PE  Azalea Capital

     Office Locations:

One Liberty Square
55 Beattie Place, Suite 1500
Greenville, SC 29601
Phone: 864-235-0201
Fax: 864-235-1155



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Transportation & Distribution



    Azalea Capital is an investment firm headquartered in Greenville, SC, providing strategic equity capital to privately owned, middle-market firms in the Southeast to facilitate management buyouts, business recapitalizations, and growth plans. Typical investment candidates will have minimum annual revenues of $10 million in the focus industries of manufacturing, distribution, business services, consumer products, and healthcare. Typical investments range in size up to $8 million in common or preferred equity, with larger transactions available for syndication. Azalea targets firms with EBITDA of $2-10 million with a geographic focus on the Southeastern 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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    Ben C. Wallace Vice President
    Benny M. LaRussa Jr. Partner
    M. William Lucas Analyst
    Marshall H. Cole III CFO and Partner
    Patrick A. Duncan Managing Partner


    Portfolio companies include:

      Canterbury Engineering
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      Etak Systems
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      ISF Industrial Specialty Fabrics
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      ISO Polyfilms
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      Ivize Services
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      KLMK Group
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      Master Packaging
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      Modus eDiscovery

      Modus Litigation Support
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      Orbital Tool Technologies
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      Power Services Group
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      Sage Automotive Interiors
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      Spartan Foods
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      Star Packaging
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      Sunbelt Chemicals
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