Investors in Vertical Bridge include Digital Bridge Holdings, LLC, The Jordan Company, The Edgewater Funds, Goldman Sachs Infrastructure Partners, and Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners. The Vertical Bridge management team also holds a significant stake in the company.
Formed in 2013 through a partnership between Ben Jenkins of Dering Capital (formerly of The Blackstone Group) and Marc Ganzi (former founder and CEO of GTP), Digital Bridge Holdings owns interest in a broad range of communications infrastructure companies including cellular and broadcast towers, rooftop antenna management and distributed antenna systems. An innovator in the communications infrastructure sector, Digital Bridge is a leader in acquisition, funding and management.
The Jordan Company was founded in 1982 and is a leading middle-market private equity firm with more than $8 billion of committed capital assets under management and a 30-year track record of investing in, and contributing to the growth of, businesses across a wide range of industries. The Jordan Company is headquartered in New York with offices in Chicago and Shanghai.
Goldman Sachs Infrastructure Partners pursues a long-term investment strategy focusing on core infrastructure assets and partnering with best-in-class operators/management teams.
Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners is a North America-focused private equity firm with a conservative yet opportunistic approach to infrastructure investing. Stonepeak invests in businesses comprised of hard assets with leading market positions primarily in the following sectors: Energy, Power & Renewables, Transportation, Utilities, and Water & Communications.
The California State Teachers’ Retirement System is the largest educator-only pension fund in the world. CalSTRS is committed to its mission to secure the financial future of California’s educators, providing retirement, disability and survivor benefits for 862,000 educators and their families.
The Edgewater Funds is a Chicago-based private equity firm with $1.4 billion in committed capital. Edgewater focuses on funding high quality middle-market companies where they can add substantial value through capital investment, experience and their broad network.