FI  Ashland Capital Partners

     Office Locations:

500 W Madison, Suite 1000
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312-268-6135



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Transportation & Distribution



    Ashland Capital is a private investment firm that invests in lower-middle market companies. Ashland acquires controlling interests in companies with values ranging from $10 million to $50 million. Additional investment criteria are: a minimum annual cash flow of $3 Million; headquartered in the United States; a scalable business model; and a family business with no successor. Ashland invests in the industrial, distribution, and business services sectors. Ashland is a partnership of family and individual investors which, as opposed to a traditional fund model. The firm targets companies with: Revenues of $20 million or more; EBITDA of $3 million to $10 million; and are based in the continental United States.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    James C. Lynch Analyst
    Jim Lynch Co-Founder
    John C. Lorentzen Co-Founder


    Portfolio companies include:

      Boccella Precast

      Dedoes Industries

      Gamma Aerospace

      GMI Group

      KBK Industries

      Mayco Industries


      NewFound Rentals


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