CenterGate closes debut fund at $350 mln

CenterGate Capital Partners has raised $350 million for its oversubscribed maiden fund, beating its $300 million target. CenterGateFund I will focus on lower mid-market companies in North America. The fund’s limited partners include foundations, private pension plans, insurance companies, funds of funds, and family offices.

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AUSTIN, TX (PRWEB) DECEMBER 16, 2016

CenterGate Capital Partners, LP (“CenterGate”), a leading private equity firm, announced today the final closing of CenterGate Capital Partners I (“CenterGate Fund I” or the “Fund”). CenterGate Fund I, with $350 million in investor capital commitments, will focus on control investments that transform lower middle market companies in North America.

CenterGate Fund I, which had a $300 million target, is the first institutional private equity fund for the firm and was substantially oversubscribed.
Tiffany Kosch, a CenterGate Managing Director, commented, “We are humbled by the support from the investment community across the country for our inaugural Fund. Our investor base includes a mix of premier institutions, including foundations, private pension plans, insurance companies, funds of funds, and family offices.”

“Despite strong demand, we proactively kept the size of the fund capped at $350 million so we can adhere to our niche investment strategy” added Lewis Schoenwetter, Managing Director.

The CenterGate investment team is managed by co-founders and partners Tiffany Kosch, Lewis Schoenwetter, and Stenning Schueppert.

About CenterGate Capital
CenterGate Capital is an Austin-based private equity firm focused on investing in lower middle market companies with up to $250 million of revenue. In order to realize their potential, these companies need flexible capital, strategic guidance and strong management teams. CenterGate’s investment strategy creates long-term value by enhancing companies’ core value. CenterGate brings together a balance of transactional and operational experience along with a network of advisors and strategic relationships which provide their portfolio companies with exceptional resources. http://www.centergatecapital.com