Diverse Investments in
Private Funds and Companies
We invest in exceptional companies and entrepreneurs through direct investments in their companies and private funds.
Building resilient portfolios and generational wealth requires thinking outside the box. Through our meaningful relationships with our clients, partners and family offices we are able to source investments across a wide range of markets. We then diligence, underwrite and structure these investments for our clients.
What We Look For
We invest in people first and foremost. After that we look for investments that embody our ideals of conviction, justifiable risk and return, and alignment of interests.
Whether investing in a fund or a company it’s the people running it that matter most.
To outperform peers and the broader markets entrepreneurs and fund managers need to express their ideas with conviction.
Preservation of capital is our first priority. When we add risk to portfolios its important that its justified.
Have “skin in the game”. We look for companies and funds where senior team members are personally invested.
A broad approach, but a focused investment process
We make private investments in companies and funds across sectors and geographies. We believe in partnerships, supporting founders, and backing entrepreneurs and managers that employ high conviction approaches.
Early and late-stage investments across industries and geographies where capital is needed to scale operations.
Control investments in mature companies looking for new growth and leadership opportunities.
Investments in funds focused on niche opportunities in hard assets, and across middle-market and lower middle-market companies.
Boutique managers focused on middle-market investments in debt and equity of private companies.
Early and late-stage investments across industries and geographies with new and established managers.
Defiant /de·fi·ant/ /dəˈfīənt/
Success requires long-term vision and the ability to challenge conventional thinking.
The word DEFIANT embodies the bold conviction and determination needed to do so.