About Us

Praesidian Capital was founded by Jason Drattell in 2002 to manage dedicated funds on behalf of leading global financial institutions and ultra-high net worth individuals. Since 2002, Praesidian has invested more than $800 million in 80+ middle market businesses in the U.S. and Europe. Through its dedicated funds, Praesidian has provided flexible capital solutions to businesses across a variety of industries including niche manufacturers, service providers and healthcare businesses. More recently, Praesidian launched a private equity strategy which includes acquiring controlling stakes in lower-middle market businesses.

Our Partners have more than 75 years of investing experience in middle-market companies and a successful track record of helping private businesses achieve significant growth. Our team is made up of a unique group of creative, responsive professionals with significant investing and operational experience. We have overseen successful exits for over 100 deals since 1986 and have been involved in all aspects of the deal life cycle.