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About. People-driven private equity

At Alpine Investors, we invest in exceptional people to create exceptional businesses.

Alpine believes that inspiring growth in people is the best way to build enduring businesses. That’s why our PeopleFirst™ philosophy guides everything we do. We work with, learn from, and develop exceptional people, to create a virtuous cycle of financial and operational wins that, in turn, contribute to greater personal fulfillment. Our ultimate goal? Climb higher, smarter, and faster to create a world where people and businesses both thrive.

Operations Philosophy

Distinct CEO program


CEOs are at the center of everything we do. We recruit exceptional CEOs who share our values and our passion for building enduring purpose-driven companies. We then match these CEOs with businesses looking to accelerate growth in their next chapter.

Alpine Playbook


Through years of building purpose-driven companies, we have identified strategic levers that lead to enduring businesses. With the Alpine Playbook, we bring you market-tested, expert information to help you and your team build a company that makes you proud.

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Where We Invest
INVESTMENT CRITERIA
  • EBITDA: $1-40 million
  • Enterprise Value: up to $500 million
  • Industries: Software and services
  • Geography: US & Canada
  • Revenue model: Repeat or recurring
TRANSACTION TYPES
  • 100% buyout
  • Majority recapitalization
  • Add-On acquisitions
  • Corporate carve-outs
Quick Stats
19
years in business
160+
investments
40+
CEOs deployed
Working with us
World-Class CEOs

Our roster of exceptional CEOs is ready from Day One to support a smooth and engaged management transition.

Quick Feedback

We are committed to being an excellent partner to our intermediaries and we strive to deliver feedback on new deals within 24 hours.

High Certainty of Close

We have a Sprint/Pass Playbook that enables us to move with speed and certainty once we determine that a deal fits our model.

Competitive Buy-Side Fee

We offer an attractive buy-side fee and are excited to hear about opportunities that may be a great fit for Alpine.

Our Values
Best Place to Work

We are committed to creating the best place to work. We are proud to be Great Place to Work certified, and have been recognized as one of Fortune's Best Places to Work in the Bay Area, and Best Places to Work in Finance & Insurance.


[Alpine Investors did not pay any fee to be selected by Fortune Magazine.]

Unwavering Character

We are good people who act with humility and keep our word. We choose the right path, even if it's harder.

Continuous Improvement

We have a bias for action—always trying, testing, failing, and improving in our pursuit of excellence. 

Empowerment

We trust our people to rise to the occasion, giving them the autonomy and support to reach higher and farther.

Candor & Intellectual Honesty

We travel through truth and deliver opinions with respect and care.

Harmonious Lives

We find fulfillment in both our work and personal lives, because they fuel each other.

Persistence

We endure in spite of all obstacles and we are tenacious in our quest to fulfill our mission.

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We can show the world that you can be a PE firm that puts up strong results and treats people well. And we can show that you’re winning financially because of that philosophy, not in spite of it. 

Graham Weaver, Alpine Investors Founding Partner
Our Impact

ESG Policy


You can view Alpine's Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) policy here.

Empowerment


Over a thousand people have experienced Alpine’s PeopleFirst™ Leadership Program (“PFLP”), designed to empower people professionally and personally.

Diversity


In an effort to support greater diversity in finance, Alpine has partnered with Girls Who Investwhich sponsors

campus-based summer programs for undergraduate women interested in asset management.

Growth


As of December 2018, Alpine grew portfolio company jobs by an average of 60%.

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