Navigation Capital Partners - Investment Strategy



  • NCP invests in high growth, middle market operating companies throughout the South
  • NCP provides a platform to effectively reach difficult to access target markets utilizing complementary channels:
    • Direct Portfolio Company Investments
    • Co-Investments
    • Secondary Investments Opportunities
    • Primary Fund Investments
  • Firm is led by Larry Mock, a Founder of NCP, and Dennis Lockhart, former President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
  • Over the past 30 years, NCP and its predecessor firms have invested nearly $2 billion in private equity into 157 companies and 70 funds
  • Realized returns over multiple business cycles demonstrates consistent performance



  • NCP was established in 2006 in partnership with Goldman Sachs to purchase a Secondary (NCP I), consisting of 34 companies formerly owned by Mellon Ventures
  • Invested capital through a primary fund (NCP II) in a control position in 7 middle market operating companies
  • NCP will continue to focus on middle market operating companies throughout the South with particular emphasis on financial services, business services, telecommunications, and infrastructure
  • NCP is an Atlanta-based Registered Investment Advisor, SEC compliant with 10 years of audited statements