Eric Weiner | Blue Sage Capital

Blue Sage Capital Grows Team With Second Fund

AUSTIN, Texas – Blue Sage Capital is pleased to announce today the addition of two hires to its team: Eric Weiner as a Senior Associate and Erica Holland as an Associate. Blue Sage closed its second fund of $150 million earlier this year and is actively seeking investment opportunities.

Eric Weiner joins Blue Sage as a Senior Associate. In his role with Blue Sage, Eric assists with evaluating, structuring, due diligence, and financial modeling of investment opportunities and maintains portfolio company monitoring responsibility. Eric joins Blue Sage following the completion of his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar.

Peter Huff, Blue Sage Co-Founder and Managing Member, said, “We are thrilled to have Eric join our team. He brings with him extensive portfolio company and sourcing experience that will benefit Blue Sage as we seek to invest our second fund.”

Prior to business school, Eric worked for Berkshire Partners, a middle-market private equity firm with over $11 billion under management, specializing in investments primarily in consumer, retail, business services and industrial companies. Eric also worked as a senior associate consultant at Bain & Company in the Dallas and Melbourne office. Eric graduated from The University of Texas with a BBA degree in Finance from the Business Honors Program and a BA in Government, both with Highest Honors.

Erica Holland | Blue Sage Capital

Erica Holland joins Blue Sage as an Associate. In her role with Blue Sage, Erica assists with evaluating, structuring, due diligence, and financial modeling of investment opportunities. Jim McBride, Blue Sage Co-Founder and Managing Member, said, “Erica is an excellent addition to the Blue Sage team. We are excited to leverage her analytical and valuation skill-set.”

Previously, she was an Analyst in the Financial Institutions Investment Banking Group at J.P. Morgan in New York City. While at J.P. Morgan, Erica analyzed and executed mergers and acquisitions, strategic advisory and debt/equity financing transactions. Erica graduated summa cum laude from Duke University with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and minors in Markets and Management Studies and Cultural Anthropology.

About Blue Sage Capital

Blue Sage Capital is an Austin, Texas-based private equity firm specializing in growth, recapitalization and buyout financings of smaller middle market companies based in Texas and the Southwest. Most of Blue Sage's investments are in established, profitable companies with $10 million to $100 million of revenue and $3 million to $10 million of cash flow at the time of investment. Blue Sage invests in a variety of industries, with each initial investment typically ranging from $10 million to $20 million.

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