About Us

Cohesive Capital Partners is a private equity co-investment firm that is exclusively focused on making direct investments alongside high-quality sponsors that are leading the transactions. We are currently investing out of our second fund, Cohesive Capital Partners II, L.P., a 2015 vintage fund with $384 million in committed capital.

 

History

Cohesive was founded in 2010, and its strategy is a continuation of the direct investment strategy employed across two funds by John Barber while serving as the co-founder and Managing Partner of Citi Private Equity from 2001-2009.

Investment Focus

Company Stage

Company Stage

Cohesive seeks to invest in LBO, growth equity, or opportunistic transactions.

Company Size

Company Size

We are primarily focused on the small and middle market, but will consider investments in companies of all sizes.

Sector Focus

Sector Focus

Cohesive is open to attractive opportunities across all industry sectors.

Sponsor Match

Sponsor Match

We focus on evaluating both the risks and merits of the investment, as well as the match between the investment characteristics (sector, structure, etc.) and the expertise of the private equity firm leading the deal.

Differentiated Partner for Sponsors

Cohesive is highly responsive, transparent, and informed when we interact with sponsors in order to reinforce our reputation as a trusted partner that can work seamlessly within the deal process.

Flexible Solutions

Creative and flexible in providing equity capital solutions for sponsor’s needs

• Support new or existing investments
• Able to diligence and structure around complex situations

Value-Added
Network

Leverage our extensive relationship network that includes institutions and individuals (including over 125 value-added individual LPs) spread across the corporate sector, investment banking, hedge funds and credit funds

  • Provide additional insights during due diligence
  • Introduce potential customers or strategic partners for portfolio company post-closing
  • Facilitate introductions to debt financing sources for initial transaction or recapitalizations

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