Elevate your business with A trusted, ESTABLISHED partner.

Aurick Partners is a Washington DC area based investment firm  focused on growth and buyout investments in lower middle market companies in the Technology and Aerospace, Defense & Government sectors.


Our company partners with founders and management teams and help them achieve scale through adoption of best practices, professionalization of key executive functions, acquisitions of complementary businesses and access to strategic capital. Our collaborative approach to operations and growth drives purposeful, long-term value creation for all associated stakeholders.


Long-Term Perspective

Our investment horizon is flexible and aligned with management’s objectives for achieving long-term sustainable value. We are not limited to the parameters of an investment fund and have the patience and flexibility to successfully execute our common strategic objectives.

Flexible Capital Structure

We have the flexibility to structure our investments in a myriad of ways to best suit each individual business’ needs. Furthermore, we have the ability and industry connections to use optimal leverage alongside our equity investment to drive increased value creation opportunities or support future growth needs.

Value Creation

We draw upon our successful history of investing in 50+ platform companies to tailor organic and inorganic strategies and execution plans that drive accelerated value creation for our portfolio companies.

Access to Market Knowledge and Opportunities

Our extensive network of industry executives, investment bankers, advisors and operating partners provides a unique purview into the individual markets served and a diverse range of connections to drive increased business opportunities.


Manan Shah

Managing Partner

Manan Shah is a Managing Partner at Aurick Partners. He manages deal origination, execution, portfolio management and operational strategies at Aurick. He has over thirty years of investment banking, entrepreneurship, consulting and management experience. Most recently he was a Managing Director at Focus Investment Banking, a leading national middle market investment banking firm, where he led two of its largest industry practice groups focused in the government, aerospace & defense and information technology sectors. A consistent top producer, Manan has advised on approximately hundred M&A and corporate finance transactions in his career. His clients have included large global corporations as well as middle market businesses and private equity groups. His transactions include several successful cross-border transactions between US and other countries.