North Castle Partners is a private equity firm in Connecticut that focuses on health, wellness and active living sectors. Founded 1997 in Greenwich, Connecticut, United States by Charles F. Baird Jr., it invests in early stage ventures. Its portfolio companies include CR Fitness, Maya Kaimal Foods, Kettlebell Kitchen, VitaCup, Full Swing Golf, HydroMassage, SLT Group, Turning Point, SmartyPants Vitamins, and Barry’s Bootcamp. As of March 2020, North Castle Partners has made 14 investments. Their most recent investment was on July 11, 2019 with CR Fitness. North Castle Partners has had two exits, the most notable of which include Curves and IdeaForest. The company has raised two funds, their latest being North Castle Partners VII. This fund was announced on April 22, 2019 and raised a total of $400M.
Charles F. Baird Jr. (Chip Baird)
Founder and CEO
Documentaries, videos and podcasts
Full Swing Golf
Maya Kaimal Foods