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New York Life Investments Announces Apogem Capital as New Brand for its Private Markets Alternatives Boutique

April 4, 2022 – New York Life Investments today announced Apogem Capital as the new brand for its dedicated private markets alternatives boutique, bringing together the capabilities and investment teams of GoldPoint Partners, Madison Capital Funding and PA Capital.

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PA Capital Closes on $673 Million Across Two Private Equity Funds: Largest Multi-Manager and Co-investment Funds to Date

March 2, 2022 – PA Capital, a leading private equity investor in the North American middle market, held final closes for two of its private equity funds earlier this year.

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Is the Illiquidity Premium Dead?

November 2021 – Each quarter, we survey managers across the New York Life Investments platform to gather views, identify priority themes, and pressure-test investment ideas.

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Gauge Capital Announces Strategic Partnership with RidgeLake Partners

October 6, 2021 – Gauge Capital, a leading growth-oriented middle market private equity firm, is pleased to announce that RidgeLake Partners has made a strategic investment in the Firm. Specific terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Lessons Learned: Insights From the COVID-19 Crisis for Middle Market Private Equity Sponsors

Q3 2021 – The COVID-19 crisis forced middle market private equity sponsors to make rapid changes to core business and investment processes to keep their businesses running and their portfolios intact. Because many of these changes proved successful under the most trying circumstances, some will remain in place long after the pandemic recedes, permanently altering the industry.

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Summer Street Capital Closes Continuation Fund Led by PA Capital to Support the Growth of Coastal Waste & Recycling

August 24, 2021 – Summer Street Capital Partners is pleased to announce the closing of a continuation fund transaction, continuing Summer Street’s control ownership in Coastal Waste & Recycling, and reaffirming its commitment to supporting the company’s long-term growth strategy.

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Sentinel Capital Partners Announces Strategic Partnership with Blackstone and RidgeLake Partners

July 22, 2021 – Sentinel Capital Partners, a private equity firm that invests in promising midmarket companies, today announced a strategic partnership led by funds managed by Blackstone’s GP Stakes business and including RidgeLake Partners.

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RidgeLake Partners Joins GP Stakes Market with $500m Pot

August 4, 2020 – The partnership between New York Life affiliate PA Capital and Ottawa Avenue Private Capital is targeting fund managers in the lower mid-market.

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