Bison, a technology company in Boston, MA, announced today that Roark Capital Group, a leading U.S. middle-market private equity firm, has selected Cobalt GP for LP insight.

Cobalt GP is the new technology that changes how GPs position, communicate value, and engage with LPs by providing deep LP intelligence. Cobalt GP brings together proprietary data sets and analyses – and filters that powerful intelligence through the lens of a client’s unique data. With Cobalt GP, managers have a complete – and completely unique – view of the market, their firm and fund, as well as their LPs.

“Each GP is different and leverages Cobalt GP differently,” said Rasmus Goksor, CEO and co-founder of Bison. “However, all GPs coming to us are looking for more robust LP intelligence and a better understanding of the market. We’re excited to start working with the team at Roark to get them on board.”

“We know the importance of good information in this industry,” said Paul Ginsberg, President of Roark. “ We are excited to start using the powerful Cobalt GP platform for deeper intelligence and insights as well as access to proprietary data, such as the Hamilton Lane Benchmark.”

About Bison: Founded in 2011, Bison – which stands for Boston Illiquid Securities Offering Network – is a Boston Based technology company focused on innovation in the private markets. The company’s products currently serve some of the industry’s leading private equity firms and investors, including large buyout and venture capital firms, leading endowments and foundations, as well as private and public pensions.

About Roark Capital Group: Roark focuses on franchised and multi-unit business models in the retail, restaurant, consumer and business services sectors. Since inception, affiliates of Roark have invested in 59 franchise /multi-unit brands, which have generated $24 billion in annual system revenues from 27,000 locations in 50 states. For more information, please visit

About Bison

Bison, the firm behind Cobalt GP, is a Boston-based fintech company focused on building innovative technology for the private markets. Bison's business intelligence software and powerful data sets are leading the way in the technology and data revolution for the PE industry.

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