Founded in 1991, Sterling Investment Partners (“Sterling”) has been investing in and building middle market companies for over 21 years with a highly experienced, cohesive team of senior investment professionals. Sterling acquires businesses that have strong, sustainable competitive advantages and significant opportunities for value creation. Sterling has a long history of working in partnership with management teams.
Sterling has approximately $1.0 billion of equity capital under management, which includes a significant investment from Sterling’s professionals. Over its history, Sterling has completed platform investments, strategic or add-on acquisitions, recapitalizations and liquidity events with an aggregate transaction value in excess of $8.7 billion, representing more than 80 transactions.
Key industries Sterling focuses on are business services, industrial and consumer value-added distribution, niche manufacturing, and transportation and logistics.