BDT Capital Partners was created in 2009 by Byron Trott, a long-standing partner of Goldman Sachs, with the aim of meeting the strategic and financial needs of families and/or company founders around the globe.
Initial Commitment (12/31/2018) € 107 M
Capital Invested (12/31/2018) € 59 M
Sienna Capital Remaining Commitment (12/31/2018) € 50 M
5 % Share in Sienna Capital’s portfolio (12/31/2018)
Business area
Long-term capital to closely held businesses
Registered office
Chicago, United States

BDT Capital Partners successfully raised USD 3 billion over 2 fundraisings in 2010 and 2012, and then a second fund in 2014, BDT Capital Partners Fund II (“BDTCP II”), amounting to USD 5.2 billion. In 2015, BDTCP II was reopened to new investors, in order to raise USD 1 billion of new capital.

Stake value (12/31/2018) € 72 M
Distribution received to date (12/31/2018) € 2 M
Investment case

In 2015, in the context of the reopening of BDTCP II, Sienna Capital committed to invest EUR 113 million (EUR 107 million at year-end 2018 EUR/USD exchange rate).