Baird Capital

Baird Capital makes growth capital and private equity investments in lower-middle-market industrial companies across the United States, UK and Asia.

We take a disciplined, thesis-driven approach to our investments. Focusing solely on sectors where we possess the knowledge, transaction experience and global relationship network to help high-potential companies become market leaders, our team pursues opportunities in companies with scalability and niche market positions.

Our Products team is supported by Baird Capital’s Portfolio Operations professionals, who work closely with our portfolio companies to drive operational efficiencies, develop and implement strategic initiatives, and provide access to emerging markets.

We invest in best-of-class solutions in these traditional verticals and emerging subsectors:

Process Controls

  • Flow Controls Technology and Products
  • Industrial Measurement and Electronic Controls
  • Industrial Filtration and Separation Technology


  • Power Infrastructure
  • Oil and Gas-Focused Supplies and Products
  • Industrial and Commercial Energy Efficiency Technology


  • Industrial and Laboratory Safety Equipment
  • Liquid/Chemical Handling and Storage
  • Specialist Personal Protective Equipment and Technology

Water Infrastructure

  • Water Treatment Facilities
  • Filtration
  • Water Purification Products and Services