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Private Equity Meets Venture Capital

David Hellier, a Partner at Bertram Capital, describes his firm’s strategy of “marrying” venture capital business-building techniques with lower-middle market companies.
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Private Equity Meets Venture Capital

Interviewed by: David Snow

March 8, 2013

David Hellier, a Partner at Bertram Capital, describes his firm’s strategy of “marrying” venture capital business-building techniques with lower-middle market companies. In a market in which some GPs are “desperate to deploy capital,” Bertram has consistently close about one deal per quarter, most recently from a $500 million fund, according to Hellier. Also discussed: Why the Bertram cares more about business plan than sector, and why so many companies are challenged by their IT infrastructure.