PE  Serent Capital

     Office Locations:

1 Embarcadero Center, Suite 1680
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: 415-343-1050
Fax: 415-343-1051



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services



    Serent Capital invests in growing, profitable businesses. The firm recently announced the closing of institutional commitments for its inaugural $250 million fund. Serent typically commits $10 million to $100 million in capital as an investment. Serent focuses predominantly on services businesses, particularly ones with moderate to light capital intensity, requiring limited capital expenditures. The firm is comfortable with a wide range of revenue size, ranging from $5 million to $100 million, and typically looks for businesses with EBITDA between $3 million and $10 million, and returns on invested capital over 20%. Serent participates in Recapitalizations, Management Buyouts, and Growth Equity financings.



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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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    Amy Abbott CFO
    Barry S. Obrand Operating Partner
    Dan Hurdle Vice President, Operations
    David Kennedy Partner, Co-Founder
    Hemant Challapally Operating Associate


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):







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      Minority Growth


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