About Empeiria Capital Partners
Empeiria Capital Partners, LLC is a private equity firm that primarily focuses on investing in small and mid-cap companies in the U.S. Empeiria operates as an independent sponsor and invests capital on behalf of a network of family offices, high net worth individuals, and institutions. It partners with business owners and management teams to help take their businesses to the next level.
Led by Alan Menkes, James Mills, Keith Oster, and Joseph Fong, members of Empeiria's team have more than 150 years of combined investing, operating, and advisory experience with significant overlapping tenures at The Carlyle Group, Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst, and Thomas Weisel Partners. The team has been involved in private equity transactions aggregating more than $10 billion in total enterprise value over the past three decades.
Empeiria believes there is a sizeable opportunity for outsized returns at the small-cap end of the market. The company actively seeks investment opportunities in the industrial, energy equipment and services, and food and consumer packaged goods markets. Empeiria pursues such investments using a variety of investment structures but primarily is a control investor.
Independent sponsor successfully partnering with business owners and management teams to help take their businesses to the next level
Over 150 years of combined investing, operating, and advisory experience
Track record spanning multiple investment cycles and industries including industrial, energy equipment and services, aerospace/defense, food and consumer packaged goods, environmental services, and real estate