Praesidium Investment Management Company, LLC is a value-oriented investment firm that applies a private equity approach to investing in the public markets. Praesidium manages long-term capital for endowments, foundations, family offices and other institutional investors.
“Praesidium often presented ideas that resulted from their analytical approach which challenged the management team and gave us a valuable second perspective on how to think about operating metrics and overall return on equity. As CEO of the company, this was just the kind of shareholder I wanted.”
Hamish Brewer, Former CEO of JDA Software Group, Inc.
“We have valued the great relationship that Culp has had with Praesidium . . . It was obvious from the initial meeting that their approach was different and unique. . . . Our company and our shareholders have benefited from our association with them.”
Franklin Saxon, President/CEO of Culp, Inc.
“Praesidium approached their investment in Epicor with an attention to detail and a level of diligence not seen from most of our largest institutional holders nor many of our covering research analysts. Their extensive analysis . . . gave them the ability to engage our executive management team in meaningful and highly constructive dialogue. . . .”
Mike Pietrini, Former CFO/EVP Finance of Epicor Software Corp.
"Before initiating a position in our company, they gained significant knowledge of our technology, customers and competitors. . . . During their ownership period . . . I often came away with additional and useful perspectives on our business based on their thorough research.”
Gene Cassis, CFO of Waters Corp.