Welcome to Trive

Trive Capital is a Dallas, TX-based private equity fund focused on acquiring strategically viable but under-resourced middle-market companies at an inflection point with the potential for transformational upside through operational improvement. We maximize total returns to our investors through an intensive, hands-on partnership that calls for value creation ideas.

The firm’s vision is to utilize proven operational best practices and identify actionable opportunities that allow businesses, shareholders and employees to realize their full long-term potential.


What does Trive look for?
  • Complex and special situations (broad industry interest)
  • Lower middle market companies in need of both capital and a strategic operating partner
  • Strong market position and sustainable competitiveness
  • Revenue of $30 to $500 million for platform transactions
  • Ability for Trive to invest $10 to $75 million
How do we differentiate?
  • Collaborative partnerships with management to drive growth and tackle challenges
  • Excel when speed and certainty are a priority
  • Avoid excessive risk taking and leverage
  • Hands-on, operational approach to investing
  • Properly reward success and value creation