sagemount has tapped Clayton Main, who has spent the last ten years at Goldman, Sachs & Co. as one of the founding team members of its Specialty Lending

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