COVINGTON, Ga. – June 8, 2016: Arcus Hunting, LLC, a Bregal Partners company, has completed its acquisition of Trophy Taker, Inc. (“Trophy Taker,” or the “Company”), a leading provider of arrow rests, broadheads, and related accessories. While Dan Evans, the Company’s founder, will continue to work on new product releases for Trophy Taker following the acquisition, he is also launching a new platform, Option Archery, to continue selling his newly released sights and quivers. Trophy

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In April 2015, Shock Doctor completed its biggest acquisition when it merged with McDavid, the specialist in knee and ankle braces. And in August of that year, Shock Doctor changed its name to United Sports Brands to signify its position as one of the leading consolidators in the sporting goods space. In October, it acquired Nathan Sports, the developer of visibility and hydration solutions for runners. Well before those acquisitions, the company had acquired Cutter,

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COVINGTON, Ga. – March 24, 2016: Arcus Hunting, LLC, a Bregal Partners company, has completed its acquisition of Ramcat Broadheads (“Ramcat,” or the “Company”), a leading provider of broadheads, replacement blades, and quivers. Brett and Chris Fulton, the Company’s founders, will continue to be a part of the Arcus family following the acquisition. Ramcat marks Arcus Hunting’s fourth investment in the archery space since November 2014. “Ramcat has developed best-in-class broadheads with its patented deep

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New York, NY, October 26, 2015 - Bregal Partners today announced that its portfolio company United Sports Brands, which includes the Shock Doctor and McDavid brands, has acquired NATHAN Sports, the Running Essentials™ market leader in athletic hydration, visibility and performance gear. United Sports Brands will utilize its expertise and experience to create new market opportunities for NATHAN, enabling the brand’s continued focus on ground-breaking product innovation. “We're excited to add NATHAN to United Sports

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New York, NY, September 21, 2015 – 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. Charles will continue to focus on investing in growth-oriented companies with proven business models in the consumer, food, specialty retail and healthcare retail space. Charles has spent the past twenty years in the middle market private equity space, most recently as Partner

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Last week's announcement that an all-star lineup of CEOs from three of the US seafood industry's largest companies would help throw a line to troubled whitefish giant American Seafoods rocked the sector, and brought a dramatic ending to the long running drama surrounding the future of the company. Last Thursday, Pacific Seafood Group CEO Frank Dulcich, Bumble Bee Seafoods CEO Chris Lischewski and former Icicle Seafoods CEO Amy Humphreys agreed to take part in the

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Bregal Partners managing partner and co-founder Scott Perekslis left the board of directors of American Seafoods Group (ASG) a year ago, but his return to it on Thursday was always in his sights. The resignation only came about from Perekslis’s desire to avoid conflicts of interest as Bregal explored alternatives to addressing the debt situation, Perekslis told Undercurrent News on Thursday, the day after officially forming American Seafood Partners – through which Perekslis says Bregal

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Aside from reducing the total amount American Seafoods owed to lenders, the restructuring features lower interest rates. Several big fish have joined in a recapitalization deal for American Seafoods, lightening the heavy debt load under which the Seattle-based company has struggled for years. After reeling in new capital, the company that calls itself “the largest harvester of wild-caught fish for human consumption in the U.S.” has reduced its debts from a previously estimated $900 million-plus

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An all-star lineup of seafood executives on Thursday announced they would join private equity group Bregal Partners in a deleveraging recapitalization of struggling fisheries giant American Seafoods that will put the company back on firm financial footing. Pacific Seafood Group, one of North America’s largest seafood companies, will be joined by Bumble Bee Seafoods CEO Chris Lischewski and former Icicle Seafoods CEO Amy Humphreys in the capital investment and refinancing of the company’s debt, establishing

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Recapitalization and new ownership group marks a new era, American Seafoods CEO told IntraFish in an exclusive interview. American Seafoods CEO Bernt Bodal has been on a rollercoaster ride with his company over the past several years, and in the past several months in particular. The company was able to secure a recapitalization with heavyweight investors including Pacific Seafood, Bumble Bee CEO Chris Lischewski and former Icicle Seafoods CEO Amy Humphreys, who joined private equity

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