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There are 123 Retail Private Equity Firms featured on Axial's lower middle market Directory. All of the Retail Private Equity Firms included in this Directory were populated with information from Axial’s digital M&A platform. You can access more profiles of Retail Private Equity Firms like these, by becoming a member of Axial. Connect with the right deal partner at the right time, leveraging the power of the Axial network.

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The Courtney Group Incorporated Actively Sourcing Deals

Private Equity Firm
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 3 Closed Deals via Axial
  • 18 Total Closed Deals
The Courtney Group, Incorporated is a private investment firm with a focus on business services, chemical, consumer, distribution, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, and technology. We have invested in 25 companies since 1999. We are different from some other buyers in that (1) we are flexible about the size of our investment -- from $1 million to $200 million in equity, and (2) that we can own a business for 20 years or more.We seek control and non-control equity investments in businesses with EBITDA of $2 million to $50 million. We often acquire businesses from founders seeking…
Most Recent Transactions
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Aug 2023
acquired
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Aug 2023
invested in
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Aug 2023
invested in
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Sep 2020
acquired

Alaris Equity Partners Actively Sourcing Deals

Private Equity Firm
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 2 Closed Deals via Axial
  • 32 Total Closed Deals
Founded in 2004, Alaris Equity Partners is a private equity firm based in Calgary, Alberta. The firm targets traditional majority recap/control sale mandates and structures the investments in a non-control manner via perpetual preferred equity. Throughout the company's 17 year history, the preferred MBO solution has proven to create full liquidity events for the exiting majority shareholders while simultaneously providing an attractive option for high quality management teams to increase their post transaction common equity ownership to 100% where they can control the business moving forward…
Most Recent Transactions
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Jun 2020
invested in
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Nov 2019
invested in
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Jan 2019
invested in
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Nov 2018
acquired

Permanent Equity Actively Sourcing Deals

Private Equity Firm
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 2 Closed Deals via Axial
  • 22 Total Closed Deals
Using 30-year committed funds, Permanent Equity invests in companies that care what happens next. Our current portfolio includes 14 investments in companies like Pacific Air Industries, Blue Square Manufacturing, Chance Rides, AdAdvance, Selective Search, and MediaCross.We are looking to steward companies with durable value propositions and great teams. In each case, we examine why the company will be successful by remaining independent and why market demand is likely to endure over time, creating highly sustainable cash flow. We only consider companies headquartered in North America. Our…
Most Recent Transactions
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Feb 2024
acquired
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Jun 2023
invested in
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Nov 2022
invested in
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Apr 2022
invested in

Thornblade Capital Actively Sourcing Deals

Private Equity Firm
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 2 Closed Deals via Axial
  • 12 Total Closed Deals
Thornblade Capital is a private equity investment and advisory firm passionate about small business—specifically those with sales revenues of $3 to $50 million. Our motto is short-term investments and advisory for a long-term return. And with a team that has managed over $3 billion in private equity transactions, we have a strong track record of helping companies reach their potential.
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Aug 2023
invested in
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Aug 2023
invested in
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Aug 2023
invested in
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Aug 2023
invested in

Silver Peak Partners Actively Sourcing Deals

Private Equity Firm
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 2 Closed Deals via Axial
  • 10 Total Closed Deals
Silver Peak Partners, based in Denver, Colorado, is a private equity firm focused on small companies with $2 million to $15 million of EBITDA. We will consider smaller transactions as well if they are a strong fit with our industries of interest. We seek to partner with current company owners and managers to build investment value through operational improvements, strategic acquisitions, and pursuit of new growth opportunities.Our principals have extensive backgrounds in acquiring and working with small companies. We have a network of operating advisors with over 150 years of combined…
Most Recent Transactions
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Sep 2020
acquired
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May 2019
invested in
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Mar 2019
invested in
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Nov 2018
invested in

Kuzari Group LLC Actively Sourcing Deals

Private Equity Firm
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 2 Closed Deals via Axial
  • 9 Total Closed Deals
Kuzari Group is a private investment firm managing a portfolio of equity and debt investments on behalf of its partners and investors. Please contact us if you represent a potential investment opportunity or would like to discuss becoming a capital, strategic or operating partner. We primarily sponsor acquisitions of Companies with enterprise values from $5 million to $50 million and EBITDA of $1 million to $10 million.
Most Recent Transactions
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Apr 2016
acquired
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Oct 2014
invested in
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Jan 2014
provided debt financing to
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Sep 2013
acquired

