Berwind Private Equity (BPE) is charged with pursuing a broad range of investments.


Operating Companies

BPE’s primary objective is to acquire operating companies in which the family will maintain long–term ownership. Ideal targets would have recognizable market leadership advantages, be firmly established, and be at the higher end of the quality/price pyramid.  A complete listing of our operating company acquisition criteria can be found at  (


Venture Capital

BPE invests in opportunities which exhibit potential for extraordinary returns over a three-to-five-year period. In this capacity, BPE expects to be a minority and passive investor.


Accelerator Program

BPE's Accelerator Program provides seed funding to entrepreneurs with well defined business plans.