Who We Are
Founded in 2003, we are a leading Austin, Texas-based private equity firm with over $400 million in assets under management specializing in growth, recapitalization and buyout financings of small middle-market companies.
- $4-15M EBITDA
- $20-40M investment with ability to scale up
- Flexible capital: Majority/minority equity, Mezzanine debt
Why Blue Sage
We know businesses require more than just capital to succeed. We formed Blue Sage Capital to invest alongside management in proven, growing, small middle-market companies.
We partner with managers whom we like, trust and admire and whose interests align with our own. Through our investments, we enable current company owners to meet their needs for capital, liquidity and diversification.
We believe that private equity is a relationship business, not a transactional one. We strive to treat everyone, including our managers, intermediaries and service providers, like partners.
We know that earnings growth is the most important factor in a successful investment. We provide our partner companies with the capital, guidance, strategy, and operational support needed to create additional value.
Acting with integrity is the fundamental principle guiding all of our actions.
Reputation & Track Record
Prior to founding Blue Sage, our partners established a superior track record. Since 2003, we have continued to generate top-decile returns to our investors.
Blue Sage Capital Invests in Clearly Clean Products
AUSTIN, TEXAS – Blue Sage Capital (“Blue Sage”) is pleased to announce its recently completed investment in Clearly Clean Products, LLC (“Clearly Clean” or the “Company”) in partnership with Insight Equity (“Insight”). Founded in 2007, Clearly Clean is an Orwigsburg, PA-based manufacturer of sustainable food packaging trays made from 100% recyclable polyethylene...more
Blue Sage Capital Exits Magnum Systems
AUSTIN, TX -- Blue Sage Capital (“Blue Sage”) announced today that it closed on the sale of Magnum Systems, Inc (“Magnum”) to 3 Rivers Capital, based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Patriot Capital and SharpVue Capital participated in the transaction by providing debt and equity financing. Magnum designs and manufactures mission-critical, customized systems and engineered components for automated...more
Blue Sage Capital Sells Majority Ownership in Frontier Waste Solutions
Blue Sage Capital is pleased to announce its sale of Frontier Waste Solutions to a global investment group led by Concentric Equity Partners and Summer Street Capital Partners. Blue Sage helped create Frontier alongside founding CEO John Gustafson in 2017. Over the last six years, Blue Sage guided Frontier’s growth from its initial startup to one of the largest...more
All-State Industries Expands Insulation Capabilities with Acquisition of dB Engineering
Blue Sage Capital (“Blue Sage”) is pleased to announce that All-State Industries, Inc. (“All-State”) acquired substantially all of the assets of dB Engineering, Inc. (“dB Engineering”), a Mansfield, Texas-based manufacturer of thermal, acoustic and vibration isolation components for OEMs throughout North America. Under the leadership...more
Blue Sage Exits Ligchine International Corporation
AUSTIN, TX -- Blue Sage Capital (“Blue Sage”) announced today that it closed on the sale of Ligchine International Corporation (“Ligchine”) to RAF Industries, Inc., a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based long-term focused capital provider. Ligchine is a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of laser guided boom screeds used for placing concrete. The company’s equipment utilizes cutting-edge technology...more
Blue Sage Capital Invests in Baker Manufacturing Company
AUSTIN, TX -- Blue Sage Capital is pleased to announce its recently completed investment in Baker Manufacturing Company, LLC (“Baker” or the “Company”). Founded nearly 150 years ago and headquartered in Evansville, WI, Baker manufactures residential, industrial, municipal, and environmental water well equipment and accessories, as well as specialized rotary gear...more