Bridge Growth Partners has hired Alison Catchpole as vice president of finance and controller. Catchpole is the former CFO and managing director at Solera Capital.
New York, June 5, 2014 – Bridge Growth Partners, LLC, a growth-oriented private equity investment firm focused on investments in technology and financial services as well as technology-enabled opportunities in other sectors, today announced that Alison Catchpole, former Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director of Solera Capital LLC, has joined the firm as Vice President of Finance and Controller.
“Alison has great credentials and experience as part of a successful private equity leadership team on top of her track record of strategic and operational excellence in finance and financial services,” said Tom Manley, Chief Administrative Officer and Senior Managing Director of Bridge Growth Partners. “The entire firm is delighted to welcome Alison to Bridge Growth Partners and we look forward to benefiting from her knowledge and experienced perspective as we complete the build out of our platform and deliver best-in-class service and value to our investors.”
“I am excited to join the talented Bridge Growth Partners team and share their belief in the power of blending investing and operational expertise together in the nucleus of the firm,” said Ms. Catchpole. “I look forward to working alongside my new colleagues to continue cultivating and maintaining deep partnerships with portfolio companies and the broader investment community in order to deliver on our investment objectives.”
Ms. Catchpole previously served as Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director of Solera Capital, where she was responsible for Solera’s finance and investor relations functions, and was also a liaison with each portfolio company’s chief financial officer. Prior to joining Solera, Ms. Catchpole spent eight years at Invesco Private Capital as Vice President of Operations, where she was responsible for the accounting, performance measurement and trading for their direct and fund of funds investments. She began her career as an auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers, specializing in the financial services industry. She received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Boston College and is a Certified Public Accountant.
About Bridge Growth Partners
Bridge Growth Partners, LLC is a uniquely structured growth-oriented private equity firm that focuses on investments in the technology and financial services sectors. The firm’s founding principals are Sander Levy, Alok Singh, and Kevin Parker. For more information about Bridge Growth Partners, please visit www.bridgegrowthpartners.com.