Blue Sage Capital has promoted Jonathan Pearce and Eric Weiner to Vice President. In this role, Jonathan and Eric will be responsible for sourcing, evaluating, negotiating structuring, managing due diligence, and closing investment opportunities and subsequent portfolio company monitoring.
Mr. Pearce joined Blue Sage in May 2013 after spending four years with Avista Capital Partners, a generalist middle-market private equity firm with $5 billion under management. While at Avista, he focused on the evaluation and execution of investments primarily in the energy sector. Mr. Pearce is a Certified Public Accountant and a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin, where he earned a Masters in Professional Accounting and a Bachelor of Business Administration with a Minor in Finance.
Mr. Weiner joined Blue Sage August 2013 after completing his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Prior to business school, he worked for Berkshire Partners, a middle-market private equity firm with over $11 billion under management, specializing in investments primarily in consumer, retail, business services and industrial companies. He graduated from The University of Texas with a BBA degree in Finance and a BA in Government.
Blue Sage Capital specializes in growth, recapitalization and buyout financings of smaller middle-market companies based in Texas and the Southwest. Most of Blue Sage’s investments are in established, profitable companies with $25 million to $100 million of revenue and $5 million to $10 million of cash flow. Blue Sage invests in a variety of industries, with each initial investment in a company ranging from $10 million to $15 million. The firm is based in Austin, TX (www.bluesage.com).
2014 PEPD • Private Equity’s Leading News Magazine • 6-19-14