David M. Rubenstein is currently Declaration Partners’ largest investor. Mr. Rubenstein was not compensated for his statement above, although he receives priority access to certain of Declaration’s investment opportunities, and is subject to reduced fees in certain of his investments in Declaration-managed vehicles. Such access and reduced fees subject Mr. Rubenstein to potential conflicts of interest in making this statement.

Anchored by private equity veteran and philanthropist David M. Rubenstein, Declaration partners with like-minded entrepreneurs, operators, and investors seeking to create the “next generation” of value.

Strategies include Tactical Growth Equity, Real Estate, Fund Seeding, and other opportunistic investments.

Emphasis on long-term partnership alignment to optimize shared outcomes.

200+ years of combined institutional investment experience and $2.2Bn AUM (as of December 2023).

The Declaration Partners Advantage


Family Heritage

Entrepreneurial mindset, investment flexibility, and focus on long-term alignment to maximize value creation



Experienced investment team with sub-sector expertise supported by an institutional investment management infrastructure



Global network of entrepreneurs, executive relationships, and senior capital markets participants



Prioritize reputation and integrity and build lasting relationships with founders, family owners, management teams, and co-investors


Across strategies, Declaration seeks superior returns on flexible capital with a long-term focus.

Tactical Growth

Objective: Capture the asymmetric upside from attractive growth companies across cycles.

Real Estate

Objective: Combine the best attributes of family office flexibility and institutional real estate experience to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns.


Objective: Assist talented investors and entrepreneurs in building compelling investment platforms.

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