Trilantic North America
Growth-focused private equity firm
New York, NY
Overall Rank: 28
Category: Mid/Large Cap Growth
Category Rank: 16
Comments are closed.
Trilantic North America is a growth-focused middle market private equity firm specializing in control and significant minority investments in North America. Trilantic North America focuses on investments in the business services and consumer sectors. Since 2004, the firm has invested in founder-and family-owned businesses and committed $6.7 billion in capital to these types of businesses in the middle and upper-middle markets. Trilantic North America has managed seven private equity fund families with aggregate capital commitments of $10.2 billion and invested in more than 75 companies over the past 19 years, having fully or significantly realized 39 investments in founder and family-owned/operated businesses. Over the past year, 43,000 jobs have been added across Trilantic North America portfolio companies.
Trilantic North America is deeply committed to leveraging the expertise of its investment team to provide strategic guidance and create value for its management teams. With extensive experience across a wide range of industries, Trilantic North America’s investment team focuses on scaling growth through a thoughtful, hands-on approach rooted in strong partnership and a value-add mentality.
2023 The Top Private Equity Firms
2021 The Top 25 Private Equity Firms
Charlie Ayres, Trilantic North America co-founder, is currently a Chairman and Managing Partner at the firm. He, along with Danny James, Charles Fleischmann, Jeremy Lynch and Jamie Manges, form the firm’s Executive Committee.
In addition to serving as committee members, Danny James is Chief Executive Officer and a Partner, and Charles Fleischmann is a Partner and Head of Business Services at Trilantic North America.
Jeremy Lynch is co-President and a Partner at Trilantic North America. Jeremy most recently served as co-Head of Trilantic North America’s Business Services practice.
Jamie Manges is co-President and a Partner at Trilantic North America. He is responsible for the firm’s consumer investing practice.
Since inception, Trilantic North America has maintained sustainable investing practices across the business services and consumer sectors, which has resulted in 39 realized investments across its managed funds. Trilantic North America takes a flexible approach to investing alongside management teams with the goal of partnering authentically with founder, family, entrepreneur-owned and led businesses.
Since the firm’s inception, Trilantic North America has managed private equity fund families with aggregate capital commitments of $10.2 billion and invested in more than 75 companies.
Include a listing of the firm’s funds raised over the past 10 years with the information below:
|Fund VI North America||$2.75 billion||July 2019|
|Fund V North America||$2.2 billion||Dec 2013|
December 2021: Led investment in Strada Services, leading provider of residential electric, air conditioning, security and smart home installation and maintenance services. Trilantic North America supports Strada Services’ continued growth and access to resources to embrace new opportunities.
December 2021: Renewed partnership with Addison Group, a professional services firm specializing in talent solutions and consulting services. Trilantic North America supports Addison’s continued expansion through organic growth and strategic acquisitions.
October 2021: Led capital investment in WebFX, the leading tech-enabled digital services provider for premium SMBs. Trilantic North America supports WebFX’s ability to accelerate its unique offering of technology-powered digital services, skilled team, and ability to drive meaningful results for businesses.
July 2021: Sold majority control of Kodiak Cakes to another private equity firm and rolled some proceeds for a minority ownership stake. Kodiak Cakes is one of the consumer brands Trilantic North America invested through its partnership with Sunrise Strategic Partners. Kodiak Cakes is a producer of premium, better-for-you, breakfast items including high-protein pancake/waffle mixes, flapjack/muffin cups, frozen waffles, and oatmeal.