We’re Built to Build Businesses

Partners in Growing Leading Companies

Collaborative Partnerships

We build relationships based on integrity, respect, and a shared vision.

Proven Experience

Our team has over 20 years of joint investing experience, working together to build 130 leading middle market companies.

Transformational Growth

Our Buy & Build approach accelerates growth, delivering resources and expertise to help companies scale organically, and through acquisitions.

Market Leadership

Our focused, disciplined strategy makes us the partner of choice in the middle market.

Collaborative Partnerships

Relationships come first. We invest behind management teams, with clearly aligned interests and commitment. A supportive, collegial, and transparent culture fuels our collective focus on accelerating results. And we believe in what we do - our team is the largest investor in Audax Private Equity, investing alongside our management partners with over $875 million of our capital committed to our current private equity fund.

Portfolio Company Employees
~46K
Management Teams Investing Alongside Audax
100%
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“Audax has been a valuable partner in helping us grow Imperial Dade into a leading national distributor. We look forward to capitalizing on the significant growth opportunity in front of us by leveraging our acquisition strategy, operational expertise, and scalable platform to better serve our customer base.”
Bob & Jason Tillis
CEO & President, Imperial Dade

Proven Experience

Since 1999, we have been a leader in investing in, and scaling, middle market companies. For two decades, across more than 130 platform investments and 800 add-on acquisitions, we have worked together to provide consistency and breadth of expertise. We have extensive resources and experience to accelerate growth and scale market leaders.

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16
Managing Director Average Tenure (Years)
70+
Realized Platform Investments
100+
Audax Private Equity Investment Professionals

Transformational Growth

Our Buy & Build approach is the cornerstone of our model. We focus on equity investments in market-leading middle market companies that are poised for growth, then partner with management to drive value creation, build winning teams, and accelerate results. We contribute extensive capabilities and experience in organic revenue acceleration, operational improvements, and capital market efficiencies.

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6
Average Add-Ons Per Platform
~100
Average Portfolio Add-Ons Per Year
15K+
Deal Source Relationships

Market Leadership

With over $5 billion invested, we are a leading private equity firm ranked in the top decile based on investment returns by the 2018 HEC-DowJones Private Equity Performance Ranking . We’ve maintained our original thesis, approach, and middle market focus while continuously growing our fund size. We are currently investing from our $3.5 billion Fund VI, the sixth in a series of successively larger funds.

130+
Platform Investments
800+
Add-On Investments
$9B+
Realized Investments Revenue Growth