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 (06/30/2020) € 97 M
Capital Invested (06/30/2020) € 100 M
Sienna Capital Remaining Commitment (06/30/2020) € 2 M
6 % Share in Sienna Capital’s portfolio (06/30/2020)
Business area
Long-term capital to closely held businesses
Registered office
Chicago, United States

Founded in 2009 by Byron Trott, BDT Capital Partners and its affiliates have offices in Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, London, and Frankfurt and provide solutions-based advice and capital to leading family and founder-led businesses around the world. 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.

In 2019, BDT launched BDTCP Fund 3.

Stake value (06/30/2020) € 109 M
Distribution received to date (06/30/2020) € 21 M
Investment case

In the context of reopening of BDTCP II, Sienna Capital committed USD 108 million in 2015.