About Us

Praetorian’s mission is to create value and implement innovation. We are committed to seeking positive outcomes for investors, companies, projects, and communities. We invest and manage with care and responsibility, bringing decades of experience, specialized industry expertise, and a growth-first philosophy.

Our holdings are focused on industrial and energy project consulting, commodity management, investment into and/or acquisition of full entities and divisions, strategic real estate holdings, and technology-driven market investments concentrated on risk mitigation. We deploy turnkey solutions and form strong connections with the managers and entrepreneurs we partner with to leverage our unique capabilities and experience to dramatically improve the bottom line and promote sustainable growth at both the project and company level.

Transaction Size and Scope

Praetorian typically invests equity capital in market-leading, small to lower middle-market manufacturing, industrial, or value-added commodity handling or distribution companies with the following characteristics:

→ $5 million to $25 million in revenue

→ EBITDA greater than $1 million 

→ Leaders in the markets served

→ Strong fit to the Praetorian value-add vision

→ Additionally, Praetorian seeks to partner on projects of all sizes. 

 

Investment Situations

Praetorian targets opportunities to make investments in situations that arise from:

→ Recapitalizations of closely held or family-owned companies that provide liquidity to the sellers while allowing for continuing ownership

→ Management-led buyouts of private companies

→ Companies that need significant capital to fund internal growth or growth from add-on acquisitions

→ We are particularly focused on situations where we are the first outside equity capital in a growing business.