What We Offer

Bedford Grove Capital (“BGC”) provides mission-driven business owners the opportunity to sell their company while protecting the reputation, values and culture they worked tirelessly to build. Post-investment, BGC’s founder will facilitate a customizable transition plan as he becomes CEO or partners as a Co-CEO. BGC’s founder also considers partnerships with exceptional clinicians who want to focus on delivering great outcomes rather than day-to-day management responsibilities.

Mission

BGC was formed to acquire, operate and grow a business with social impact potential for the long-term. The founder’s time and energy will be focused on building upon the successful foundation you created and making a positive difference for your customers, employees and communities served. BGC’s resources draw from a diverse array of skilled business owners, seasoned entrepreneurs and disciplined investors who are dedicated to achieving continued growth, profitability and social impact for the company you founded.


Investment Criteria

Geography

  • US headquarters

  • Will consider modest int’l exposure

Preferred Industries

  • Healthcare services with social impact

    • Behavioral health

    • Physical therapy

    • Speech therapy

    • Occupational therapy

  • Will consider other sectors

Size

  • Sales $3M+

  • EBITDA $500k-5M

General Characteristics

  • Mission-driven culture

  • Best-in-class clinical outcomes

  • Strong reputation in the community

  • Potential for B Corp status

  • Scalable model with potential for growth

  • Track record of financial stability


Founder

Brad Zelinger
 

Prior to founding Bedford Grove Capital, Brad Zelinger was an investment professional at Madison Dearborn Partners in Chicago and TZP Group in New York. In those roles, he evaluated, executed and completed investments across business and consumer services, tech-enabled services and healthcare services sectors. Following investment, Brad collaborated closely with management teams to identify and implement post-close initiatives to drive sustainable, long-term earnings growth. He began his career at Moelis & Company in New York where he completed numerous transactions across a broad range of industries. Brad was designated to serve on the Board of Directors of Quest Events and has participated in board meetings for Pyramid Hotel Group, Aderant and EVO Payments International (NASDAQ:EVOP).

Brad serves on the Board of Trustees of Rett Syndrome Research Trust and has been an advocate for his sister and other individuals with disabilities. When he is not in the office, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, hiking and camping (he’s an Eagle Scout) and playing squash.

Brad grew up in Deerfield, IL and now lives in Chicago.

Prior Company Involvement

  • Quest Events, Board designee

  • Pyramid Hotel Group, Board participant

  • Aderant, Board participant

  • EVO Payments Int’l, Board participant

  • Laclede Group (dba Spire)

  • Dial Global (dba Westwood One)

  • MBAC Fertilizer

  • Silver Bell Mining

  • NorthStar Realty Finance

  • Validus Strategic Capital

Education

  • MBA, Harvard Business School

  • BBA, High Distinction, University of Michigan Ross School of Business


Contact

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Phone: (847) 322-9377

Email: brad@bedfordgrovecap.com