Our Approach

Our Investment Philosophy

JZ Partners has a long history of investing alongside exceptional management teams of privately held businesses to help build value and create opportunities for both shareholders and employees. Transactions can help generate liquidity for owners, raise capital for future growth and create equity opportunities for key management. Further success is targeted through a combination of organic growth and strategic acquisitions. JZ Partners brings a wealth of investment experience, capital, advisory resources, M&A expertise and international capabilities to help execute on these initiatives.


Transactions are structured to align shareholder interest and maximize future growth potential.


Growth is accelerated through both organic investments and strategic acquisitions.


Value is realized as a result of enhanced earnings and superior market position.

Why JZ?

JZ Partners’ commitment to management, combined with a disciplined and time-tested approach to investment, provides a unique alternative for business owners looking to realize liquidity while at the same time maintaining operating control and substantial ownership as well as enhancing the legacy and culture of the companies they have built.

Patient Capital

JZ Partners has established a history of investing with management to build company value over time. The focus is on prioritizing capital investment and strategic decision making to benefit long-term growth rather than short-term gain.

Flexible Structuring

JZ Partners allows for maximum flexibility when crafting each transaction. Additionally, a very attractive aspect of its investments is that unlike most private equity firms JZ Partners does not require voting control.

Management Centric Philosophy

Investing alongside strong leadership is a very critical element and the most influential factor in determining future success.

Investment Experience

JZ Partners and its principal owners have made more than 300 investments, representing in excess of $4 billion, since 1986.

Growth Oriented

JZ Partners has significant experience in accelerating growth through both organic investment and strategic acquisitions.