Investment Approach

Patria's alternative investment strategy provides greater flexibility to business owners because our mutual interests are aligned fr​om the start: 

Driven to grow the business 

Our strategy's success depends entirely on our ability to deliver long-term, sustainable growth of the business that we acquire. We do not rely on fees.

Human approach

We seek to build meaningful relationships with employees, customers, and suppliers in order to make the most of current and future opportunities.


Personal Commitment

All of our team is committed to investing in and sustainably growing a single small to medium-sized business.

We provide a flexible transaction and transition structure driven by the owners' needs.

Upon making an investment, Patria's Founder will personally transition into an active, full-time managerial role within the organization to grow and sustain the business over the long term.

Investment Criteria 

We are looking for businesses that possess at a minimum most of the following criteria:


o    Established business in Italy

o    Potential for growth

o    3-year history of profitability

o    EUR 5-30m in Revenue per annum

o    EUR 1-5m EBITDA per annum

o    EBITDA Margin > 15%

o    Asset Light

o    Stable Cash Flows

o    Fragmented competition

o    Established but growing industry

o    Food and Beverage

o    Luxury goods 

o    Niche manufacturing or service business

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