BDT Capital Partners was created in 2009 by Byron Trott, a long-standing partner of Goldman Sachs, with the aim of meeting the strategic and financial needs of families and/or company founders around the globe.


BDT Capital Partners successfully raised USD 3 billion over 2 fundraisings in 2010 and 2012, and then a second fund in 2014, BDT Capital Partners Fund II ("BDTCP II"), amounting to USD 5.2 billion. In 2015, BDTCP II was reopened to new investors, in order to raise USD 1 billion of new capital.

Sienna Capital & BDT Capital Partners

In 2015, in the context of the reopening of BDTCP II, Sienna Capital committed to invest EUR 113 million.

Financial year 2017

In 2017, BDTCP II completed an additional investment for a total of USD 518 million.

Value of investment

EUR 67 million (30/06/2018)

Business area

Long-term capital to closely held businesses

Registered office

Chicago, USA

Key data from GBL Annual Report 2017