Clayton Dubilier & Rice and Vista Equity Partners have been recognized as two of the 50 best private equity firms for entrepreneurs, according to Inc.’s 2020 list.
From a list predominantly dominated by smaller firms, these two large fund managers stand out.
Inc. recognizes CD&R and Vista as fund managers that entrepreneurs can trust as partners to develop new strategies and operational best practices. Firms like CD&R and Vista, the magazine said, offer portfolio companies capital to invest in solutions and products to facilitate both inorganic and organic growth.
Published annually, Inc.’s list honours the firms that help founder-led businesses in their portfolios thrive. Inc. based its rankings on factors like track record and feedback from entrepreneurs.
Inc.’s list also includes firms such as Trivest Partners, Sentinel Capital Partners, Ridgemont Equity Partners and Morgan Stanley Capital Partners.
Inc.’s complete list of “The Best Private Equity Firms for Entrepreneurs” is available online.