BDT Partners

BDT Capital Partners was created in 2009 by Byron Trott, a long-standing partner of Goldman Sachs, with the aim of meeting the strategic and financial needs of families and/or company founders around the globe.
Business area
Long-term capital to closely held businesses
Registered office
Chicago, United States
€ 97 M Initial Commitment (06/30/2020)
€ 100 M Capital Invested (06/30/2020)
€ 2 M Remaining Commitment (06/30/2020)
6 % Share in portfolio (06/30/2020)

Founded in 2009 by Byron Trott, BDT Capital Partners and its affiliates have offices in Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, London, and Frankfurt and provide solutions-based advice and capital to leading family and founder-led businesses around the world. BDT Capital Partners successfully raised USD 3 billion over 2 fundraisings in 2010 and 2012, and then a second fund in 2014, BDT Capital Partners Fund II (“BDTCP II”), amounting to USD 5.2 billion.

In 2015, BDTCP II was reopened to new investors, in order to raise USD 1 billion of new capital.

In 2019, BDT launched BDTCP Fund 3.

€ 109 M Stake value (06/30/2020)
€ 21 M Distribution received to date (06/30/2020)

In the context of reopening of BDTCP II, Sienna Capital committed USD 108 million in 2015.