Baird’s dedicated Sportsman team is composed of passionate hunters, anglers, outdoorsmen, and shooting sports enthusiasts that live and breathe the industry firsthand.

As the most experienced Sportsman bankers, Baird’s team crafts compelling narratives and investment theses that bring the underlying passion for these sports and fanaticism for leading brands to life.

Further, Baird’s team uniquely possesses the ability to serve all stakeholders in the Sportsman market. We are conservationists for the industry as members of the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership and the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation. We are champions of innovative, upstart brands providing access to capital ensuring those brands reach their full potential. We are stewards for longstanding, family-owned businesses that have tirelessly served generations of sportsmen by finding exceptional caretakers that will ensure those brands live on for future generations. We are changemakers working with the largest players in the industry to effect highly strategic transactions that bring dynamism and growth to the Sportsman industry. We are devoted advisors harnessing deep industry expertise, relationships forged over decades, and elite execution skills to manifest great outcomes for our clients.