About Us

V&A Capital has a long-term and patient approach to investing in and growing middle market businesses with the goal of creating long-term sustainable value.

Investment Criteria

Our Strategy

We use a partnership approach with management teams to develop and implement strategic plans to accelerate growth and increase shareholder value by:

  • Sourcing, negotiating and executing complementary add-on acquisitions.
  • Taking a long-term, patient and focused approach to business challenges.
  • Providing operational support by implementing lean processes and productivity improvements, executing growth initiatives, enhancing management infrastructure, etc.

Our Philosophy

V&A helps the management of its portfolio companies achieve their objectives by:

  • Supporting management’s organic growth initiatives by providing financial and human capital.
  • Providing access to operating executives with industry specific expertise and connections.
  • Aligning management’s interests with ours by providing an opportunity to co-invest and structuring equity incentive plans.

We have helped businesses both large and small across numerous industries achieve their goals and objectives.

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What We Do

V&A Capital is a New York-based private equity firm focused on acquiring and building niche businesses at the lower end of the middle market.


Talents Behind Our Success

Nicolò Vergani
Managing Partner

Nicolò founded V&A Capital in 2013. He has over 18 years experience at top-tier private equity funds and law firms. Prior to V&A, Nicolò spent 10 years at Lincolnshire Management.

Nirav Amin

Nirav is a Partner at V&A Capital. He has over 15 years of experience in managing and operating and advising mid-size businesses, as well as in investing, accounting, tax and finance.

Chuck Mills
Managing Director

Chuck has over 20 years of private equity investment experience, including 17 years at Lincolnshire Management, a $1.7 billion private equity firm based in New York.

Jim Binch
Senior Operating Partner

Jim is a senior operating partner and advisor to V&A Capital and is also CEO of Q-Tran Inc, a manufacturer of innovative LED products.

Our Advisory Board

V&A also partners with highly successful operating executives with sector specific backgrounds to develop, implement and monitor portfolio company growth strategies. The executives, who include former CEOs and CFOs of publicly traded companies and serve on our Advisory Board, can quickly make an assessment and step into the business to assist in improving its operations or implement its strategic objectives as needed.

Join the people behind our success.

V&A offers internship programs for MBA students enrolled in leading business schools.


Precision Kidd Steel Refinances Its Credit Facility

V&A Capital is pleased to announce that it has refinanced the credit facility of its portfolio company, Precision Kidd Steel, Co. Inc. (“PK”), a leading manufacturer of precision engineered, high-quality cold-drawn steel bar, wire and special shapes. Learn More >


Jim Binch Joins V&A Capital as a Senior Operating Partner

V&A Capital is proud to announce that Jim Binch has joined the firm as a Senior Operating Partner.  Jim will be an integral part of advising and monitoring operational improvement projects and growth initiatives at portfolio companies, as well as reviewing investment opportunities at V&A. Learn More >


V&A Capital Acquires SinterMet LLC

V&A Capital (“V&A”) is pleased to announce that it has partnered with the management team of SinterMet LLC (“SM” or the “Company”) to acquire the Company. Learn More >


V&A Capital Acquires Federal Steel Supply

V&A Capital (“V&A”) is pleased to announce that it has partnered with the management team of Federal Steel Supply (“FSS” or the “Company”) to acquire the Company from its founders. Learn More >


V&A Capital Hires Experienced Managing Director, Chuck Mills

V&A Capital is proud to announce that it has hired Chuck Mills as Managing Director.  Chuck will be based in V&A’s New York office and will be an integral part of originating, executing and monitoring investments. Learn More >


V&A Capital Opens Chicago Office

V&A Capital is proud to announce the opening of its Chicago Office.  Nirav Amin, Partner at V&A, will oversee the new location and will look to build relationships with investment bankers, business owners, lenders and investors. Learn More >


V&A Capital Acquires Precision Kidd Steel

V&A Capital, a New York based private equity firm, is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of the century-old, family-owned Precision Kidd Steel Co., Inc. a leading Pittsburgh-based producer of precision engineered high-quality, cold-drawn steel bar, wire and special profile shapes. Learn More >


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Current Portfolio Companies

    V&A Capital is a New York-based private equity firm focused on investing in lower middle market companies operating primarily in the manufacturing and distribution spaces.