Middle-market investor Bregal Partners has hired Charles Yoon as the firm’s newest Managing Partner. Mr. Yoon will focus on investing in growth-oriented companies in the consumer, food, specialty retail and healthcare retail space.
Mr. Yoon has spent the past twenty years investing in the middle market most recently as Partner at Monitor Clipper Partners. Prior to Monitor Clipper, he was a Principal with the LA-based private equity firm, Brentwood Associates. He began his private equity career in 1995 at Morgan Stanley Capital Partners. Mr. Yoon’s experience covers all aspects of the investment process from origination to transaction execution to portfolio management and to exit.
“Charles is a proven senior executive with an outstanding investment track record,” said Scott Perekslis, Co-founder and Managing Partner of Bregal Partners. “We are thrilled to have him as our partner and know that he will prove invaluable in our continuing efforts to build a world class team and invest our current and future funds.”
“We have known Charles for over 15 years and believe he is a perfect fit as we scale the Bregal Partners platform,” said Robert Bergmann, Co-founder and Managing Partner. “Our investors are also enthusiastic and have increased their commitment to our existing fund by $100 million. This 20% increase provides us with plenty of dry powder to continue to pursue our investment strategy.”
Bregal Partners invests from $25 million to $90 million of equity in companies operating in the consumer, food & retail, energy services and healthcare services. Target investments generate $15 million to $75 million or more of EBITDA. The firm has $600 million of committed capital funded by a sixth-generation family foundation. Bregal Partners is based in New York (www.bregalpartners.com).
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