PE  Wafra Partners

     Office Locations:

345 Park Avenue, 41st Floor
New York, NY 10154-0101
Phone: 212-759-3700
Fax: 212-486-2678



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Manufacturing & Industrial



    Wafra Partners is a private equity firm that seeks to invest in and build successful middle-market companies. Wafra targets industries in which it has relevant experience with particular interest in specialty services, niche manufacturing, and consumer-driven businesses. The firm invests $5 to $30 million of equity per transaction in companies with enterprise values between $20 and $150 million for control acquisitions and recapitalizations, expansion, industry consolidations, corporate divestitures, and co-investments with financial and strategic investors. Wafra targets companies with revenues of $20 million or more and EBITDA of $4 million or more.

    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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    Andrew Thompson Vice President
    Brian Green Associate
    Eric Norfleet Managing Director
    Harris Drantch Associate
    Jeffrey P. Gerson Vice President


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):












    Portfolio companies include:

      Accent Fairchild Group
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      Advanced Sleep Concepts
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      All Island Media
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      American Higher Education Development
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      Architectural Testing
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      Best Lighting Products
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      Casiano Communications
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      Century Fire Protection
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      CTM Group
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      Custom Wood Products
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      Freedom Scientific
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      Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams
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      Phelps Industries
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