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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GrowthCap has compiled its list of the Top 40 Under 40 Growth Investors which highlights exceptional private capital investors in the growth segment. These impressive professionals have experiences that span the gamut, from being ex-entrepreneurs, to political advisors, to marines, to investment bankers, or even having worked in private equity since leaving college, but despite their vastly different pasts they are all currently in the business of helping emerging companies continue to grow and succeed.

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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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