Vopne Capital Launches $20 Million Buyout Fund
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Vopne Capital Launches $20 Million Buyout Fund

vopne nfVopne Capital, a lower middle market private equity firm, has launched its first fund, Vopne Capital Fund I, with $20 million of equity capital.

“We’re excited to launch the fund,” said Jim Bloom, Managing Partner at Vopne Capital. “The lower middle market contains great companies whose access to capital is limited. Vopne Fund I provides us with dedicated capital for small business owners looking to sell, recapitalize or transition ownership of their company.”

Vopne invests from $3 million to $15 million in North American companies that have revenues of $4 million to $25 million and EBITDA of $1 million to $5 million. Sectors of interest include healthcare, manufacturing, business services, industrial, aerospace and defense. The word “vopne” is Scandinavian for a weapon used to gain advantage in a contest or battle. Vopne was founded by Jim Bloom in 2012 and is based in San Francisco (www.vopne.com).

Mr. Bloom previously was a Principal at Tinicum Capital Partners, a $1.5 billion private investment fund. Before Tinicum, he held senior management positions in operations, sales, marketing and strategy, including: head of Strategy & Business Development and member of the buyout management team at FEI Women’s Health (acquired by Barr Laboratories), head of Sales & Marketing at ShareBuilder Corp. (acquired by ING Direct), Director of Operations at ADAC (acquired by Philips), and a consultant at Bain & Company. Mr. Bloom earned his MBA at Stanford University and his BA at Colorado College.

© 2013 PEPD • Private Equity’s Leading News Magazine • 10-30-13

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