Today, Bison announced that Saw Mill Capital, LLC, (“Saw Mill”), a middle market private equity firm specializing in manufacturing, industrial and commercial services, and specialty distribution businesses, has adopted the Cobalt GP platform to improve its investor relations program. As Saw Mill grows and deploys its newly raised $340 million Fund II, the firm’s leadership saw a need for strategic benchmarking, better investor intelligence, and institutionalized reporting tools to help streamline LP reporting and improve workflows within their organization.

“We found Bison’s transparent and consistent benchmarks to be the best available in the market, and Cobalt GP allows us to exactly pinpoint our position in the market. In addition to the peer evaluation capabilities of Cobalt, we were drawn to the analytics and reporting tools available in the platform that will help us streamline our LP reporting process and contextualize our superior performance,” said Howard Unger, Saw Mill’s founder and Managing Partner.

“As firms grow, Investor Relations becomes more important and more complex. Cobalt GP gives managers the tools and resources they need to unlock the power of their team,”  said Rasmus Goksor, CEO and Co-Founder of Bison.  “We’re excited to bring Saw Mill on board and see their success as they grow.”

About Cobalt GP: Launched in October 2016 by Bison and Hamilton Lane, Cobalt GP is the only business intelligence platform specifically built for the private capital markets. Cobalt GP enables managers to customize analysis, automate reporting and personalize visuals all in one easy to use platform.

About Bison: Founded in 2011, Bison is a Boston-based technology company focused on innovation and disruption 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 Saw Mill: Based in Briarcliff Manor, New York, Saw Mill Capital is a private equity firm that acquires manufacturing, industrial and commercial service, and specialty distribution businesses with enterprise values of $25 million to $150 million. Since 1997, Saw Mill Capital has been partnering with management teams to help successful businesses reach their full potential.

About Andres Ramos

Andres is a content strategist for Cobalt GP. Prior to Cobalt GP, Andres spent 5 years at Cambridge Associates (CA), a Boston based investment consulting firm. Andres worked as an investment associate focused on the private equity and venture capital industries in CA's global investment research group.

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