Principal Investors and Advisors in Technology and Industrial Businesses

What We Do

We provide deal sourcing & due diligence, growth & go-to-market strategy, operational value creation, and fundraising & exit strategy services to CEOs and large private equity firms. We also use these same approaches in our own private equity investing activities.

Deal Generation & Due Diligence

Source deals through extensive industry network, develop investment theses, and conduct commercial, operational and financial due diligence

Growth & Go-to-Market Strategy

Drive growth agendas and top-line increases for portfolio companies and other enterprises via organic initiatives as well as through merger & acquisition strategies

Operational Value Creation

Increase EBITDA and drive margin expansion through extensive operational cost reductions, process improvements and organizational efficiencies

Fundraising & Exit Strategy

Maintain relationships with limited partner value investors, including multi-family offices, accredited high-net worth individuals, institutional investors and strategic buyers

A Unique Private Equity Offering

Elevation Gained Partners seeks exceptional firms in the technology and industrial sectors. The 80+ years of combined management experience among our executive team allows us to not only navigate the complex business management process, but also makes us the ideal candidate for continuing a founder’s legacy. 

Synergies Between Private Equity and Operating Company Advisory

Our business model is set up for success. We not only conduct proprietary deal-flow activities, but also source deals through our work with advisory clients. Even better, our management practices for portfolio companies are informed by our work with clients. 

Strong Management and Private Equity Investment Track Record

Leveraging over 80 years of combined experience, our team has extensive operating management experience. We have also played roles on the buy and sell sides, including raising $10B+ in capital from family office and insitutional investors. 

Digital and Analytics in Establishing Value Creation Playbook

The edge we have over our competitors is our expertise in technology and analytics, which we apply to everything we do. These skills help us gain an edge in putting capital to its optimal use, sourcing prospective deals and transforming portfolio companies into outstanding companies.

Our Portfolio

We have had the pleasure of working with many of the most successful companies in the world, from early and late stage ventures to middle-market enterprises to Fortune 500 and global corporations.

IoT Investment Thesis at Fortune 1000 Industrial Technology Corporation

Developed thesis for $1.7bln private equity investments in next generation IoT machine control companies by Fortune 1000 technology company

Value Realization Program at Large Midstream Energy Company

Led value realization program to reduce $90mln (5%) of capital expenditures through operational improvements at $2bln revenue energy company

Growth Acceleration Program at Middle-Market Energy Software Company

Led growth acceleration program that increased revenues from $33mln to $56mln (70%) in 24 months for a mid-market energy software company

Operational Transformation at Lower Middle-Market Cybersecurity Venture

Led plan that doubled annual recurring revenue to $19mln from $9mln within 2 years at cybersecurity company through operational transformation initiatives

Commercial Due Diligence on TMT Target for Top 20 Private Equity Firm

Conducted commercial due diligence, including competitive and customer analysis, on $55mln revenue acquisition target for $18bln private equity firm

Value Creation Plan for Fintech Carve-Out of Fortune 500 Corporation

Executed value creation playbook to eliminate $29mln (12%) of $240mln expenses charged to fintech company by former $21bln Fortune 500 parent

Digital Transformation Plan for Fortune 500 Financial Services Company

Produced action plan to digitize 45% of the manual processes in $86Bln Fortune 500 financial services company’s online checking and deposit account group

Elimination of $100mln of Technology Expenses at $80bln Healthcare Company

Eliminated $100mln expenses for medical record system at $80bln healthcare company, establishing effective scaling of technology platform

Our Team

Critical to our success is a core team of directors, advisors and associates that have spent time managing operations and investments, solving problems and leading teams at some of the world’s most successful firms and operating companies.

Roger Nauth

Managing Director  & Chief Executive Officer

Leads firm strategy, business development, and investment and advisory operations
Led investment theses, growth strategies and value creation plans for $2B+ in deals
25 years of top-tier management consulting and private equity experience

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Kevin Dutt

Managing Director & Operating Partner

Leads operational, financial and commercial due diligence on buyouts
Have raised over $100M in capital for numerous early-stage businesses
25 years of operating experience as a founder, executive and venture investor

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Bonnie Pierce

Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer

Raised $10B in capital and have 25 years of investment management experience
Held senior positions at Mercer Investment Consulting, State Street Global Advisors, New Century Advisors and Schooner Capital

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Heberto Limas

Senior Associate, Due Diligence

Works with EGP’s Partners and Clients on Deal Sourcing,  Due Diligence, Growth Strategy & Value Creation in Diverse Sectors, Including Cloud, Cyber, Human Capital Management, Fintech and Logistics Technology

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