Paine & Partners is a value-driven private equity firm that utilizes extensive industry expertise to execute a differentiated and disciplined global strategy that is designed to consistently generate superior risk adjusted returns.
The firm (and its predecessors) was founded in 1997 and today has more than 25 professionals, including a team of industry veterans who serve as operating directors, managing $2.7 billion on behalf of leading global financial institutions and investors. The firm has invested $2.1 billion in 18 platform investment companies and made 65 follow-on acquisitions in over 20 countries, representing $6.5 billion in enterprise value. Paine & Partners’ proprietary investing process is at the heart of the firm’s ability to identify high-return investment opportunities. It’s a process that involves creativity, financial acumen, industry expertise, relationships and stamina for complexity. The firm’s industry focus is enhanced by the experience of our operating directors whose expertise includes financial services, industrial, agribusiness, and food and protein. Since inception, Paine & Partners (and its predecessors) has delivered top quartile performance on invested capital in its first two funds.