Investing  in  next  generation
consumer  &  retail  brands

Growing a business requires more than just capital

It begins with partnership. At Valency Capital, we provide the focus, flexibility, and support needed to form value-creating partnerships with the founders and management teams of high-growth consumer and retail brands.

This trusted partnership-focused approach informs every decision we make and is the cornerstone of our success.


Experience is a generous teacher, which is why we focus our expertise on helping scale businesses in ways that go beyond growing the top and bottom line.

The Focus You Expect.
The Flexibility You Desire.


Ask the right questions and work towards the right answers
Approach opportunities with a balance of experience and energy
Combine strategy with creativity
Harness the power of collaboration
Commit to provide the right capital at the right time

We invest in businesses with passionate founders, committed management teams and dedicated consumers, typically providing up to $50M in capital

Valency maintains a singular focus ON INVESTING IN CONSUMER  AND RETAIl BRANDS

For over 25 years, we’ve helped founders grow by guiding them into new markets, innovative product categories, and incremental distribution channels.

This experience has enabled us to build and sustain a robust network of resources and a reputation for being patient and visionary investors - no matter the type of investment.


Apparel & footwear

Food & Beverage

Personal Care & Beauty

Pets & Pet Care


Fitness & Active Lifestyle

Retail & E-commerce




Managing Partner

Having successfully founded and grown numerous businesses, Robert brings a founder's perspective and 25 years of insight and experience to every investment Valency Capital makes.

Robert understands the importance of a strong brand and the role an aligned culture plays in delivering superior value for all stakeholders.

He holds a BS in Finance from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia and resides in Connecticut with his wife and two children.