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A middle-market private equity firm that seeks to partner with and invest in management teams and their companies


Granite Bridge Partners LLC purchases control positions in companies with strong continuing management, high upside, discernible value and acquisition-led and organic growth drivers. At Granite Bridge, we differentiate with patient capital, certainty to close, and our team’s extensive experience in lower middle-market private equity.


Our approach is precise. It's straightforward. And it’s based on three guiding principles that remain at the heart of all we do:

Success Demands
Operating with the Highest
Level of Integrity
"Integrity serves as a critical building block for a successful working relationship and it is best described as doing what you say you are going to do. Granite Bridge has very clearly lived up to that definition, which is why our business relationship is so solid."

Dave Ross
The Wellness Network
Open Communications and Shared Understanding are Critical to
Effective Partnerships
"The Granite Bridge team is available, understanding and pleasant. They understand the nuances of our business and industry and work with us accordingly. The partnership relationship that we have created is much stronger than I ever expected."

Raymond Frye
Smiles Services
The Ability to
“Get Things Done” is a Required
Core Competency
"Our ambitious strategic plan demands cooperation between our management team and investment partners. Granite Bridge has made invaluable contributions to our vision for the future and is quick to leverage their strengths and assets to execute our plan."

Mehdi Ali
Integrated Cable Assembly Holdings
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When considering a specific investment opportunity, the most important criteria are:

A strong and committed management team with significant ownership opportunities post-closing
A leadership position in technology, product line, cost position or distribution channel
Growth opportunities, internal or by acquisitions
Diversity of products/services, customers, markets and suppliers


Transaction Parameters

Consumer products and services
Business services
Niche manufacturing

Investment Amount
$10 million to
$30 million of equity
per transaction

Company Size
Revenues over $10
million and EBITDA
over $2 million

Transaction Size
Enterprise value
between $10 million and
$100 million

Control Acquisitions & Recapitalizations | Expansion Financings | Industry Consolidations | Corporate Divestitures

News Highlights
  • June 2019
    “Phelps Pet Products - The Meat of the Metrics.”
    Jennifer Semple. Pet Food Processing. pp. 15-22.
  • May 29, 2019
    “Rockford's Phelps Pet Products gets national spotlight for tasty treats.”
    Courtney Sisk. 23 News, WIFR.
  • May 1, 2019
    Granite Bridge Partners Appoints Award Winning Sports Media Executive Chris Lencheski CEO of Winning Streak Sports.
  • March 13, 2019
    ‘‘Phelps Pet Products to Showcase Multi-Million Dollar Investment.’’ Pet Business.
    Pet Business.
  • January 9, 2019
    Granite Bridge Partners Adds to The InterMed Group.
  • July 26, 2018
    Wafra Partners is Now Granite Bridge Partners.

Granite Bridge Partners LLC is wholly unrelated to, and is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or endorsed by Granite Creek Capital Partners LLC, with a website located at