Baird Capital invests in growing companies across the Industrial Technology & Solutions sector. Our global team collaborates across borders to deliver a comprehensive platform of deep sector expertise, investment experience, operational resources and a global relationship network to our portfolio companies.

Our Areas of Focus

We seek businesses in a range of industrial markets, with a particular focus on the following subsectors:

Testing, Measurement & Inspection
  • Testing, inspection, certification & compliance
  • Electronic measurement
  • Analytical measurement
  • Sensors
Emerging Industrial Technology
  • Automation technology
  • Industrial IoT
  • Robotic solutions
  • Systems integrators
  • 3D printing
  • Optics/lasers & photonics
  • Supply chain technology
  • Smart grid
  • Interconnectivity
  • Smart infrastructure (building/city)
  • Sustainability/efficiency
  • Water treatment
Process Controls & Monitoring
  • Asset tracking and remote monitoring
  • Manufacturing process tracking
  • Tracking equipment/components
  • Predictive maintenance
  • Condition monitoring
  • Electrical, fluid & flow controls

Recent Insights  

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Warehouse Automation: A Unique Opportunity

Rob Ospalik, Partner, and Andy Dyer, Director, discuss the advent of new warehouse automation technology solutions and the opportunities we see in this space.

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Opportunities in Tech-Enabled Industrial Solutions

Baird Capital's Industrial Technology & Solutions team discusses end-to-end digitalization across a number of industrial end markets and compelling investment opportunities we’re seeing as a result.

Opportunities in Global Industrial Automation

Baird Capital's Industrial Technology & Solutions team discusses the growing global industrial automation market and its compelling investment opportunities.

Contact the Industrial Technology & Solutions Team

James Benfield
James Benfield

+44 207 667 8457

Rob Ospalik
Robert Ospalik

+1 312 609 4930

Andrew Dyer
Andrew Dyer

+44 207 667 8141

Yongshan (Samuel) Zhang
Yongshan (Samuel) Zhang

Aidan Elliot
Aidan Elliott
Investment Manager

+44 20 7667 8142

Milord Yip
Milord Yip
Associate Director Consultant

Jubril Ayanbunmi
Jubril Ayanbunmi
Investment Associate

+44 (0) 207 667 8117

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Andrew Szyman

+1 312 609 4911