The Cranemere difference is in our values, perspective and time-frame. We establish a strong shareholder base and a platform of operating companies whose founders and management teams have entrusted Cranemere with their legacy and their goals for the future. We look for companies that share our focus on re-imagining industries, solving problems in innovative ways and considering sustainability as part of business success. Our active and lasting partnership enables innovative founders, management teams and family-owned businesses to execute on their vision and capture their full potential to build exceptional companies.
The difference is in our perspective.
All data as of 04-20-2023
Our people and relationships are the keys to our success. We believe in a lasting commitment to all our stakeholders, from the companies we own, to the people, environment and communities around us, and ultimately, to the shareholders who have put their trust in us. Our people make the difference in delivering positive impact. We are a long term values aligned partner.
We take time to build lasting relationships.
Cranemere is the sort of partner a CEO can only dream of. They are truly invested in my business, my people and our vision. They allocate the time and resources needed to build great companies.
Cranemere shares our values of accountability, respect and excellence, and we are pleased to partner with their team to continue generating sustainable growth at NorthStar.
Cranemere believes in building companies the right way and works closely with management teams to help drive strategy and success.
Vincent Mai, Cranemere’s founder, grew up next door to an iconic farm in South Africa called Cranemere, which is home to the national bird, the Blue Crane. Blue Cranes are monogamous birds with long-term pair bonds. The Cranemere farm has operated for seven generations by one family – each generation improving the farm before passing it on to the next. The Seventh Generation Principle, an ancient philosophy from indigenous peoples, refers to ensuring that decisions regarding energy, water and natural resources, are sustainable for seven generations into the future. Our firm is inspired by this philosophy, the Cranemere farm legacy, and the power of private enterprise to steward businesses with enduring values over generations.