Why Sageview

We know the right people and the best practices needed to grow your business. With 25% of our capital coming from our employees, we’re truly invested in your success.

Experienced
The Founders of Sageview have been successfully investing together for 30+ years and have served on 65+ corporate boards, spanning multiple industries and market cycles. We have the network and domain expertise to help our companies scale. 150+ Years Investing & Operating Experience
Connected
Through decades of investing, our partners have developed an extensive network across the Global 2000. With this robust network of board members and executives across industries, we can connect our companies with the customers, executives, and talent required to grow their business. Deep operational expertise
Active
We bring our deep operational expertise to bear and work side-by-side with our management teams to help them accelerate growth and improve operational efficiency. Across our portfolio, we believe we are always the most active investor. Active Partners
Aligned
The Sageview team is collectively the firm’s single largest investor making up nearly 25% of our invested capital. This significant commitment aligns our interests with those of our investors and portfolio companies. Our companies’ success is our success. Aligned
150+ Years Investing & Operating Experience
Deep operational expertise
Active Partners
Aligned

Our History

  • The Founders of Sageview, Ned Gilhuly & Scott Stuart, meet at Stanford Business School
  • The two become house mates
1984
  • Ned & Scott graduate from business school and join KKR as employees 12 & 13
1986
  • Ned & Scott both become Partners at KKR
1994
  • Ned & Scott become 2 of the 5 members of KKR's initial investment committee
  • Dean Nelson joins KKR to build out and run KKR Capstone
2000
  • Ned & Scott form Sageview Capital
2005
  • Sageview raises $1.35BN for its first fund
2006
  • Dean Nelson joins Sageview as the third senior partner
2014
  • Sageview raises $479M for its second fund
2016
  • Sageview targets $600M for its third fund
2020
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