PE/VC  Blue Equity

     Office Locations:

333 East Main Street, Suite 200
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: 502-589-8181
Fax: 502-588-7150

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  • Early
  • Expansion
  • Growth
  • Middle Market
  • Seed



  • Financial Services
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Sports & Entertainment



    Founded in 2004, Blue Equity is a private equity firm committed to actively investing both growth capital and business expertise in enterprises with solid development potential. The firm seeks opportunities in the lower middle market sector in the following industries: Media & Publishing, Sports & Entertainment, Financial Services, and Real Estate. Blue Equity entertains investment opportunities all over the world that range from $100,000 - $50,000,000+ and in the areas of: the idea phase, start up, angel, mature business cycle, or divestment of large, public entities. Deal structure can take the form of a purchase, equity infusion, recapitalization, debt to equity conversion, partnership or joint venture. Blue Equity strongly prefers operating control in its investments in order to most effectively implement its growth strategies. Blue Equity requires no less than minimal operating control in all investment scenarios, while working actively with existing senior management to boost performance returns and superior results. The firm maintains offices throughout North America, Europe, Mexico, and Australia.

    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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    Cordt Huneke Director of Business Development
    David M. Roth Vice Chairman
    Edward Harrison Associate
    Jonathan S. Blue Chairman and Managing Director
    Juan Reffreger Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer


    Portfolio companies include:

      Contessa Health
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