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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


Back leading business services companies

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  Services

CIVC has been investing in business services companies for more than twenty-five years.

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Investment Team

CIVC’s team of eighteen investment professionals is led by six partners who have been with the firm for an average of eighteen years .

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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


Back leading business services companies

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 eighteen investment professionals is led by six partners who have been with the firm for an average of eighteen years .

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