Our traditional private equity program is committed to investing capital in outstanding middle market business models with unique, defensible market positions. We partner with successful management teams to acquire and build market-leading companies through internal growth initiatives and add-on acquisitions. We work closely with our management teams to develop value creation strategies that typically include operational improvements, strategic repositioning and/or targeted acquisitions. Complementing the experience of our investment professionals, Aurora's Executive Board and network of operating executives provide a variety of operating resources to our companies and management partners.
We have developed significant expertise in the following industries:
- Aerospace and Defense
- Industrial Services
- Software and Tech-Enabled Services
- Specialty Manufacturing and Distribution
- Transportation and Logistics
Aurora was founded in 1991 and currently invests out of its fifth private equity fund. The limited partners in the fund include a small number of leading public and private pension funds, banks, insurance companies,foundations and endowments active in private equity investing.