Investing in Closely Held Businesses and Relationships

Brightstar Capital Partners is a private equity firm focused on partnering with closely held and family-owned companies, where we can be a value-add investor. Brightstar is led by a seasoned team of investors with significant operating experience. The team has worked together for over a decade with deep knowledge across numerous sectors and a primary focus on Business Services, Industrial Services and Consumer. We employ an operationally intensive approach to investing that leverages our extensive investing and operating experience as well as our relationship networks. We seek partnership opportunities with exceptional management teams and owners where we are uniquely positioned to drive value creation.

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Connectivity with people, companies and communities fuels us. We partner with those we choose to be associated with, and believe no bookends define our relationships.


We’re driven to build great businesses with great partners. We thrive on the challenge and purpose to help people, and companies, become the best they can be.


Our approach is intrinsically inclusive, and selective. We collaborate on each investment, leveraging our collective experiences and relationships.


We are founded on operational function, made stronger by financial savvy, and develop transformative strategic initiatives to drive value irrespective of market conditions.


We are “doers”. We invest only when we are confident our creativity and problem solving will create a lasting impact on performance.


Inspired through connectivity and resolve, we build more valuable businesses and chart a path to benefit our partners, and ultimately our investors.