FI  Transition Capital Partners

     Office Locations:

1375 Brumlow Ave
Southlake, TX 76092
Phone: 214-978-3800
Fax: 214-978-3899



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Communications & Networking
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Education & Training
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Retail & Restaurant
  • Software & Internet



    Transition Capital Partners (TCP) is a Dallas, TX based, family office funded, private investment firm. Founded in 1993, TCP has successfully invested in over 40 lower middle market companies spanning a diverse array of industries. TCP is affiliated with the Patterson Thoma Family Office. The firm invests in leveraged recapitalizations and management buyouts of well-managed, entrepreneurial, middle market businesses. TCP targets investments in entrepreneurial service businesses that are leaders in their niches, with a history of strong growth, defensible margins and current EBITDA of $2.0 million to $15.0 million. The firm's investment focus includes companies in the following service sectors: Healthcare and Behavioral Health Services; Non-Asset Based Logistics; Retail; Alternative Energy and Services; Security Services; Direct Marketing and Marketing Service Providers; Software Companies; Branded Food and Beverage; Hospitality and Related Services; Educational Service Providers; Telecommunication Services; Oil and Gas Services; and Outsourcing Services. Transition Capital is affiliated with Patterson Thoma Investments, which is a family-held private investment holding company. Its principals make investments in private equity, distressed debt, real estate, venture capital, and also makes charitable contributions through the Patterson Thoma Foundation.

    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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    Andy Foskey Managing Partner
    Colin Patrick CFO
    Dan Patterson Founder and Chairman
    Jason Faucett Managing Director
    Keith Driscoll Managing Director


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