Paceline is a Dallas-based private equity manager focused on value-oriented and special situations investments across real assets, corporate debt, and private equity in all market environments.
- Our founders have significant experience investing across these asset classes through multiple economic cycles
- Paceline believes that attractive risk-adjusted returns require a value-oriented and specialized strategy
- Paceline’s investment focus is on situational and event-driven circumstances to identify idiosyncratic opportunities
Paceline will seek opportunities that generate attractive risk-adjusted returns relying on the four pillars of its core investment strategy.
The Paceline senior management team members average 20 years of professional experience in acquiring, managing, and monetizing complex assets. The senior management team also worked together at a large global private equity manager for approximately a decade. The team has proven experience investing across multiple asset classes during various stages of economic cycles, often taking a contrarian view on a particular market or asset class.
The Paceline team leverages its deep relationships with key originating constituents. The team is known for its ability to transact in complex situations and has maintained relationships with key operating partners. Paceline is also a sought-out investor that sees high-quality, targeted deal flow.
The Paceline team underwrites complex, value-oriented transactions that are executed quickly to meet the needs of sellers. Paceline’s underwriting process is rooted in rigorous due diligence and encompasses formal risk identification and analysis. From their tenure in the investment management industry, the Paceline team is known for executing deals with certainty and speed in addition to having a reputation for investing across the balance sheet.
Execution of asset management initiatives within the investment portfolio is a significant driver of investment performance. These initiatives drive value creation and return of capital, ultimately seeking to reduce investment risk during the hold period.
Paceline’s senior leadership team members average 20 years of professional experience.
Prior to the formation of Paceline, the senior leadership team worked together for approximately 10 years at a global private equity manager or its asset management affiliate as part of the North American executive teams.
Paceline Equity Partners, LLC is committed to investing in the spirit of responsible business ethics and practices. Paceline believes that in business there are not only regulatory and financial obligations, but also a set of community and personal principles to which we all should adhere. Paceline operates by that broader mandate and is committed to integrating environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) principles into its investment and oversight process. Paceline recognizes that ESG issues may affect investment performance, and furthermore, that the effective management of ESG issues can create better risk-adjusted returns. Paceline also supports the goal of the Paris Agreement and the goal of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures and our ESG Policy aims to implement such support. Paceline shall become a signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment in 2023.