Palo Duro Capital is a Dallas, Texas-based, lower middle-market private equity firm focused on long-term value creation.


  • We focus on investments in which we can meaningfully impact the growth of the business through our domain expertise and deep network of industry relationships.
  • We are typically the first institutional capital in a business and understand the challenges of picking an investment partner to continue on the legacy of a family business and the concern for the employees that have been instrumental to a company’s success.
  • We rely on the management teams to operate the business. Our operating partners participate at the board of directors’ level to provide operational insight in establishing the strategic direction of the company.
  • We understand the importance of certainty to closing in any transaction and approach each transaction with the highest degree of integrity.
  • We serve as a resource to our management teams, supplementing with strategic support and heavy involvement in the sourcing and execution of strategic add-on acquisitions.