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Building From the Ground Up

Diversified Funds-of-Funds and Growth Capital 

About Us

About Us

Columbia Partners Private Capital is an investment firm that seeks superior risk-adjusted returns through private market investments. We leverage our deep investment experience, broad networks, and thoughtful process to build exceptional portfolios.




Private Capital Assets Under Management*

Exposure to the Private Markets


  • Access to innovative, rapidly growing, and operationally efficient businesses


  • Diversified exposure across geographies, industries, and company size, ranging from start-ups to established companies


  • Competitive pricing and favorable terms


Deep Expertise


  • Experience in partnering with investors and management teams to maximize value


  • Sophisticated analytical process and institutional grade due diligence to help clients navigate this sector and achieve their investment objectives


  • Focus on smaller funds which are correlated to better performance**


Longstanding Partner to Taft-Hartley and Union Funds

  • 15 years of experience investing in private companies and funds on behalf of Taft-Hartley clients


  • Knowledge of the specific fiduciary needs of ERISA plans


  • QPAM (Qualified professional asset manager) as defined by ERISA


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Our funds-of-funds offer a turnkey approach to investing in the US private markets.


Our portfolio construction includes allocations to Middle Market Buyout, Growth Equity, Venture Capital, and Mezzanine Debt managers.  We also co-invest opportunistically alongside fund sponsors. 


We focus on smaller to mid-size funds, and the team combines its extensive private equity relationships with a proactive and disciplined investment process to access consistently high performing fund managers. 


For ERISA plans, trustees, consultants, and investment officers, our funds-of-funds can readily provide the diversification to satisfy their fiduciary duty to their plan beneficiaries.



Tom Bain - link to bio

Managing Director

Chris Doherty - link to bio

Managing Director

Matt Klinger - link to bio

Managing Director

Saul Waller - link to bio

Managing Director

Contact Us

Contact Us

Columbia Partners Private Capital

7200 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 500
Bethesda, MD 20814

Phone: 240.488.6713


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Past performance is not necessarily indicative, or a guarantee, of future results. There can be no assurance that a fund will achieve comparable results as any prior investments or prior investment funds of Columbia Partners Private Capital and/or RCP. *As of 2/22/24. Private Capital assets across Funds and Direct Investment portfolios includes (a) committed capital to CPPC Fund I, CPPC Fund II, and CPPC Fund III (b) committed capital to primary fund investments in the Separate Account Fund Portfolio, and (c) the FMV of Direct investments in the Separate Account Direct Portfolio. **Source: Preqin - Performance Analyst. Preqin Top quartile and Median North American LBO Funds <$1B: Funds raised between 2001–2017 vs. public indices; Net IRR performance as of 12/31/20 (latest meaningful 12/31 data available).

Information on this site is for informational purposes only and is not to be construed as an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any security.

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