INVESTMENT PHILOSOPHY

APPROACH
PARTNERING WITH MANAGEMENT TEAMS
AND ENTREPRENEURS
PROVIDING RELEVANT INDUSTRY EXPERTISE
DELIVERING IMPRESSIVE LONG RUN RETURNS

INDUSTRY FOCUS
INSURANCE
FINANCIAL SERVICES
ENTERPRISE SOFTWARE

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INVESTMENT CRITERIA

INVESTMENT SIZE
$20M FOR COMPANIES ACROSS VARIOUS STAGES
OFTEN FIRST INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR

INVESTMENT STRUCTURE
CONTROL EQUITY
STRUCTURED MINORITY EQUITY
DEBT

PROFITABILITY
CASH FLOW POSITIVE OR WITHIN REACH

REGION
HEADQUARTERED IN NORTH AMERICA

TEAM WITH RELEVANT INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

gregshare

GREG SHARE CO-FOUNDER AND PARTNER
20+ years of PE experience. Previously at:

  • Moelis Capital Partners as Partner, Investment
    Committee Member and Leader of financial services and
    software investing
  • Fortress Investment Group as MD
  • Madison Dearborn Partners as VP
  • Lazard Freres as Associate

Provided growth capital to Kinsale (now $2bn publicly
traded insurance) and MidCap Financial divested to Apollo
Board member of several private and public companies.
BSc in Economics from The Wharton School
CFA
charter holder

CHRISTINE BLEHLE CO-FOUNDER AND PARTNER
15+ years of principal investment and advisory experience
in PE. Previously at:

  • XPV Partners (growth fund) as Principal
  • EY PE Transaction Services as Assistant Director
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Bank as Investment Banker
  • McKinsey & Company as Associate

Board member of Allparts Music
MBA Columbia Business School, MSc Biology
Transacted in the US and Europe, multilingual

Christine Blehle
jeff

JEFF TUDER PARTNER
20+ years of Private and Public Equity and Credit
investing experience. Previously at:

  • CapitalSource Finance as MD
  • Fortress Investment Group as VP
  • Nassau Capital (Princeton University’s endowment)
    as Principal
  • ABS Capital as Associate
  • At several hedge funds, incl. KSA Midocean and
    JHL Capital Group as Senior Analyst

Board member of several private and public companies
BA in English Literature, Yale University

ANDREW PERLMUTTER ASSOCIATE
Joined in 2018 with 5+ years of PE portfolio company
and management consulting experience. Previously at:

  •  Audax Private Equity (leading middle market PE fund)
    as Associate
  • RSM conducting due diligence on PE transactions

Board member of Washify
BA in Government from Wesleyan University

andrew
rahul

RAHUL DHARMANI ASSOCIATE
Joined in 2019 with 9 years of corporate transaction and
accounting experience. Previously at:

  • Meltwater (media analytic firm) as Senior Analyst in
    corporate development and operations participating in
    multiple transactions
  • Accuray (medical device company) and Veeva
    Systems
    (CRM tool) both as Senior Accountant
  • Deloitte and Touche as Senior Audit Assistant

MBA Columbia Business School
BS in Business Administration,
California State Polytechnic University

ADVISORS

tom

TOM ELLSWORTH

20+ years of CEO/COO/
Board Member experience
in insurance, media and
entertainment

william

WILLIAM KENNEY

20+ years of CIO experience
at private and public
insurance companies,
including Kinsale and James
River Insurance Company.
Masters in IT, Virginia
Polytechnic and State
University

PORTFOLIO COMPANIES

INSURANCE / FINANCIAL SERVICES

ACTIVE
PCR-Insights

PCR Insights
Wealth management software for
UHNW

PHPAgency

PHP Agency
Life insurance agency for multi-
cultural middle class

EXITS
anchor-insurance

Anchor Insurance
Homeowners insurance
in FL and TX

Insurance-Technologies

Insurance Technologies
Sales automation for financial
advisors and insurance agents

kinsale

Kinsale Insurance
Excess and Surplus insurance in
Property and Casualty market

ENTERPRISE SOFTWARE / OTHER

ACTIVE
Perigen

Perigen
Advanced fetal heart rate
monitoring

Washify

Washify
POS and marketing software for car
washes

Allparts-Music

Allparts Music
Leading guitar and bass parts
distributor

EXITS
Inside-Real-Estate

Inside Real Estate
SaaS for residential real estate
brokers

princeton

Princeton Hosted
Business collaboration and
communication solutions

CONTACT




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Ambina Partners LLC
309 Greenwich Avenue, Suite 201, Greenwich, CT 06830, USA.