The Bridgeport Capital team is one of the most experienced Australian private equity teams.
Bridgeport provides more than just capital, we free up management to focus on their core functions of selling and delivering their product or service. As active non-executive Directors we provide advice and access to our networks in the areas of strategy, organisational design, M&A, bank finance, management reporting, company secretarial matters and the use of information technology to improve business performance.
Our approach is to back management teams with both capital and experience, linking rewards to investment returns, providing management teams with the opportunity to participate in the wealth created by their businesses. We take an active interest in the strategic direction of your business but won't interfere in the day to day operations.
Bridgeport Capital specialises in the following types of transactions:
Succession Funding. We take the time to understand the personal motivations of the vendor and structure a succession solution accordingly. We are happy to discuss exit opportunities as well as assist business owners facilitate their succession plans leading to a sale to existing management or a new management team. Bridgeport has significant experience dealing with family business owners and investing in their businesses.
Management Buyout. Bridgeport seeks to partner with experienced management teams and executives to conduct MBOs/MBIs of successful businesses. Opportunities typically arise as a result of business owners selling their businesses as part of their succession plans or large corporates divesting non-core assets.
Growth Capital. Bridgeport seeks to partner with successful businesses looking to accelerate their growth via expansion capital to fund organic growth initiatives or to fund buy and build strategies within their specific market segment.