FTV Capital Announces Investment Team Promotions

Richard Liu named principal; Adam Hallquist and Tyler Krueger
promoted to vice president

SAN FRANCISCO & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/EnterpriseTech?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#EnterpriseTechlt;/agt;–FTV
, a sector-focused growth equity investment firm, today
announced Richard Liu has been promoted to principal. The firm also
announced the promotions of Adam Hallquist and Tyler Krueger to vice

Richard Liu joined FTV Capital (FTV) in 2014. Mr. Liu, based in FTV’s
New York office, has been actively involved in FTV investments in
enterprise technology and tech-enabled services sectors. He is currently
a board director at A-LIGN, a leading cybersecurity and compliance
solutions firm, and involved in ID.me, a next-generation digital
identity technology firm; ReliaQuest, a leading provider of security
model management; and Sitehands, a rapidly growing technology
marketplace for IT field services. Mr. Liu was also actively involved in
FTV’s most recent investment in Egress, a leading provider of data
security and compliance software. Before joining FTV, Mr. Liu was a
senior associate at TCV. Prior to TCV, Mr. Liu was an investment banking
analyst in the technology group at Stifel / Thomas Weisel Partners, and
he began his career at CRT Capital. Mr. Liu received a BS in finance
from Boston College.

“Richard has been a tremendous asset to FTV, demonstrating strong
proprietary sourcing capabilities, sound investment judgment and skilled
portfolio management,” said Brad Bernstein, FTV Capital managing
partner. “His deep technical knowledge drives rigorous diligence and
underwriting, and ingratiates him to management teams who rely on his
thoughtful contributions.”

Adam Hallquist joined FTV in 2014. Based in the firm’s San Francisco
office, Mr. Hallquist is focused on sourcing, executing and monitoring
investments in financial services and payments and transaction
processing. Mr. Hallquist is a board observer at Sunlight Financial, a
technology-enabled point of sale financing solutions firm, and is
involved in Clearent, a payment processing solutions company; Credorax,
a cross-border payments processing firm; Riskalyze, a technology
platform for financial advisors; True Potential, an integrated
technology and wealth management platform for UK financial advisors and
clients; and VPay, a B2B total payment solution provider. Prior to
joining FTV, Mr. Hallquist was an investment banking analyst at
Financial Technology Partners, where he focused on mergers and
acquisitions in the payments, securities and software spaces. Mr.
Hallquist began his career at Fortress Group, an investment bank focused
on the private placement of private equity funds. Mr. Hallquist received
a BBA with a concentration in finance and a second major in economics
from Emory University.

Tyler Krueger joined FTV in 2014. Mr. Krueger is based in FTV’s San
Francisco office, where he is focused on sourcing, executing and
monitoring investments in enterprise technology and tech-enabled
services. Mr. Krueger was also actively involved in FTV’s most recent
investment, Egress. He is involved in the firm’s investments in A-LIGN,
ID.me and InvestCloud, a leading provider of financial digital
solutions. Prior to joining FTV, Mr. Krueger was an investment banking
analyst at Financial Technology Partners, where he focused on mergers
and acquisitions and capital raising transactions in enterprise
software, payments, alternative lending and tech-enabled services. Mr.
Krueger graduated magna cum laude from Brigham Young University,
receiving his BS in business management with an emphasis in finance.

“Since they joined FTV, Adam and Tyler have consistently contributed to
the firm’s success through high quality sourcing, strong diligence
capabilities and valuable post-investment activities with the highest
level of professional integrity and work ethic,” noted Bernstein. “We
are delighted to recognize the accomplishments and contributions of
Richard, Adam and Tyler.”

About FTV Capital

FTV Capital is a growth equity investment firm that has raised over $2.7
billion to invest in high-growth companies offering a range of
innovative solutions in three sectors: enterprise technology & services,
financial services and payments & transaction processing. FTV’s
experienced team leverages its domain expertise and proven track record
in each of these sectors to help motivated management teams accelerate
growth. FTV also provides companies with access to its Global Partner
Network®, a group of the world’s leading enterprises and executives who
have helped FTV portfolio companies for two decades. Founded in 1998,
FTV Capital has invested in 107 portfolio companies. Notable exits
include: CardConnect (acquired by First Data in 2017), CashStar
(acquired by Blackhawk Network in 2017), Financial Engines (IPO in 2010,
acquired by Hellman & Friedman in 2018), Globant (IPO in 2014, NYSE:
GLOB), MarketShare (acquired by Neustar in 2015), MedSynergies (acquired
by Optum/UnitedHealthcare in 2014), Mu Sigma (sold to shareholders
2012), PowerShares (acquired by Invesco in 2006), Trustwave (acquired by
Singapore Telecom in 2015) and WePay (acquired by JP Morgan Chase in
2017). FTV has offices in San Francisco and New York. For more
information, visit www.ftvcapital.com.


Media contact:
Laura Cruz, Tenor Partners for FTV Capital
[email protected]

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