BDT & MSD Partners
BDT & MSD Partners is a merchant bank with an advisory and investment platform built to serve the distinct needs of business owners and strategic, long-term investors. We are distinguished by our decades of experience advising at the intersection of founders, families, and businesses, as well as by our differentiated capital base and culture of aligned investing. Since 2010, our affiliated funds have deployed more than $50 billion across our investment strategies.
History of the Firm
BDT & MSD Partners was established in 2023 through the combination of BDT & Company, the merchant bank to the closely held, founded in 2009 by Byron Trott, and MSD Partners, a premier investment firm that since 2009 has invested on behalf of Dell Technologies Founder Michael Dell, his family, and other like-minded investors.
A Long-Term Partner to Business Owners and Strategic Investors
Trusted Advice and Capital
We offer strategic advisory services and long-term capital through our affiliated funds to help clients sustain and grow their businesses, manage their legacies, and create social impact.
M&A and Capital Structure
Ownership and Governance
Trust and Estate
Philanthropy and Social Impact
Through our registered investment advisors, BDT Capital Partners and MSD Partners, we seek to provide high-quality investment strategies in four core areas with the goal of delivering attractive, long-term, risk-adjusted capital appreciation.
Unparalleled Global Network
We bring together our world-class network of business-owning clients and investors to enable them to benefit from the wisdom and experience of other exceptional leaders.
May 31, 2023
BDT & MSD Partners Invest in Under Armour
May 30, 2023
BDT & MSD Partners Appoints Dina Powell McCormick Vice Chairman & President of Global Client Services
May 25, 2023
National Amusements Announces Strategic Investment from BDT & MSD Partners
May 23, 2023
Chelsea Avondale Announces Investment Round Led by MSD Partners
May 3, 2023
ProMach Announces New Investors
April 19, 2023
EquipmentShare Completes $290 Million Funding Round Led by BDT Capital Partners
April 3, 2023
Exyte Announces Completion of Minority Investment by BDT Capital Partners
February 21, 2023
Weber Inc. Announces Closing of Take-Private Transaction by BDT Capital Partners
January 24, 2023
Forward Networks Raises $50M in Series D Funding, Achieves 139% Year-over-Year Growth
January 17, 2023
BDT & Company and MSD Partners Combine as BDT & MSD Partners
Chicago, IL 60611
New York, NY 10017‑5407
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Dallas, TX 75219
Palm Beach, FL 33480
SW1A 1NP, United Kingdom
60313 Frankfurt, Germany