Trilantic Capital Partners was formed in April 2009 by five founding partners who acquired Lehman Brothers Merchant Banking (LBMB) from the estate of Lehman Brothers with the support of Reinet Investments S.C.A., an investment vehicle listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. Trilantic Capital Partners North America and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe are owned and operated as independent investment managers within their respective geographies. The relationship between the two companies is regulated by the Executive Committee, chaired by Charlie Ayres, which oversees certain decisions relating to the Trilantic brand and trade name.
SRAM Receives Barron's Best Givers Award
SRAM receives award for World Bicycle Relief program, designed to relieve poverty and spur economic growth in Africa and other emerging regions.
Trilantic North America Acquires Interest in Implus
Implus is an innovative leader in the footwear, outdoor and fitness accessories markets, with state-of-the-art logistics, merchandising and marketing capabilities.
Seth Richards, Former CEO of Implus
"Trilantic North America has proven to be a successful partner in helping the management teams of middle-market businesses grow organically and through acquisitions."
Annual New York Cares Volunteer Day
Trilantic North America partners with New York Cares and paints a mural at the Brooklyn Children's Center.
Trilantic North America Acquires Interest in Traeger
Traeger Pellet Grills is a designer and marketer of wood pellet grills, wood pellets, sauces and spices, as well as accessories. The company sells its products online, through a network of dealers, national retailers and distributors, and through a direct sales force.
Jeremy Andrus, CEO of Traeger Pellet Grills
"Trilantic North America has been a great partner to Traeger by investing in key growth initiatives and supporting the company as it has continued to scale, and we are excited to have them remain as a partner as we continue on our rapid growth."
$2.2 Billion Fund V Raised
“We saw strong interest from both current and new investors in this round of fundraising. We are grateful for this capital and look forward to continuing our differentiated investment approach focused on patient and flexible capital.” Charlie Ayres, Chairman of Trilantic North America
$388 Million Trilantic Energy Partners I Raised
New York Office Moves to 375 Park Ave
Trilantic North America moves into the historic Seagram's building.
Team Participates in Annual Movember Fundraiser
Each November, Trilantic North America participates in Movember and raises funds to support men’s health. Movember is an annual event involving the growing of moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness of men's health issues, such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men's suicide.
Since 2003, Movember has funded more than 1,250 men’s health projects around the world, challenging the status quo, shaking up men’s health research and transforming the way health services reach and support men.
Trilantic North America Acquires Interest in 24-7 Intouch
24-7 Intouch is a global, omni-channel customer care and technology business. The company is unique in its embrace of technology to help the world’s most innovative companies serve their customers.
Greg Fettes, CEO of 24-7 Intouch
"Every time we’ve faced a critical decision, their team has helped us navigate it successfully."
Trilantic North America Ranked Top 30 Private Equity Firms by HEC-Dow Jones
Trilantic North America expands into Austin, Texas
Trilantic North America opens a new office in Austin, Texas at 301 Congress Ave.
Trilantic North America Acquires Interest in Indigo Natural Resources
Indigo Natural Resources is an E&P company focused on the acquisition and development of natural gas and natural gas liquids in the Haynesville Shale and Cotton Valley Sands.
Bill Pritchard, Founder & Executive Chairman of Indigo
"Trilantic North America made a strategic investment in Indigo that was tailored to our specific capital needs at the time. Their capital made possible a sustained period of exponential growth for our company."
Trilantic North America Included in Preqin's Natural Resources Top 100
Annual Summer Outing
Trilantic North America hosts its annual Summer Outing where the team competes at golf, croquet and softball.
Trilantic North America Included in Preqin's Top 100 Private Equity Firms
Annual New York Cares Volunteer Day
Trilantic North America team builds flower beds in the Bronx at Van Cortland Park.
New York Office Moves Back to 399 Park
The New York office returns to 399 Park Avenue, where Trilantic North America resided from 2009 (inception) to 2013, and before that as part of Lehman Brothers Merchant Banking.
The Team Celebrates 10 Years in Business
In April 2019, the Trilantic North America team celebrated its 10-year anniversary, marking the day it spun out of Lehman Brothers Merchant Banking.
$2.75 Billion Fund VI Raised at Hard Cap
“As we honor Trilantic North America’s 10-year anniversary, we are proud to once again partner with a strong base of returning investors and to welcome new investors from the U.S. and overseas. We will continue into the next decade investing in entrepreneurial and family- and founder-owned businesses, supporting exceptional management teams, offering products and services with high potential for growth.” Charlie Ayres, Chairman of Trilantic North America
$437 Million Trilantic Energy Partners II Raised
Trilantic North America Exits HFC Investment
Home Franchise Concepts ("HFC") is a leading North American home services franchise platform with more than 1,600 franchisees across its Budget Blinds, Tailored Living and Concrete Craft brands. HFC’s franchisees offer a range of services delivered through a consultative, in-home sales process in the window coverings, home organization and decorative concrete categories.
Shirin Behzadi, CEO of Home Franchise Concepts
"Trilantic North America played a transformative role in our growth over the past four years. We are grateful for the team’s support and close partnership."
Trilantic North America Included in Inc.'s 50 Best PE Firms for Entrepreneurs
Trilantic North America Acquires Stake in Gorilla Commerce
Gorilla Commerce is a developer and marketer of home and pet products sold primarily through the Amazon marketplace.
Marissa Saporta and Jennifer Bernstein, Co-Founders and Co-CEOs of Gorilla Commerce
"The Trilantic North America team has been instrumental in the rapid growth of our company. Their partnership has helped us make investments in key initiatives, build out our infrastructure, and develop a robust long term strategy."
Success is a team sport.