Independence Holdings Corp. is a newly organized special purpose acquisition company (SPAC). We intend to leverage our deep financial and investing experience, extensive deal flow and large contact networks in order to pursue exceptional opportunities with high-quality growth companies in our focus sectors of financial technology, software and tech-enabled services. Our focus is on targeting entities with transaction enterprise values between approximately $2 billion and $10 billion, although we may target companies valued above or below that range.
Steve McLaughlin and Gene Yoon are our senior sponsors and will serve as our Co-Chairmen and as directors and, through them, we are affiliated with FT Partners and Bregal Sagemount. FT Partners is a leading FinTech-focused investment banking firm with a nearly 20-year history of providing merger and acquisition, financing and other financial advisory services to FinTech businesses globally. The firm has advised on over 300 FinTech M&A and financing transactions and has grown to over 150 employees. Bregal Sagemount is a growth-focused technology private investment firm with 22 investment professionals, a team of operating professionals dedicated to accelerating portfolio company growth, and $3.5 billion in cumulative capital raised. Since the firm was founded by Mr. Yoon in 2012, Bregal Sagemount has made investments in 46 FinTech, software and tech-enabled services companies. Larry Furlong, a Managing Director at FT Partners, is our Chief Executive Officer and Jaskaran Heir, a Vice President at Bregal Sagemount, is our Chief Financial Officer.