Chicago Private Equity Firms

There are 46 Chicago Private Equity Firms listed on Axial's lower middle market Directory. All of the Chicago Private Equity Firms featured in this Directory are populated with information from Axial’s digital M&A platform. You can access more profiles of Chicago Private Equity Firms like these, by becoming a member of Axial. Connect with the right deal partner at the right time, by leveraging the power of the Axial network.

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Pfingsten Partners Actively Sourcing Deals

Private Equity Firm
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 1 Closed Deal via Axial
  • 48 Total Closed Deals
Pfingsten is an operationally-driven private equity firm focused on long-term value creation. From our headquarters in Chicago, and our representative offices in ChangAn, China, and New Delhi, India, we help businesses in ways few private equity firms can, applying our unique operational and global…
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
Aug 2023
acquired
Investor
Dec 2022
acquired
Investor
Aug 2022
acquired
Investor
Dec 2021
acquired

Right Lane Capital LLC Actively Sourcing Deals

Private Equity Firm
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 1 Closed Deal via Axial
  • 13 Total Closed Deals
Right Lane Capital LLC is a Chicago-based private investment firm focused on leveraged buyouts and recapitalizations of profitable middle and lower middle market businesses. Because Right Lane is not structured as a typical private equity firm, we have unusual flexibility in our investment…
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
Aug 2023
acquired
Investor
Aug 2023
acquired
Investor
Aug 2023
acquired
Investor
Aug 2023
acquired

NextGen Growth Partners Actively Sourcing Deals

Private Equity Firm
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 1 Closed Deal via Axial
  • 11 Total Closed Deals
NextGen Growth Partners (“NGP”) is a Chicago-based private investment firm. We recently closed our $100M+ Fund II and are actively seeking great family/founder-owned businesses to partner with for their next phase of growth. We are unique in that we provide flexible succession planning for…
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
Aug 2023
acquired
Investor
Aug 2023
provided capital to
Investor
Aug 2023
provided capital to
Investor
Jul 2023
provided capital to

CIVC Partners Actively Sourcing Deals

Private Equity Firm
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 51 Total Closed Deals
CIVC Partners is a Chicago-based private equity firm investing in high growth middle market companies in business services sectors. Since 1989, the team has invested over $1.9 billion in 71 platform companies and currently invests from CIVC Partners Fund VI. More information on CIVC Partners and…
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
Aug 2023
acquired
Investor
Aug 2023
acquired
Investor
Nov 2022
acquired
Investor
Aug 2022
acquired

Industrial Opportunity Partners Actively Sourcing Deals

Private Equity Firm
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 34 Total Closed Deals
Industrial Opportunity Partners, LLC ("IOP"), based in Evanston, IL, is a private equity investment firm. With $910 million of committed capital since its inception, IOP is focused on acquiring and managing middle-market manufacturing and value-added distribution businesses. Utilizing its…
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
May 2023
acquired
Investor
Apr 2022
acquired
Investor
Dec 2021
acquired
Investor
Dec 2021
acquired

Silver Oak Services Partners, LLC Actively Sourcing Deals

Private Equity Firm
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 26 Total Closed Deals
Silver Oak Services Partners is a lower-middle market private equity firm focused exclusively on service businesses. We seek to partner with exceptional management teams to build industry leading business, consumer and healthcare service companies.Silver Oak utilizes a proactive, research-led…
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
Aug 2023
acquired
Investor
Dec 2022
acquired
Investor
Dec 2020
acquired
Investor
Nov 2020
acquired

Benford Capital Partners Actively Sourcing Deals

Private Equity Firm
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 17 Total Closed Deals
BCP partners with founders, family owners and managers to grow smaller companies over time. As engaged stewards and partners, we seek to build businesses and invest in people while preserving each company’s legacy and culture.
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
Dec 2020
acquired
Investor
Nov 2019
acquired
Investor
Oct 2019
acquired
Investor
Mar 2019
acquired

Hadley Capital Actively Sourcing Deals

Private Equity Firm
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 15 Total Closed Deals
We work with founders/owners, families and management teams in need of ownership transition, management succession, and / or growth support. We primarily focus on companies with revenue between $5 million and $50 million, and a cash flow between $1 million and $5 million. We consider a wide range…
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
Sep 2014
acquired
Investor
Sep 2013
acquired
Investor
Dec 2012
acquired
Investor
Sep 2012
acquired

Rock Gate Partners, LLC Actively Sourcing Deals

Private Equity Firm
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 15 Total Closed Deals
Rock Gate Partners, LLC ("RGP") invests in lower middle market companies that have created unique market positions, resulting in customer "mind share" leadership and providing the basis for organic growth while offering a platform for acquisitions. RGP partners with management teams and family…
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
Aug 2023
acquired
Investor
Aug 2023
acquired
Investor
Aug 2023
acquired
Investor
Aug 2023
acquired

Tyree and D'Angelo Partners Actively Sourcing Deals

Private Equity Firm
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 11 Total Closed Deals
Tyree & D'Angelo Partners ("TDP") is a private equity investment firm that focuses on control investment opportunities in the lower middle market (companies with $1-$5M of EBITDA). We seek out investments in which we can establish true collaborative partnerships with business owners and management…
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
Aug 2023
acquired
Investor
Aug 2023
acquired
Investor
Aug 2023
acquired
Investor
Aug 2023
acquired

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