Excellere Partners Announces the Addition of Three New Associates

Denver, CO – November 30, 2021.  Excellere Partners, a leading Denver-based private equity firm specializing in partnering with entrepreneurs and management teams through recapitalizations and management buyouts, is pleased to announce the additions of Bailey Cox, Grant Rahja, and Jake Woodring as new Associates.

“With the closing of Excellere’s Fund IV, we are investing in our growth and ability to deploy capital consistent with our investment strategy. We are very proud of the team that we are building at Excellere, and we are excited to welcome strong talent such as Bailey, Grant, and Jake to our organization,” said Brad Cornell, Managing Partner at Excellere Partners.  “The new additions provide even more depth to our deal teams as we launch our new fund, search for attractive investment opportunities in our targeted industries of focus, and drive value creation across the portfolio.”

Bailey comes to Excellere from Piper Sandler where he worked as an Analyst in the Info-Driven Healthcare group.  Grant joins Excellere from William Blair where he also worked as an Analyst in the Services and Industrial Group while Jake comes from Lazard where he worked as an Associate in the Business Services and Industrials Groups.

About Excellere Partners
Excellere Partners is a Denver-based private equity firm with over $2.3 billion of committed capital across four funds, that specializes in partnering with entrepreneurs and management teams through recapitalizations and management buyouts.  The Firm employs a proven research-driven, top-down investment strategy, and supports its entrepreneurs and management teams with a proprietary value creation process designed to enhance corporate and operational infrastructure for scalability and growth.  Excellere’s investments are focused on emerging companies positioned to benefit from industry consolidation and favorable macro-economic and demographic trends.  Investments are focused on companies within the following industries: healthcare; industrial growth; and business services.  For more information about Excellere, please visit

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