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Investment Strategy

We have a concentrated portfolio, which allows us to devote more mindshare to each investment and be a true value-added partner. We strive to be a significant resource to our partners and management teams.

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Our Strategy

Flexible Capital

Flexible capital for a variety of transaction types, including management buyouts, minority investments, and growth equity investments with a targeted equity investment size of $25 million or more in each platform.

 

Knowledge Based Sourcing

We bring the right resources to evaluate and execute unique and proprietary investments.

Select Industries

Focus on sectors characterized by secular growth trends where we have a differentiated angle, relationship network, and experience, including business & financial services (data & information services, asset management, financial technology, market structure) and other industries.

Transformational Transactions

Expertise in business building and creatively addressing complexity to achieve transformational growth.

Partnership Approach

Partner with proven management teams and entrepreneurs with significant alignment of interests. We typically partner with closely held, family or entrepreneur owned and led businesses.

Our Value Creation Process

Active ownership approach to serve as a significant resource for management.

The core elements that drive value:​

01

Strategy

Set a clearly defined growth strategy in partnership with leadership, and develop an implementation plan to realize the growth potential.

02

People & Operations

Emphasize recruiting the right people and scaling up operations and resources to fulfill the strategy.

03

Investment

Fundamental to our value creation process, we invest capital & resources to scale, expand capabilities, and improve technology, both organically and inorganically

Our Investments
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BondBloxx is an issuer of fixed income ETF-centric products and services that enables superior product management and portfolio construction informed by stakeholders across data/index providers, trading platforms and liquidity providers. BondBloxx seeks to transform bond markets by empowering fixed income investors with precision ETFs and analytical tools.

INVESTMENT TYPE

Growth Equity

STATUS

Current

WEBSITE

www.bondbloxxetf.com

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VettaFi is an asset manager services business focused on delivering differentiated capabilities to financial product issuers and other stakeholders in the investment management ecosystem. In addition to providing interactive online tools and research, VettaFi offers asset managers an array of indexing and digital distribution solutions to innovate and scale their businesses. VettaFi is the holding company for Alerian, ETF Trends, ETFdb, and S-Network Global Indexes.

INVESTMENT TYPE

Growth / Buyout

STATUS

Current

WEBSITE

www.vettafi.com

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The preeminent investor analytics & scaled distribution platform for ETF users including news, research, tools, video, webcasts, native content channels and more. The ETF Trends and ETF Database brands have been trusted amongst advisors, institutional investors and individual investors for a combined 25 years. The firms are uniquely positioned to aid advisor’s education, adoption and usage of ETFs, and the asset management community’s transition from analog to digital interactions with the advisor community.

INVESTMENT TYPE

Strategic Growth

STATUS

Current

WEBSITE

www.etftrends.com

www.etfdb.com

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S-Network Global Indexes, Inc. is a publisher and developer of proprietary and custom indexes and data products. S-Network indexes, which are supported by a robust technology platform, are known for their transparency, agility, and efficiency.

INVESTMENT TYPE

Strategic Growth

STATUS

Current

WEBSITE

www.snetworkglobalindexes.com

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Alerian is a research driven IP company that equips investors to make informed decisions about Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs) and energy infrastructure. Its benchmarks, including the flagship Alerian MLP Index (AMZ), are widely used by industry executives, investment professionals and national media to analyze relative performance. As of May 31, 2018, over $15 billion was directly tied to the Alerian Index Series through exchange-traded funds and notes, separately managed accounts, and structured products.

INVESTMENT TYPE

Growth/Buyout

STATUS

Current

WEBSITE

www.alerian.com

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Be Power owns and operates electric vehicle charging stations through its 100% owned subsidiary BE Charge.


Be Power is also active as a virtual power plant technology operator through its 100% owned subsidiary 4Energia, which operates as an energy trader and provides demand response services in Italy.

INVESTMENT TYPE

Growth/Carve Out

STATUS

Realized

WEBSITE

www.bepower.com

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 SSC is a leading, global medical device company focused on high performance wound closure products and surgical knives. SSC has a multi-channel sales strategy including its own branded products as well as OEM and private label product lines and has operations in the United States, China, the United Kingdom, Germany and Mexico, as well as additional global sales and administrative offices.

INVESTMENT TYPE

Growth/Buyout

STATUS

Realized

WEBSITE

www.corza.com

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Building Energy is a global, vertically integrated and multi-technology independent power producer, also active in development and construction, and operation and maintenance of renewable power facilities. Building Energy operates across four renewable technologies (solar, wind, biomass and hydroelectric) with projects under development in several countries.

INVESTMENT TYPE

Structured Captial

STATUS

Partially Realized

Our Value Creation Process
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We seek to drive value for our investors in partnership with strong leadership teams.

Everything we do is guided by Our Vision and Our Values. Learn more about our Investment Strategy.

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