Prospect Partners is a leading lower-middle-market private equity firm based in Chicago. We focus exclusively on management-led leveraged recapitalizations and acquisitions of small companies with niche strategies, managing three funds totaling $470 million.

Prospect Partners is a highly experienced, active, and committed investor in smaller lower-middle-market companies with revenues typically under $75 million. Since 1998, we have invested nationwide in more than 140 unique companies to build nearly 50 platforms in a broad range of niche markets, including consumer, commercial, manufacturing, distribution, and specialty business and consumer services.


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Prospect Partners completes sale of platform company Velvac

Prospect Partners promotes Brett Holcomb and Brad O'Dell to Principal

Prospect Partners completes sale of platform company Kronos Foods

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