Thrivent Private Investment Management is an institutional limited partner committed to the private equity asset class.

Preferred Partner for Private Capital

Managing a $7.1 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 Private Equity and Investments Committed


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.

  • We have maintained a consistent fund investment strategy for over a decade
  • We expect to invest more than $1 billion each year across our fund and equity co-investment platforms
  • We have meaningfully expanded the capacity of our team to meet the demand of our growing allocation
Thrivent Private Equity and Investments Timely


Investment authority resides with the Private Investment team, allowing for timely decisions. We give clear guidance and are quick to make investment decisions.

  • Our investment committee relies on a consensus model to make all commitment decisions
  • We often commit to a fund at the first close
  • We are positioned to quickly complete robust diligence on co-investment opportunities alongside our general partners and committed to providing thoughtful feedback
Thrivent Private Equity and Investments Relationship Focused


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.

  • We are a collaborative partner with a solutions-driven orientation
  • We strive for continuity in our partnerships and look to build relationships across your entire team
  • We often leverage our private equity network and broad industry knowledge for the benefit of our general partners

By The Numbers


Limited Partnerships

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 200 partnerships over this period.

We concentrate our partnership strategy on North American lower and middle market buyout firms and we complement it with growth, large market, and structured solution strategies.

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Equity Co-Investments

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.

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Team Members

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.

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Thrivent AUM

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 2.4 million clients and managing more than $179 billion in assets.1

Thrivent has been recognized for its strength and stability in the market year after year. Additionally, Thrivent was named one of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies” by Ethisphere Institute for the 12th year in a row.

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