PE  Nautic Partners

     Office Locations:

50 Kennedy Plaza, 12th Floor
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401-278-6770
Fax: 401-278-6387



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Industrial



    Founded in 1986, Nautic Partners is a middle-market private equity firm with over $2.5 billion of equity capital under management. The firm has completed more than 110 investments and delivered successful results to its limited partners over three decades. Nautic targets equity investments of $25 to $75 million representing majority ownership in companies with proven business models, defensible market positions, and strong growth potential. The firm has a national focus on firms with EBITDA of $10 to $30 million. Areas of focus include business services, manufacturing, and healthcare.



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    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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    Allan Petersen Vice President
    Bernie Buonanno Managing Director
    Chris Corey Managing Director
    Chris Crosby Managing Director
    Chris Pierce Managing Director


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):










      Series A


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Aavid Holding Company
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      Agilex Flavors and Fragrances
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      All Metro Health Care Services
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      Big Train Holdings
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      Carr Management
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      CCD Holdings
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      Clarkston Consulting
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      Curtis Industries Holdings
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      Custom Window Systems
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      Design/Craft Fabric
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      Diagnostics Security Holders
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      GCA Services Group
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      HB Performance Systems
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      HPS Holding Company
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      LifeStreet Media
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      Milestone Aviation Group
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      MVL Group
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      NLS Holdings
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      Oasis Outsourcing
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      PEP Industries
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      Prince Sports Management
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      Qantum Communications
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      Reliant Hospital Partners
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      Resound2 Communications
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      Simonds Industries
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      Superior Vision Holding Co.
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      Synq Solutions
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      Theorem Clinical Research
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