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StarCompliance Names New Chief Executive Officer

Twenty-year fintech veteran Jennifer Sun joins industry leader in compliance-monitoring solutions 

Jenn Ipreo Corporate PhotoROCKVILLE, MD—September 6, 2018—StarCompliance, an industry leader in compliance monitoring solutions, today announced that it is continuing to strengthen its executive team with the appointment of Jennifer Sun, a 20-year veteran financial technology leader as its new CEO and board member.  Sun will succeed StarCompliance’s founder and retiring CEO Marc Epstein, who will remain on the board of directors.

Sun comes from Ipreo, a global provider of workflow solutions and market intelligence to financial services, where she most recently served as Executive Vice President of Commercial Execution. She was a key contributor to the executive management team at Ipreo, a portfolio company of Blackstone and Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking which was acquired by IHS Markit last month. Over Sun’s 17-year career at Ipreo, she held several leadership roles across their Global Markets Group where she built Ipreo’s equities business from the ground up into the dominant provider in equity new issue workflow systems. 

“Jennifer has deep experience in delivering high-value solutions to the financial services industry through technology and data services.” said Mark Haidet, executive chair of StarCompliance and operating partner at Luminate Capital Partners. “Her passion for the industry, delivering value to clients, and building high performing teams will continue to set StarCompliance apart.“ 

“I am thrilled to join the StarCompliance team” said Sun. “I look forward to leveraging my skills and experience to continue the success of the company and create new opportunities to serve our clients across the globe.”

“I am proud of the company we have built and the exciting path we are on. I am excited to work with Jennifer as she leads our clients, partners, and team to new levels of performance,” said Marc Epstein, founder and board member. “Our clients face an evolving set of compliance challenges and need a partner with the track record and thought leadership to keep them ahead of the game. That is why we continue to invest in all aspects of our business, including the leadership team.”

About StarCompliance

StarCompliance is the leading provider of compliance technology solutions. Trusted globally by enterprise financial institutions, the intuitive STAR Platform empowers organizations to achieve regulatory compliance while safeguarding their integrity and business reputations. Through a customizable, 360-degree view of employee activity, the STAR software enables firms to automate the detection and resolution of potential areas of conflict while streamlining daily workflows and increasing efficiency.

About Luminate Capital Partners

Luminate Capital Partners is a private equity firm focused on making investments in growing enterprise software companies. Luminate partners with management teams to provide flexible capital and operational support to drive strategy, accelerated growth and build long-term value. With headquarters in San Francisco, Luminate invests in portfolio companies that serve customers globally. Representative investments to date include AMTdirect, Comply365, Conexiom, Fintech, Oversight Systems, PDI and StarCompliance.