Sverica Capital Management
Growth-oriented private equity firm
Overall Rank: 45
Category: Emerging Growth
Category Rank: 13
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Sverica Capital Management is a leading growth-oriented private equity firm that has committed capital of $2 billion across six funds. The firm acquires, invests in and actively builds companies that are, or could become, leaders in their industries. Since inception, Sverica has followed a “business builder” approach to investing and takes an active supporting role in its portfolio companies. Sverica devotes significant internal time and resources to help its management teams develop and execute growth strategies and proactively looks for levers to pull to accelerate growth by reinvesting back into those companies. Sverica firmly believes in building businesses collaboratively that can endure for the long term by starting with a strong foundation and bringing the right people and playbook to drive reinvestment and ultimately strong returns for our investors. Sverica has offices in Austin, Boston and San Francsico and has made 47 platform investments since inception.
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Sverica has a team of professionals with diverse backgrounds. Several of the firm’s Managing Partners have run companies themselves prior to joining Sverica which resonates with founders of bootstrapped businesses. Growth is at the center of everything that Sverica does and unsurprisingly its team employs a growth mindset that is continuously looking for new ways to grow its portfolio companies and ultimately drive returns for our investors.
Sverica has grown both in team and fund size at a measured pace (by design) over the past decade.
|Sverica Fund VI||$750||2023|
|Sverica Fund V||$450||2019|
|Sverica Fund IV||$275||2016|
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Sector: Marketing Technology and Services
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Gener8: Invested in 2018
Sector: Advanced Industrial
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Sector: Cloud Services
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SG Homecare: Invested in 2022
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Hirebotics: Invested in 2023
Sector: Advanced Industrial
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First Stop Health: Invested in 2023
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Zyzton: Invested in 2023
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Sverica Capital is dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of integrity, conduct and professional responsibility in the pursuit of its goal of consistently achieving the highest quality investment returns for its clients. At all times, it is Sverica Capital’s intension to conduct its business in an honest and ethical manner in all aspects of its operations, which includes considering the impact of its actions and investment decisions. Importantly, the firm seeks to grow and improve the companies in which it invests, leaving the companies better off than when the firm first invested, including on environmental, social and governance matters. To this end Sverica Capital has adopted a set of policies and procedures that seek to ensure that these ESG factors are considered in all areas of operation.
Scott Walker, Co-Founder, Accuvant (Now Optiv Security)
“Given the tremendous success we had together and the strategic value they brought, I feel fortunate to have been partners with the Sverica team and unequivocally recommend them as an “operator friendly” partner to other entrepreneurs and business owners.”
David Barfield, CEO, Bartech Group
“The collaborative partnership approach and investment philosophy shared by Sverica were true differentiators for my family and management team.”
Tom Burns, Founder & CEO, Resonetics
“Sverica played a pivotal role in evolving Resonetics from a single-site, specialty manufacturer to a best-in-class global supplier of laser processing services to the medical device industry.”
Sara Hale, Co-Founder & President, Coastal Cloud
“After meeting with many potential Private Equity investors, Sverica was different and better. They came across as truthful, intelligent, and trustworthy. We chose Sverica because we wanted these attributes in a partner that was going to work with us to achieve our goals of growing the company while keeping our culture. We are happy to say that our working partnership has led to great growth together. We are very thankful that we chose each other!”
Steve McLaughlin, CEO, Restorixhealth
“Sverica was instrumental in propelling RestorixHealth from a regional player to a national footprint.”
Paul Stillmank, Founder & CEO, 7summits
“They are a highly resourceful team of professionals, and, while they are both analytical and forward thinking, they also pushed our thinking about scale leading to detailed go-to-market models, predictive forecasting, and repeatability in our business.”