Branford Castle, Inc. ("Branford") is an active and successful investor in small to medium sized private companies. With each new investment, Branford builds on its senior management’s 35+ year history of helping to grow businesses. Traditionally, we make control and non-control investments in companies with up to $75 million in total enterprise value.

Branford was founded by John K. Castle - the CEO and Chairman of Castle Harlan, Inc. ( and the prior President and CEO of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.

      "For over three decades, Branford professionals have offered a multitude of capabilities to various entities in the pursuit of growth."

      - John K. Castle, Chairman, Branford Castle, Inc.

    M&A Advisor 2013 Award Winner:

    • M&A Deal of the Year $50MM to $75MM

    M&A Advisor 2010 Award Winner:

    • Green/Environmental Deal of the Year under $100MM
    • Deal of the Year under $50MM