American Discovery Capital is an independent merchant banking firm focused on principal investments in leading family-owned and middle-market companies in selected high-growth sectors.
Our Founding Partners and Professionals each have decades of transactional, operational, capital markets and private equity experience, including as Global Heads of leading businesses at some of the world’s preeminent financial institutions, such as UBS Investment Bank, Merrill Lynch, Lehman Brothers, Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette and Moelis & Company. In addition to growth capital, we assist our clients with industry experience, operational execution and an extensive network of professional relationships.
Through American Discovery Fund LP, our Principal Investment activities focus on long-term relationships with entrepreneurs and senior management of companies in search of capital and industry expertise to support organic growth, fund acquisitions or provide partial liquidity to founders or families in the midst of generational ownership transfers.
Through Discovery Advisors, our Advisory / M&A activities focus on providing financial analysis and advisory services for a select number of clients in these sectors, including corporate sales, divestitures, mergers, acquisitions, joint venture/partnership, and private capital solutions. For over two decades, our Founding Partners have advised middle-market clients, private equity firms, and large domestic and international corporations on hundreds of the largest and most prominent M&A and capital markets transactions representing tens of billions of dollars of transaction value.