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Yoon Joins Bregal Partners as Managing Partner

September 21, 2015, 07:13 AM

Bregal Partners, a family-backed investment firm focused on building industry-leading companies in the middle market, announced that Charles Yoon will join the firm as managing partner. Yoon will continue to focus on investing in growth-oriented companies with proven business models in the consumer, food, specialty retail and healthcare retail space.

Yoon has spent the past twenty years in the middle market private equity space, 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. Yoon began his private equity career in 1995 at Morgan Stanley Capital Partners. He has extensive experience in all aspects of the investment process from deal origination and transaction execution to business building initiatives, investment management and ultimate realization. Yoon has acted as a director on the boards of companies such as: My Eye Dr., Castor & Pollux/Merrick Pet Care, Earth Fare, Pilot Automotive, Paradigm Tax Group and Market Track.

“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.”

Robert Bergmann, co-founder and managing partner, added, “We have known Charles for over 15 years and believe he is a perfect fit as we scale the Bregal Partners platform. 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 is a private investment firm that invests alongside management teams to build industry leading companies in the middle market. With $600 million of committed capital funded by a sixth-generation family foundation with roots to 1841, Bregal Partners brings experience, stability, and a long-term outlook to all of its investment activities.

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