Greenbriar was founded in 1999 and focuses exclusively on transportation and other related sectors. The firm currently employs 21 investment professionals and is investing from its third fund, which totals $1.1 billion. Greenbriar’s investors include some of the world’s largest foundations, university endowments, family offices and insurance companies.
Greenbriar is focused on making privately negotiated investments within the global transportation industry. Greenbriar has a particular emphasis on manufacturers and service providers within the aerospace and air transport, automotive, distribution, industrial equipment and components, logistics, surface transport, MRO and other related sectors. Since its founding in 1999, Greenbriar has raised over $2.5 billion of committed capital across three funds.
Greenbriar’s investment professionals have substantial experience investing in, managing, advising and financing transportation and related companies, which allows them to recognize and anticipate the implications of fundamental industry trends and developments.
The team also has long-standing relationships with senior executives and other industry leaders and specialists, which have enhanced Greenbriar’s perspective, provided the firm with a flow of proprietary investment opportunities and allowed Greenbriar to actively support its management teams.
"The Greenbriar team was invaluable in taking Hexcel to the next level. Even in the due diligence phase, their industry insight was clearly discernible, and this benefited the company in many ways throughout the investment." David Berges, Former CEO