Greenwich, CT - October 4, 2010 - Brynwood Partners L.P. ("Brynwood Partners"), a lower middle market private equity firm based in Greenwich, CT, is pleased to announce that it recently completed the final close of its latest fund, Brynwood Partners VI L.P. ("Brynwood VI" or the "Fund") with $305 million of committed capital.
"We are both pleased and proud to announce the final close of Brynwood VI at $305 million, the largest fund in our 26 year history," said Hendrik J. Hartong III, Senior Managing Partner. "We are grateful for the support from all of our limited partners and happy to welcome 10 new limited partners into our latest fund. We believe that our track record and operationally-focused investment strategy in the lower middle market continues to be well received by the investment community."
Brynwood Partners is actively pursuing new platform investments for Brynwood VI and continues to maximize returns for its remaining investments in prior funds. "We are pleased with the performance of our first Brynwood VI investment, Balance Bar Company, and we are actively seeking new investments for Brynwood VI. We are also working on several divestitures from our Brynwood Partners V L.P. fund and hope to return a significant amount of capital to our limited partners in the coming months.", said Ian B. MacTaggart, Managing Partner.
About Brynwood Partners L.P. Founded in 1984, Brynwood Partners is an operationally-focused private equity fund that makes control investments in lower middle market companies. Brynwood Partners targets companies operating in the following sectors: (a) consumer products, (b) light manufacturing with low capital-intensive requirements, (c) service businesses and (d) specialty retailing.
Brynwood Partners is currently managing over $640 million of private equity capital for its limited partners who include U.S. and international pension funds, fund-of-funds, endowments, high net worth family investment offices and financial institutions. For more information on Brynwood Partners please visit www.BrynwoodPartners.com.