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Investments

10

Portfolio Exits

3

Funds

1

About Sage Capital Partners

Sage Capital Partners is a private equity investment firm with committed capital that seeks to invest in lower middle-market companies. Sage Capital Partners actively pursues investment opportunities across several industry sectors, including consumer products, business services, and manufacturing. Investors in Sage Capital Partners include financiers, top executives, and founders of successful companies representing a broad spectrum of industries. Sage Capital Partners is the private equity arm of The Sage Group, a Los Angeles-based investment bank with a national focus on brand-driven enterprises.

Sage Capital Partners Headquarter Location

8000 Maryland Avenue Suite 1200

St. Louis, Missouri, 63105,

United States

314-754-1118

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Leading Content Creation Service Provider Crowd Content Acquired by...

Jan 6, 2021

Share Article Acquisition will help accelerate innovation and growth plans; Founder Clayton Lainsbury to remain on Board “Sage and Cetina are excellent partners for the next phase of Crowd Content's growth. We are in a very exciting space, and this new partnership will help Crowd Content serve its current customers better, while continuing to grow the customer base.” VICTORIA, British Columbia (PRWEB)January 06, 2021 Crowd Content Media, a company that helps businesses create content at any scale, is pleased to announce that it has been acquired by an investment group that includes Canadian-based Sage Capital and Northern California-based Cetina Capital. Since 2011, Crowd Content has been helping brands create publish-ready content at scale. The company differs from other content providers in that the experienced production team uses several layers of quality control to ensure content matches the brand style guidelines and requirements of the organizations they work with. Crowd Content has over 6000 clients, including Lowe’s, WordPress, and 3M. The acquisition will help to accelerate Crowd Content's growth plans, and will allow for investment into the platform and its capabilities. Crowd Content will utilize the investment to bring to market innovative content creation tools that leverage AI technology. Crowd Content Founder Clayton Lainsbury will remain involved in the business, and will hold a seat on the Board of Directors post-acquisition. “I’m very happy for our customers, writers, employees, and the technology community in Victoria,” said Lainsbury. “Sage and Cetina are excellent partners for the next phase of Crowd Content's growth. We are in a very exciting space, and this new partnership will help Crowd Content serve its current customers better, while continuing to grow the customer base.” Carlos Meza will join Crowd Content as CEO. Mr. Meza is a seasoned executive with a demonstrated history in the information technology and services industry. He was most recently CEO of educational software solutions company Kivuto Solutions. “I am extremely thankful for the opportunity to lead Crowd Content into the next phase of the company’s growth,” said Meza. “We have an opportunity in front of us to scale up quickly and accelerate our growth, and I am looking forward to leading the team during this exciting time.” About Crowd Content Based in Victoria, BC, Crowd Content Media is a leading content creation service provider. Its platform connects talented writers and editors with businesses in need of high-quality, publish-ready content at scale. Crowd Content serves enterprise and SMB customers through its cloud portal, where it provides self-serve and fully managed content services. About Sage Capital Based in Toronto, Ontario, Sage Capital Partners is the first institutional fund focused on search fund investing in Canada. Sage supports both traditional searchers and non-traditional/self-funded entrepreneurs in their quest to acquire and grow companies in the lower mid-market. Sage has extensive experience in a wide variety of businesses and industries and continues to actively pursue control and minority investment opportunities. About Cetina Capital Based out of the San Francisco Bay Area, Cetina’s team is experienced in the full lifecycle of a business from start-up to growth (and/or turn-around) to meaningful exits. Cetina is interested in businesses/divisions with an IT component providing services or products to businesses or government. For more information, visit http://www.cetinacap.com . Share article on social media or email: View article via:

Sage Capital Partners Investments

10 Investments

Sage Capital Partners has made 10 investments. Their latest investment was in Check Corp as part of their Private Equity on August 8, 2018.

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Sage Capital Partners Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

8/27/2018

Private Equity

Check Corp

Yes

1

8/2/2018

Series C

Teamleader

$21.5M

Yes

2

10/9/2013

Portfolio NewCo

Krewe Energy

Yes

1

12/21/2009

Private Equity

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$99M

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10

7/2/2008

Recap

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$99M

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10

Date

8/27/2018

8/2/2018

10/9/2013

12/21/2009

7/2/2008

Round

Private Equity

Series C

Portfolio NewCo

Private Equity

Recap

Company

Check Corp

Teamleader

Krewe Energy

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Amount

$21.5M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

2

1

10

10

Sage Capital Partners Portfolio Exits

3 Portfolio Exits

Sage Capital Partners has 3 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Randall Manufacturing on January 14, 2017.

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Exit

Companies

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Sources

1/14/2017

Acquired

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Date

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Exit

Acquired

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Valuation

Acquirer

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Sources

2

10

10

Sage Capital Partners Acquisitions

11 Acquisitions

Sage Capital Partners acquired 11 companies. Their latest acquisition was K Hall Designs on July 14, 2015.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

7/14/2015

Acq - Fin

1

1/4/2012

Acq - Fin

1

1/19/2007

$991

Acquired

11/10/2006

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$991

$99M

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10

12/13/2005

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$99M

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10

Date

7/14/2015

1/4/2012

1/19/2007

11/10/2006

12/13/2005

Investment Stage

Companies

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Valuation

$991

$991

Total Funding

$99M

$99M

Note

Acq - Fin

Acq - Fin

Acquired

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Sources

1

1

10

10

Sage Capital Partners Fund History

1 Fund History

Sage Capital Partners has 1 fund, including Sage Capital Investors Roundtable II LLC.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

2/12/2014

Sage Capital Investors Roundtable II LLC

Buyouts & Acquisitions

$45M

1

Closing Date

2/12/2014

Fund

Sage Capital Investors Roundtable II LLC

Fund Type

Buyouts & Acquisitions

Status

Amount

$45M

Sources

1

Sage Capital Partners Team

4 Team Members

Sage Capital Partners has 4 team members, including current Managing Partner, Wesley M. Jones.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Wesley M. Jones

Managing Partner

Current

John Lemkemeier

Managing Partner

Current

Daniel Gardenswartz

Managing Director

Current

Mark S. Vidergauz

Managing Director

Current

Name

Wesley M. Jones

John Lemkemeier

Daniel Gardenswartz

Mark S. Vidergauz

Work History

Title

Managing Partner

Managing Partner

Managing Director

Managing Director

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

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