Envest Capital Partners Actively Sourcing Deals

Private Equity Firm
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 1 Closed Deal via Axial
  • 22 Total Closed Deals
Envest Capital Partners is an investment company holding long term private equity positions in established basic businesses. We invest in a relatively broad range of basic industries, with a focus on manufacturing, industrial & consumer services, and franchising. Envest seeks to provide private direct equity financing to companies with sales of $5 to $50 million, exceptional growth prospects and strong, stable cash flow. Founded in 2000, Envest is a private equity firm based in Virginia Beach, VA. We are dedicated to partnering with privately held and founder-owned businesses. The Envest…
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Aug 2023
acquired
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Aug 2023
acquired
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Aug 2023
acquired
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Oct 2022
acquired

Crescendo Capital Partners Actively Sourcing Deals

Private Equity Firm
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 1 Closed Deal via Axial
  • 15 Total Closed Deals
Crescendo Capital Partners is a private equity firm based in Los Angeles. Crescendo is primarily focused on middle-market change-of-control transactions, typically with enterprise values from $10M-$100M. While industry generalists, we have specific operating resources in the following fields, which help source, vet, manage and/or oversee portfolio companies: * construction/trades* healthcare * food/beverage/nutra * outsourcing/staffing * light distribution* retail/distribution * packaging/consumer products We are a very actively engaged private equity partner across strategy, operations and…
Most Recent Transactions
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Aug 2023
acquired
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Aug 2022
acquired
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Aug 2021
acquired
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Aug 2021
acquired

Morgan Stanley Capital Partners Actively Sourcing Deals

Private Equity Firm
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 1 Closed Deal via Axial
  • 13 Total Closed Deals
Morgan Stanley Capital Partners (“MSCP”), established in 1985 and based in New York, makes control equity investments in North American middle-market companies. Currently investing capital from Fund VI with $1.4 billion of total commitments. Targeted, sub-sector focused strategy with intensive operational focus driven by on-the-ground portfolio company “Accelerators” in addition to Operating Partners. We differentiate ourselves by applying the global resources, brand, and capabilities of Morgan Stanley to the middle-market. 
Most Recent Transactions
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Dec 2021
acquired
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Oct 2012
invested in
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Apr 2012
acquired
Investor
Dec 2011
invested in

Alvarez & Marsal Capital Partners Actively Sourcing Deals

Private Equity Firm
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 1 Closed Deal via Axial
  • 12 Total Closed Deals
Alvarez & Marsal Capital (“AMC”) is a multi-strategy private equity investment firm with over $3 billion in assets under management across four funds and three investment strategies. Our firm is led by a highly experienced investment team, which is augmented by our strategic association with Alvarez & Marsal (“A&M”), one of the largest operationally focused advisory firms in the world. AMC combines a focus on middle-market private equity investing, with deep operational expertise, industry knowledge, and global corporate relationships of A&M, making us an attractive partner to…
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Aug 2023
invested in
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Aug 2023
invested in
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Aug 2023
invested in
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Aug 2023
invested in

Soundcore Capital Partners Actively Sourcing Deals

Private Equity Firm
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 1 Closed Deal via Axial
  • 5 Total Closed Deals
Our strategy is to partner with exceptional management teams and create long-term value for our investors through a combination of operational improvements, internal growth initiatives, and strategic acquisitions. We are particularly interested in businesses whose management team members and / or selling shareholders wish to have a meaningful ownership stake in the newly acquired enterprise.
Most Recent Transactions
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May 2019
acquired
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Oct 2018
acquired
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Feb 2017
acquired
Investor
Sep 2016
acquired

Cardone Equity Group Actively Sourcing Deals

Private Equity Firm
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 1 Closed Deal via Axial
  • 1 Total Closed Deal
Cardone Equity Group is an investment company founded by Grant Cardone and Brandon Dawson. Together, they help business owners unlock value from a 360-degree perspective such as operations, marketing, finance, and people. Cardone Equity Group is currently seeking small to medium sized acquisition opportunities in a wide array of industries.
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
Aug 2022
acquired

Ninth Street Capital Partners

Private Equity Firm
  • 1 Closed Deal via Axial
  • 9 Total Closed Deals
Ninth Street Capital Partners is a private investment partnership that specializes in acquiring, developing and managing established businesses. With a focus on executing deals with the highest degree of integrity, we make long-term controlling investments in growth-oriented, privately held businesses with revenues ranging from $5 to $50 million. Our flexible approach allows us to tailor our investments to help entrepreneurs and business owners achieve their personal and financial goals.
Most Recent Transactions
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Sep 2019
acquired
Investor
Jun 2015
invested in
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Mar 2014
invested in
Investor
May 2013
acquired

