Managing a $4.5 billion private equity portfolio for a Fortune 500 financial services organization, we are an institutional limited partner of choice for middle market private equity
Thrivent has invested in the private equity asset class for more than 30 years and is committed to growing its allocation while steadily investing through market cycles.
Investment authority resides with the Private Investment team, allowing for timely decisions. We give clear guidance and are quick to make investment decisions.
Our high-caliber team of professionals is focused on building long-term relationships with our fund managers and maintaining a deep network of private equity connections.
For more than 15 years, our strategy has been to form long-standing relationships with high-performing general partners and we are proud to have established more than 175 partnerships over this period.
We concentrate our partnership strategy on North American middle market buyout firms and complement it with alternative fund strategies in growth, infrastructure, distressed, and structured solutions markets.
In addition to our robust fund strategy, we invest more than 30% of our annual private equity allocation in equity co-investment opportunities alongside our general partners.
Our relationship-focused approach to every partnership aligns our interests and affords Thrivent the opportunity to complete diligence and provide thoughtful feedback on numerous opportunities each year.
We are a high quality and experienced group of individuals with diverse skill sets including credit, investment banking, accounting, and equity research backgrounds, who come together as a team to evaluate opportunities and make decisions.
We have cultivated a strong and respectable reputation in the market over the past 15 years by proving our ability to execute on deals and being a good partner to our fund managers.
For over 100 years, Thrivent has helped people build their financial futures and live more generous lives. Today, Thrivent is a Fortune 500 company, serving over 2 million clients and managing more than $150 billion in assets.1
Thrivent has been recognized for its strength and stability in the market year after year. Additionally, in May 2020, Thrivent was named one of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies” by Ethisphere Institute for the ninth year in a row.