PE  Bay Grove

     Office Locations:

423 Washington Street, 7th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: 415-229-7953
Fax: 415-229-7954



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Financial Services
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Retail & Restaurant
  • Transportation & Distribution



    Bay Grove seeks $5 million to $100 million equity investments in U.S.-based companies between $20 million and $500 million in aggregate size. The firm targets businesses that are cash flow positive; are growing or have a viable path to growth; have high returns on capital; and, most importantly, have strong management teams. Bay Grove does not invest in venture capital opportunities including high tech or life sciences. The firm is flexible in the way it invests and considers buyouts, growth equity, recapitalizations, structured investments and co-investments with other private equity firms. Sectors of interest and areas of expertise include: cold storage/distribution/logistics; business services; consumer/retail; energy/power; dental and health care services; banking; and media/entertainment manufacturing. Bay Grove invests for a select group of family offices, high net worth individuals, executives, and investment professionals.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Adam Forste Managing Partner
    David Brandes Managing Director
    David Ross Associate Partner
    Ed Lam Principal
    Kevin Marchetti Managing Partner


    Portfolio companies include:

      CityIce Cold Storage
        web link

      Flint River Services
        web link

      Seafreeze Cold Storage
        web link

      Terminal Freezers
        web link


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