We are a private equity firm with deep expertise in business services and healthcare services.

Investment Approach

We seek to invest $35-$120 million in companies with greater than $5 million in EBITDA.

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Deep Domain Expertise

Deep Domain Expertise

We've developed extensive knowledge, experience and industry networks through 30+ years of successful investing in business services and healthcare services.

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Growth Investors

Growth Investors

We seek to create value by investing in transformational growth.

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Entrepreneurial Roots

Entrepreneurial Roots

Our entrepreneurial roots and firm culture provide differentiated seller/founder deal flow, which is fertile ground for our value creation strategy.

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World Class Human Capital

World Class Human Capital

We have a long history of infusing high-caliber executive talent into our portfolio companies, starting with CEO, to drive growth and value creation.

We invest in

Portfolio

Sterling has excluded from this list of investments the portfolio companies that no longer meet its investment strategy. Sterling Venture Partners I, L.P. employed a strategy that is no longer used by any of its other funds and does not anticipate employing this strategy in the future. A complete listing of all Sterling investments is available upon request.

Our Team

Talent

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Operators

Operators

We search for strategic visionaries and operators who are determined to lead companies through their next stage of growth.

Meet one of our Operators: Rick Inatome

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Directors

Directors

We pride ourselves on our sophisticated governance program comprised of over 70 independent board directors. We look for experienced executives that set themselves apart by their level of engagement and passion for growing inspired businesses.

Meet one of our Directors: Pat Dills

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Accelerators

Accelerators

Our Accelerator program is an opportunity for high-potential professionals with 7-10 years of strategy and finance experience to step into a meaningful operating role at a growth-oriented, private equity owned business. Our Accelerators report directly to portfolio CEOs and CFOs and receive invaluable experience in how to lead and manage high-growth companies.

Meet one of our Accelerators: Jon Gaunt

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Investment Professionals

Investment Professionals

What we look for in an investment professional is similar to what we look for in a new investment: differentiated, proven, and committed to growth. We want leaders with an investment banking and/or principal investing background who have successful operating or entrepreneurial experiences.

Meet one of our Investment Professionals: Josh Friedman

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