Blackford Capital is a private equity firm headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, that invests in middle market manufacturing, service, and distribution companies.Read More
Blackford Capital cares about your company’s legacy and we want to work with you to ensure it continues to grow and reach its full potential. When partnering with our firm, we stay true to the company’s original vision, while generating significant growth opportunities.Read More
Blackford Capital operates through its National Growth Practice and Michigan Prosperity Fund. Learn more about our current portfolio companies and how we partner with business owners and management teams.Read More
Blackford Capital has two practice areas:
Both practices focus on accelerating growth with profitable businesses.
Blackford Capital believes that long-term value is created through operational effectiveness, business model innovation, and effective execution. We are patient, long-term investors and understand that it takes time, effort and resources to build companies of lasting value.
We believe the most compelling opportunities to create significant value are found in companies that need new capital, modified ownership structures, and additional infrastructure to support their growth initiatives. Therefore, we look for companies that have the potential to grow rapidly through a combination of acquisitions, internal growth, or improved operational effectiveness.
Blackford brings additional capital and effective management expertise to its portfolio companies. Our team has more than 350 years of combined experience and has made over 100 principal investments. The firm’s investor and management teams include some of the nation’s most accomplished and respected executives, consultants and academics.