Why did we name our firm “Tenex?”

Tenex is a firm that was founded by engineers and business operators. Our name relects our training in the fundamental engineering priciples of operating efficiency.

The Tenex Effect

Operational Change

Operational change that fundamentally alters the trajectory of a business, creating an inflection point in the company’s performance.

Team

Hybrid operators and investors

Hybrid model of operators and investors to execute value creation

15+ years of partners working together

Partners have worked together 15+ years with reputation as straight shooters with high integrity

Expertise

Operational expertise in lean, systems, and strategic growth from GE and McKinsey

Strong Alignment

Strong alignment with GP commitment and broadly distributed economics

Strategy

Partner with families and management teams
  • Who often seek alignment, care about the family legacy, and for whom price is not the deciding factor
  • Majority equity investment, providing the option for significant seller equity roll

History

$453
Million
Fund I (2011)
$814
Million
Fund II (2016)
$1.2
Billion
Fund III (2020)