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ATL takes a thematic investing approach, underwriting subsectors that have attractive platform opportunities that benefit from long-term secular growth trends. We partner with experienced management teams to drive value creation and growth within each of our platform investments.

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ATL’s experience and network in its sectors have allowed ATL to:

  • Source proactively with early conviction
  • Conduct due-diligence thoroughly and efficiently
  • Transact on market terms in a timely manner

Investment Characteristics

We apply a documented and consistent approach to screening our target sectors to identify long-term secular trends that we can invest behind.

  • Large addressable market with GDP++ secular growth
  • Limited strategic dislocation risk or commodity exposure
  • Actionability for attractive platform opportunities
  • Fragmented industry with a robust universe of add-on targets
  • Consistent with ESG objectives
  • Multiple proven avenues for eventual realization

Value Creation

In partnership with our management teams we develop a value creation plan tailored to each company to drive growth and scale its business. Some examples of value creation initiatives include:

  • Enhance new business development with investments in new tools, resources, and talent

  • Drive operational best practices to improve efficiency, operating margins, and quality

  • Invest in research & development of new products and services that enhance each platform's offering with its customers

  • Execute strategic add-on acquisitions


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Investment Professionals


ATL Partners launched its first fund in 2015 as a sector-specialist, to focus on buyout opportunities in aerospace, transportation & logistics. Prior to forming ATL, senior investment professionals comprised the industrial services team of MidOcean Partners.

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