Bregal Partners, a NYC-based investment firm focused on building middle market companies, added Charles Yoon as Managing Partner.
After spending the past twenty years in the middle market private equity space, most recently as Partner at Monitor Clipper Partners. 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.
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 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.
Led by co-founders and Managing Partners Robert Bergmann and Scott Perekslis, Bregal Partners also announced that investors have increased their commitment to its existing fund by $100m, from $500m to $600m.
The firm invests equity between $25m and $90m (with the ability to invest up to $150m with co-investment from Bregal Investments) in consumer, food and retail; energy services; and healthcare services verticals.