PE  Austin Capital

     Office Locations:

1422 Euclid Avenue, Suite 1530
Cleveland, OH 44115
Phone: 216-574-2284
Fax: 216-574-4850



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Transportation & Distribution



    Austin Capital Corporation (ACC) is a private investment management company headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio that creates value through investments in lower middle market companies, principally in the Midwest, on behalf of a network of private investors. The fund was formed in 2002 by its principals: Darrell W. Austin, William E. Conway and Charles R. Emrick, Jr. Samuel S. Hartwell joined the Firm in 2007. The firm targets companies with low to medium-technology, product-based manufacturing businesses; select specialty chemical companies; select wholesale distribution; and select service companies. ACC does not consider investments in real estate, oil and gas properties, high technology or regulated industries; nor early stage situations, such as start-ups seeking venture capital.

    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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    Darrell W. Austin Principal
    Samuel S. Hartwell Principal


    Portfolio companies include:

      Leather Resources of America
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      Westny Building Products Company
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