PE/VC  Pine Brook Partners

     Office Locations:

60 East 42nd Street, 50th Floor
New York, NY 10165
Phone: 212-847-4333
Fax: 212-847-4334

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  • Expansion
  • Middle Market



  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Financial Services



    Pine Brook Partners is a New York-based private equity firm established in 2006 by a team of experienced private equity professionals led by Howard Newman, former Vice Chairman of Warburg Pincus, to make business building and growth capital investments, primarily in the energy and financial services sectors. Pine Brook acts as a lead or control investor in growth equity opportunities in newly formed or established business to finance internal growth, acquisitions and the development of new products or projects. The firm's average equity capital commitment is $100 million to $200 million. Pine Brook typically finances its businesses with equity rather than debt, primarily using a 'Line of Equity' funding structure. The Line of Equity funding structure recognizes that building businesses is a multi-year process and therefore requires equity investments over time. Pine Brook, together with its limited partner co-investors, has invested and committed to invest approximately $5.5 billion in portfolio companies.



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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Bharath Srikrishnan Partner, Financial Services Investment Team
    Emily Sharko Partner, Chief Operating Officer
    Grace Kim Principal, Investor Relations
    Howard H. Newman Managing Partner
    Jim Rutherford Partner, Investor Relations


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