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Simon Lonergan

Behrman Capital

Managing Partner

Behrman Capital

New York, NY, USA

Simon Lonergan

Biography

Simon Lonergan is a Managing Partner at Behrman Capital, a private equity investment firm focused on the defense & aerospace, healthcare services, and specialty manufacturing & distribution sectors. Simon joined Behrman Capital in 2005, serving as a Partner before taking on his current role.

Before joining Behrman, Simon was Partner and Senior Managing Director at The Blackstone Group, in New York and London, where he co-led Blackstone’s pursuit of European private equity transactions. He was a member of The Blackstone Group’s Private Equity Investment Committee and a Board Member of eight portfolio companies across a range of industries, including media, communications, and packaging. Earlier in his career, Simon was an Associate at Bain Capital and prior to that, he was a Consultant at Bain & Company. Simon’s current Directorships include Corfin Industries, ILC Dover, and Tresys Technology Holdings.

Simon, along with his wife, are very active in the local NYC community, supporting causes in education and youth development. They have given their support to the Madison Square Boys & Girls Club, an organization that helps kids in need build character, achieve academic success, and lead healthy lifestyles, and The Fresh Air Fund, a nonprofit that gives kids from underrepresented communities the opportunity to experience a summer full of open air and outdoor activities. They are also sponsors of City Year, an education nonprofit that provides support and resources for local schools.

Simon graduated from Cambridge University with a BA in Mathematics and Economics and also earned an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Simon Lonergan’s Newsfeed

Behrman Capital Names Simon P. Lonergan Managing Partner

Behrman Capital, a private equity investment firm based in New York and San Francisco, today announced that Simon P. Lonergan has been promoted to Managing Partner.  Mr. Lonergan joins Grant G. Behrman and William M. Matthes as the firm's Managing Partners. "Since 2005, Simon has been an invaluable partner of our firm, consistently demonstrating his deep investment expertise, insightful industry experience and outstanding leadership skills," said Mr. Behrman. "We are very pleased to recognize Simon's extensive contributions to Behrman Capital and our portfolio with this well-earned promotion."

Simon Lonergan’s Background

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Behrman Capital
Managing Partner
2005 - Present
New York, NY, USA
Behrman Capital is a private equity investment firm founded in New York in 1991. Behrman is a leading middle market private equity firm with a multi-decade history of investing in buyouts of growth companies in North America.
Director
New York, NY, USA
Corfin Industries prides itself on the quality of service and a commitment to excellence. Their robotic process and component expertise enable them to provide solutions for the most demanding component preparation needs.
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Previous Non-Executive Positions

Non-Executive Director
New York, NY, USA
Data Device Corporation is the leading manufacturer of data bus, motion control & solid state power controller products for a wide range of aerospace, defense and industrial applications. The company’s products are “designed-in” to a wide range vehicles and platforms, including most major North American and Western European military platforms.
Non-Executive Director
London, UK
Established in 2009, Peacock Engineering Ltd set out to create an Asset and Service Management consultancy that delivers tangible return on investment.
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Philanthropy

Supporter
New York, NY, USA
The Madison Square Boys & Girls Club provides targeted programs to young people in need, focusing on academic success, character development, and healthy lifestyles.
Supporter
New York, NY, USA
Since its founding in 1877, The Fresh Air Fund has provided life-changing summer experiences for children from New York City’s underserved communities.
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Simon Lonergan’s Education

MBA
1996 - 1996
BA Mathematics & Economics
1986 - 1989