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Accelerate growth, build wealth and establish your legacy with a team of leading private equity professionals.
Why Blackford Capital
Our purpose is to create sustainable businesses that honor the legacy of their owners while creating a financial return for investors that secures the freedom to live the life they have imagined for themselves, their family, and the communities they support.
What We Do
Blackford’s team of exceptional managers leverages experience, insight and data to generate market-leading returns. Our focus is on investing in family- and founder-owned, lower middle market businesses in manufacturing, distribution and consumer products.
We find companies with solid performance that are also uniquely positioned to grow with access to additional capital and management support. Investors and sellers know our track record for maximizing the value of our portfolio companies with proven strategies for operational excellence.
Current & Realized
Millions in Annual
Portfolio Company Revenue
Our Triple Bottom Line
Blackford Capital is committed to a 3P approach of sustainable operations, respectful of the robust interconnection between our people, planet and prosperity. We are committed to advancing the sustainability of our portfolio companies and require each to include impact measurement and targets as a core function of their strategic planning.
News & Insights
5 Reasons Management Teams are the Key to PE Due Diligence
At Blackford, our due diligence related to the executive management team and company executive processes is critical to assessing the potential success of any acquisition. When a private equity (PE) firm is considering acquiring a company, it goes through a due...
Quality Aluminum Products (QAP)
Summary The exit of Quality Aluminum Products (QAP) represents a great example of Blackford Capital’s value proposition for family-owned businesses, and adds to our successful and consistent track record of investments in the industrials/manufacturing...
Webinar Recap: How Does a Leader Lead Now?
Did you miss our webinar on how a leader can lead in today's workplace? Check out some of our favorite quotes below or our highlight videos on our LinkedIn page. And, watch the full video recording above or on our YouTube...