PE  Black Diamond Capital Partners

     Office Locations:

515 Congress Avenue, Suite 2220
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-450-5000
Fax: 512-473-0582



  • Middle Market



  • Financial Services



    Black Diamond Capital Partners I, LP is a specialty private equity firm focused on insurance sector investments with significant value-creation opportunities. Black Diamond Capital Partners I fund was founded in 2005 to invest in equity and equity-related securities of private companies engaged in the Insurance business primarily within the United States and Bermuda. The fund has $72 million in total capital commitment. Black Diamond is open to being either the lead investor or part of a syndicate, depending on the size of the transaction. Certain of the fund's investments may be controlling interests. In non-controlling investments, Black Diamond looks for key negative controls, board representation, or both.

    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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    Cathy Lockett-Conniff CFO
    Heidi Hutter Principal
    Jay Novik Principal
    Jose Montemayor Principal


    Portfolio companies include:

      Amerilife Group
        web link

      Integro Insurance Brokers
        web link

      Shenandoah Life Insurance Company
        web link

      United Prosperity Life Insurance Company


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