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Montagu

5

Category

Middle Market

Geography

Europe

HQ Location

London, United Kingdom

Montagu is a leading mid-market private equity firm, committed to finding and growing businesses that make the world work. Focussing on businesses with a must-have product or service in a structurally growing marketplace, Montagu brings proven growth capabilities to help companies achieve their ambitions and unlock their full potential. Montagu specialises in carve-out and other first time buyout investments and has deep expertise in five priority sectors: Healthcare, Financial Sector Services, Critical Data, Digital Infrastructure and Education.

2

NorthEdge Capital

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Category

Middle Market

Geography

Europe

HQ Location

Birmingham, UK

NorthEdge Capital is middle-market private equity firm that manages private equity funds aimed at lower-mid market buy-out and development capital transactions.

3

Abris Capital Partners

5

Category

Middle Market

Geography

Europe

HQ Location

Warsaw, Poland

Abris Capital Partners is the independent private equity fund manager based in Central Europe that manages €1.3bn of capital across three funds, dedicated to control stakes and equity tickets of €30m-€80m

4

Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe

5

Category

Middle Market

Geography

North America

HQ Location

New York, NY

WCA is a leading global investment management firm. They offer a range of investment solutions to help clients achieve their financial goals. With a team of experienced professionals, WCA has a long-standing reputation for delivering exceptional results and providing unparalleled client service.

5

Tailwind Capital

5

Category

Middle Market

Geography

North America

HQ Location

New York, NY

Tailwind Capital is a private equity firm helping middle market services businesses grow through a close partnership with management and an intense focus on catalyzing change. The firm invests in North American companies in large and growing end-markets, including Infrastructure Services, Supply Chain and IT Services.

6

Berkshire Partners

5

Category

Middle Market

Geography

North America

HQ Location

Boston, MA

Berkshire Partners is a Boston-based investment firm with 35 years of experience that has made over 135 private equity investments and actively collaborates with management teams to foster growth.

7

Arsenal Capital Partners

5

Category

Middle Market

Geography

North America

HQ Location

New York, NY

Arsenal is a leading private equity firm that specializes in investments in middle-market industrial growth and healthcare companies.

8

Equistone Partners Europe

5

Category

Middle Market

Geography

Europe

HQ Location

London, United Kingdom

Equistone Partners Europe is a private equity firm tath invest in industrials, consumer and travel, support services, and financial services sectors based in the Benelux, United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland, and France.

9

Nordic Capital

5

Category

Middle Market

Geography

Europe

HQ Location

Stockholm, Sweden

Nordic Capital is a private equity investor with a commitment to creating stronger, sustainable businesses through operational improvement and transformative growth. Nordic Capital focuses on selected sectors where it has deep experience and a proven track record. Core sectors are Healthcare, Technology & Payments, Financial Services and in addition, Industrial & Business Services. Key investment regions are Europe and globally for Healthcare and Tech & Payments.

10

Exponent Private Equity

5

Category

Middle Market

Geography

Europe

HQ Location

London, United Kingdom

Exponent is a private equity firm investing in UK headquartered businesses that works with businesses across a broad range of sectors.

11

Kohlberg & Company

5

Category

Middle Market

Geography

North America

HQ Location

Mount Kisco, NY

Kohlberg is an U.S. middle market private equity firm that invests in middle market companies characterized by strong brands, recurring revenue streams and leading market positions, offering attractive platforms for long-term growth and profit optimization.

12

Francisco Partners

5

Category

Middle Market

Geography

North America

HQ Location

San Francisco, CA

Francisco Partners is global investment firm known for its expertise in collaborating with technology and technology-enabled enterprises.

13

AE Industrial Partners

5

Category

Middle Market

Geography

North America

HQ Location

Boca Raton, FL

AeroEquity is a private investment firm that specializes in aviation and aerospace industries. With over 100 years of combined experience, AeroEquity's team of professionals provides strategic guidance, financial support, and operational expertise to portfolio companies. Through its extensive network and deep industry knowledge, AeroEquity is committed to creating value for its investors and partners.

14

The Builders Fund

5

Category

Middle Market

Geography

North America

HQ Location

San Francisco, CA

The Builders Fund is a community-driven impact investment firm providing capital for impact-focused enterprises. With a team of experienced professionals, the firm provides capital and strategic support to entrepreneurial companies that are driving innovation

15

American Securities

5

Category

Middle Market

Geography

North America

HQ Location

New York, NY

American Securities LLC is a private equity firm that invests in promising companies with a focus on long-term growth. Founded in 1994, the firm has a long history of successful investments across a range of industries. With more than $27 billion in assets under management, American Securities is one of the largest and most respected private equity firms in the world.

16

The Jordan Company

5

Category

Middle Market

Geography

North America

HQ Location

New York, NY

The Jordan Company is a private equity firm focused on leveraged buyout and management buyout investments in smaller middle-market companies across a range of industries.

17

Wellspring Capital Management

5

Category

Middle Market

Geography

North America

HQ Location

New York, NY

Wellspring Capital Group is a leading private equity firm that invests in companies with strong growth potential across a range of industries. With a focus on operational improvement, Wellspring works with management teams to accelerate growth and create long-term value. With over two decades of experience, the firm has a proven track record of success in creating value for its investors and portfolio companies.

18

Littlejohn & Co

5

Category

Middle Market

Geography

North America

HQ Location

Greenwich, CT

Littlejohn LLC is a private investment firm founded in 1996 investing in middle market companies across the capital structure. It manages a portfolio of funds with investments across industries, including healthcare, technology, and energy. With a team of experienced professionals, Littlejohn LLC provides its clients with innovative solutions to complex investment challenges.

19

Miura Partners

5

Category

Middle Market

Geography

Europe

HQ Location

Barcelona, Spain

Miura Partners is an independent Private Equity firm founded in Barcelona in 2008, specialized in investing in small & medium-size companies in Southern Europe with a clear focus on innovation and growth.

20

Oakley Capital

5

Category

Middle Market

Geography

Europe

HQ Location

London, England

Pan-European investors focused on the mid-market that invests in the technology, consumer, education, and business services sectors.

21

AEA Investors

5

Category

Middle Market

Geography

North America

HQ Location

New York, NY

AEA Investors is a private equity firm that specializes in making investments in middle-market companies. With over 50 years of experience, AEA has a proven track record of driving growth and creating value for its portfolio companies. Their team of seasoned investment professionals works closely with management to implement strategic initiatives and achieve long-term success.

22

MidOcean Partners

5

Category

Middle Market

Geography

North America

HQ Location

New York, NY

MidOcean Partners is a New York-based alternative asset manager specializing in middle-market private equity and alternative credit investments. Since its inception in 2003, MidOcean Private Equity has targeted investments in high-quality middle-market companies in the consumer and business services sectors. MidOcean Credit was launched in 2009 and currently manages a series of alternative credit strategies, collateralized loan obligations (CLOs), and customized separately managed accounts.

23

TDR Capital

5

Category

Middle Market

Geography

Europe

HQ Location

London, United Kingdom

TDR Capital LLP is a British private equity firm with over €15 billion of assets under management that was founded in 2002

24

Sterling Group

5

Category

Middle Market

Geography

North America

HQ Location

Houston, TX

The Sterling Group is a private equity firm that specializes in buyouts, recapitalizations, and growth capital investments. With over 35 years of experience, the company has invested in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, distribution, and transportation. The Sterling Group is committed to partnering with management teams to drive growth and create value for all stakeholders.

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Wellspring Capital

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Category

Middle Market

Geography

N/A

HQ Location

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