Patient Capital with an Entrepreneurial Spirit

Relationships are the hallmark of our success

BLG Capital Advisors’ private equity team is a global investor in middle market funds, co-investments, and select operating companies. With more than 20 years of highly successful investment experience, we are focused solely on the private markets and strive to generate long-term value appreciation across a diverse portfolio of holdings that span select industries and geographies. Our experienced investment team partners with top-tier equity sponsors and investment and company management teams to help drive operational improvement and sustainable growth.

Global Reach

Investments spanning companies and funds throughout North America, Europe, and Asia

Preferred Partner

Entrepreneurial spirit that allows for nimble, flexible, and creative solutions and structures, with a commitment to providing a straightforward and timely deal process

Flexible Approach

Long-term partner who can support extended holding periods, and adapt to ever-changing business environments

Deep Industry Networks

Track record of successful commitments that allow us to leverage a large network of trusted industry executives and advisors for new opportunities and ancillary market insights

Unconstrained Capital

Supported by shareholders with permanent, patient capital, providing the unique ability to offer a variety of capital solutions

Targeted Investment Criteria

  • Small, middle market growth equity & buyout
  • Primarily, North America; targeted in Europe and Asia
  • Common and structured equity, some opportunistic credit
  • Most industries with preference for Healthcare Services, Software & Tech-enabled Business Services, Financial & Insurance Services, Asset Management, and Specialized Industrials
  • Preferred PE Sponsor fund size: $150 – $750 million
  • Average LP investment size: $25 – $40 million
  • Average Co-investment / Minority investment size: $5 – $30 million
  • Seek Return Target of >2.0x MOIC and 20% IRR

Select Fund Investments

Lower middle market buyout fund focused on tech-enabled business-to-business software & service companies throughout Northern Europe

2021

Growth equity fund targeting high-growth, mid-to-late-stage series investments within technology enterprises in Europe, China, and the United States​

2021

Lower middle market buyout firm targeting business-to-business services and niche industrial companies throughout the Midwestern United States​

2021

Growth equity fund targeting high-growth, middle to late-stage series investments in tech-enabled businesses focused on China’s new economy

2020

Lower middle market buyout firm targeting the technology, industrials, and business services sectors throughout the United States

2020

Select Co-investments

Partnered with a Chinese PE sponsor to buyout the founder, providing growth capital to a global manufacturer of specialty medical equipment​

2019

Investment alongside a specialist equity sponsor supporting the recapitalization of an industry-leading global infrastructure asset manager with over $10B in AUM ​

2021

Joined a sector-focused PE sponsor supporting the take-private of a European-based insurance services company, which provides a full suite of specialty insurance technology and services to a global customer base

2020

Investment together with a middle market buyout firm to support the buy and build of a provider of key operational commercial and military aerospace components to suppliers and OEMs

2019

Alongside a specialist financial sponsor to recap and provide growth capital to a rapidly growing business that provides technology-enabled solutions to facilitate private market M&A transactions

2018

Partnered with a mid-market buyout firm supporting the buyout and growth initiatives of a vertically integrated, global manufacturer of commercial fitness equipment

2020

Partnered with a sector specialist PE sponsor in a growth investment in a specialty designer and manufacturer of mission-critical parts to the rotorcraft OEM and aftermarket

2020

Invested alongside a sector-focused buyout sponsor to carve out a vertically integrated fresh food platform from a large public company

2019

Minority Investment

Partnered with an industry specialist equity sponsor to support the buyout of a large, growing manufacturer of specialized products to the global defense industry​

2020