Gemini Investors Actively Sourcing Deals

Private Equity Firm
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 131 Total Closed Deals
Founded in 1993, Gemini Investors is a Massachusetts-based private equity firm that provides capital and strategic resources to lower middle market companies. Since its inception, we have invested approximately $600 million in more than 100 companies throughout the U.S., typically investing $3 – $8 million per transaction in either control or minority positions. Gemini offers a flexible investment approach. We provide a wide range of financing structures, which include subordinated debt with warrants, preferred stock, and common equity. We have extensive experience leading transactions, as…
Most Recent Transactions
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Jul 2023
acquired
Investor
Apr 2023
acquired
Investor
Mar 2023
acquired
Investor
Jan 2023
acquired

L Catterton Actively Sourcing Deals

Private Equity Firm
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 81 Total Closed Deals
About UsSince 1989, L Catterton has made more than 300 investments in leading consumer brands across all segments of the consumer industry. With over $30 billion dedicated to growing middle market companies and emerging high-growth enterprises, we are the largest and most experienced consumer-focused private equity group in the world.How We Foster GrowthOur Operations Team is comprised of in house functional and strategic leaders, our focused team of expert project leaders and associates and an eco-system of partners with expertise in key supplemental functions (e.g. digital, market research,…
Most Recent Transactions
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Dec 2015
invested in
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Dec 2015
invested in
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Jan 2014
acquired
Investor
Jan 2014
acquired

Hammond Kennedy Whitney & Company Actively Sourcing Deals

Private Equity Firm
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 44 Total Closed Deals
HKW is evolving with clarity and purpose, while honoring the vision of the firm’s founders and our 100 plus year history. We focus on specific sectors in which we can utilize our skills and perspective, leveraging technology as part of a data-driven methodology to power our “Four Pillar” structure. HKW has developed processes that support our strategy to find, create, and sustain value in our companies while trusting and appreciating that our approach is what sets us apart.
Most Recent Transactions
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Jan 2023
acquired
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Dec 2022
acquired
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Sep 2022
acquired
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Mar 2022
invested in

Blue Point Capital Partners, LLC Actively Sourcing Deals

Private Equity Firm
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 44 Total Closed Deals
Blue Point Capital Partners is a private equity firm managing over $1.5 billion in committed capital. With offices in Cleveland, Charlotte, Seattle and Shanghai, Blue Point’s geographical footprint allows it to establish relationships with local and regional entrepreneurs and advisors, while providing the resources of a global organization. The Blue Point partner group has a 21-year track record of partnering with lower middle-market businesses to build processes and capabilities to achieve dramatic growth, specializing in ownership recapitalizations, corporate divestitures and buyouts,…
Most Recent Transactions
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Mar 2018
acquired
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Mar 2018
acquired
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Nov 2017
acquired
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Aug 2017
acquired

Clearview Capital Actively Sourcing Deals

Private Equity Firm
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 42 Total Closed Deals
We are a private investment firm specializing in control and non-control investments of North American companies with operating profits of $4 - $20 million.Since the firm’s founding in 1999 by Jim Andersen, Calvin Neider and Pete Doolittle, Clearview has single-mindedly remained dedicated to investing in and supporting the development of lower middle market companies. Working collaboratively with our portfolio company management teams, we provide targeted strategic and operational assistance, as well as capital, to fuel organic and acquisition growth initiatives.Since inception, the…
Most Recent Transactions
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Apr 2023
acquired
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Dec 2021
invested in
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Sep 2021
acquired
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Aug 2021
invested in

Renovus Capital Partners Actively Sourcing Deals

Private Equity Firm
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 36 Total Closed Deals
Founded in 2010, Renovus Capital Partners is a private equity firm specializing in the Knowledge and Talent industries. Renovus, based in the Philadelphia area, manages over $1 billion across three sector focused PE funds and one generalist strategy (RCap). The firm’s current portfolio includes over 25 U.S. based businesses specializing in education and training, B2B healthcare services, technology services and professional services. Renovus typically partners with founder-led businesses, leveraging its industry expertise and access to debt and equity capital to make operational…
Most Recent Transactions
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Aug 2023
acquired
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Aug 2023
acquired
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Jul 2023
acquired
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Jun 2023
acquired

CPS Capital Actively Sourcing Deals

Private Equity Firm
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 25 Total Closed Deals
CPS is an entrepreneurial investment firm that supports the growth of high-quality small and medium sized businesses. We are focused on companies with annual revenues from $5-$40 million and annual cash flows from $2-$8 million, and investing committed capital from 3 active funds. We will work with business owners to ensure the right deal for both themselves and their employees and customers. We bring significant managerial capability and capital to provide business owners with an attractive option compared to traditional financial or strategic buyers. CPS takes an active role in businesses…
Most Recent Transactions
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Jun 2023
acquired
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Oct 2022
acquired
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Oct 2022
acquired
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Oct 2022
acquired

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