SAN FRANCISCO, January 19, 2023--Alpine Investors is proud to announce its placement on Fast Company's prestigious annual list of the world's Most Innovative Companies. The private equity firm, known for its investments in software and services industries, was recognized for its innovative approach to investing and its commitment to driving growth for its portfolio companies.
Alpine Investors was founded in 2001 with a focus on investing in people-driven businesses in the lower middle market. Since then, the firm has completed over 150 investments and has grown to become a leading player in the private equity industry.
In 2016, Alpine Investors launched Alpine Software Group as a holding company to buy and build software businesses. The group has since acquired several companies and has grown to become a major player in the software industry.
One of Alpine Software Group's portfolio companies, Ingenio LLC, recently acquired Kasamba, a provider of online psychic readings. The acquisition was made through Ingenio's parent company, LivePerson, and is expected to help drive growth for both companies.
Alpine Investors is known for its unique approach to investing, which focuses on partnering with management teams to drive growth and create value. The firm has a strong track record of success and has been recognized for its innovative approach to private equity investing.
One of the ways Alpine Investors drives growth for its portfolio companies is through its CEO-in-Training program. The program, which is open to all employees of Alpine's portfolio companies, provides participants with the opportunity to gain experience in all aspects of running a business and prepares them for future leadership roles.
Keri Dixon, CEO of Wilson Language Training, is a graduate of Alpine's CEO-in-Training program. Dixon credits the program with opening up career opportunities and helping her to become a better leader.
Alpine Investors currently has offices in San Francisco and New York City. The firm recently announced that it will be moving its New York City offices to a larger space to accommodate its growing team.
Alpine Investors has also launched a new platform, called Ascend, to partner with entrepreneurs. The platform is designed to provide entrepreneurs with the resources and support they need to build successful businesses.
XLCS Partners, a leading middle market investment bank, recently served as an advisor to Trilon Group on its sale to an undisclosed buyer. Trilon Group is a portfolio company of Alpine Investors.
Alpine Investors' recognition on Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies list is a testament to the firm's commitment to driving growth and creating value for its portfolio companies. The firm's innovative approach to investing has helped it to become a leading player in the private equity industry and has set it apart from its competitors.