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Partners for over a century

About Bessemer Investors

Bessemer Investors focuses on partnering with middle-market businesses to support growth and enhance value creation. We differentiate ourselves by combining a long-term, flexible capital base with a team of experienced private equity professionals. This platform offers unique solutions to our partners and the flexibility to maximize long-term value.

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, on one of the land donations made by the Phipps family, the backers of Bessemer Investors.

The Bessemer Advantage

Our experienced investment team, flexible capital base, and the Bessemer network create distinct advantages compared to traditional private equity and family offices.

Flexible Mandate and Long-Term Orientation

No Management Fees or Transaction Fees

Emphasis on Speed, Certainty and Transparency

Legacy of Investing with Integrity

Resources of the Bessemer Network

These advantages make us the ideal supportive steward for family-owned and management led businesses. We also pursue investments in high quality, sponsor or corporate-owned businesses in sectors we know.

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A Bessemer investment vehicle certificate of incorporation from 1924.


We target equity investments of $50 – $150 million in market leading businesses in sectors where our principals have relevant expertise, or situations where our longer-term capital base makes us a preferred partner.

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Our Team

The Bessemer Investors team has extensive experience at leading private equity firms, including Warburg Pincus, Pegasus Capital Advisors, Sightway Capital, Olympus Partners, CI Capital Partners and CCMP Capital. With decades of experience investing in private companies, we have the expertise, network, and resources to help build exceptional companies.

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