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Experience, Stability,
And Success In The Middle Market

Who We Are


Chicago-based private equity firm founded in 1970

Sector Experts


Focused on business and financial services sectors

Extensive Experience


Invested $1.7 billion in 65 platforms and over 100 add-ons since 1989

Growth-Focused


Support management in driving growth organically and through acquisitions

Partners With Management


Seek to establish true partnerships with management and firm believers in the power of broad equity participation

Criteria & Approach

EBITDA

$4 – 20 million
(no minimum for add-ons)

Equity Investment

$15 – 80 million
(no minimum for add-ons)

Geography

Headquarters in US or Canada

Ownership

Founder-owned
 Management-owned
Secondary buyouts

Transactions

Recapitalizations
Buyouts
Growth equity

Characteristics

Market leader
History of earnings growth
Proven management team
Strong free cash flow generation

Business & Financial Services

CIVC has been investing in the business and financial services sectors for more than twenty-five years.

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Investment Team

CIVC’s team of fifteen investment professionals is led by seven partners with a combined 160 years of private equity investment experience.

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Home

Experience, Stability,
And Success In The Middle Market

Who We Are


Chicago-based private equity firm founded in 1970

Sector Experts


Focused on business and financial services sectors

Extensive Experience


Invested $1.7 billion in 65 platforms and over 100 add-ons since 1989

Growth-Focused


Support management in driving growth organically and through acquisitions

Partners With Management


Seek to establish true partnerships with management and firm believers in the power of broad equity participation

Criteria & Approach

EBITDA

$4 – 20 million
(no minimum for add-ons)

Equity Investment

$15 – 80 million
(no minimum for add-ons)

Geography

Headquarters in US or Canada

Ownership

Founder-owned
 Management-owned
Secondary buyouts

Transactions

Recapitalizations
Buyouts
Growth equity

Characteristics

Market leader
History of earnings growth
Proven management team
Strong free cash flow generation

Investment Team

CIVC’s team of fifteen investment professionals is led by seven partners with a combined 160 years of private equity investment experience.

News