Bratenahl Capital Partners

Our Approach


We prioritize speedy communication, responding to most opportunities within 24 hours. And while our expertise is in the industrial space, we back proven sponsors and funds who have a successful track record across all industries.

Our Criteria


We seek out co and direct investments and fund investments using the criteria identified in the accompanying charts. Bratenahl has the flexibility to tailor our investment to fit the needs of the sponsor or fund.

Co & Direct Investments


  • Experienced sponsor/partner
  • Strong management team
  • Established position in a defensible/niche market
  • Diverse customer base
  • Predictable financial performance, margins and cash flow
  • Clear and simple value creation thesis
Typical Investment $500K–$15M
Target Minimum Net Return 20% IRR

Fund Investments


  • Large anchor PE/Mezzanine funds with a proven history of multiple successful funds
  • Small and mid-market funds where we can get significant co-invest opportunities that meet the criteria
  • Unique, opportunistic funds with a defined thesis targeting a specific industry or geography