Falcon Investment Advisors has held a final close of Falcon Strategic Partners IV, LP with $909.7 million of capital commitments, and above the fund’s original target of $850 million. Atlantic-Pacific Capital served as the exclusive global placement agent for the fund.
“We are pleased by the strong support that we received from investors. Atlantic-Pacific did a terrific job in helping to expand our LP base and raise global awareness of our unique value proposition in lower middle market investing,” said Christopher Thorsheim, Director of Investor Relations at Falcon.
Falcon Investment Advisors invests from $10 million to $75 million of subordinated debt and other junior capital in middle market companies to support management or leveraged buyouts, growth or acquisition capital, dividend recaps, generational transfers, structured finance and restructurings. Since its founding in 2000 by Sandeep Alva and William Kennedy, Falcon has invested in more than 50 companies in a range of industries. The firm has offices in Boston and New York (www.falconinvestments.com).
Atlantic‐Pacific Capital is a global placement agent and advisory firm dedicated to raising capital for alternative investments. Since 1995, the firm has executed over 70 capital raising assignments aggregating over $50 billion. Typical projects include private equity, real estate and infrastructure fund placements, as well as secondary advisory mandates and direct private placements. The firm has offices in New York, Greenwich, Chicago, San Francisco, London and Hong Kong (www.apcap.com).
“We are extremely honored to have successfully partnered with Falcon’s high quality and experienced team. Institutional investors responded very favorably to the firm’s differentiated strategy of creating unique and flexible capital solutions for middle market businesses to help them take advantage of strategic opportunities. Falcon’s track record of generating consistent and attractive risk-adjusted total returns across several cycles speaks for itself, and Fund IV is already off to a promising start,” said Brendan Edmonds, Partner at Atlantic-Pacific Capital.
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