PE  Bounds Equity Partners

     Office Locations:

595 Elm Place, Suite 202
Highland Park, IL 60035
Phone: 847-266-6300
Fax: 847-433-1069



  • Middle Market



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



    Bounds Equity Partners is a private equity investment firm that invests in well-managed, entrepreneurial businesses with EBITDA in excess of $1 million. The firm has invested in private equity for over 20 years and led three private equity groups - Heller Equity Capital Corporation, Allstate Private Equity and Goense Bounds & Partners - prior to forming Bounds Equity Partners. During that time the principals of BEP have invested in 51 companies. The firm currently manages over $100 million in capital and has 8 portfolio companies. BEP invests a minimum of $1 million in companies with EBITDA in excess of $1 million in the United States and Canada. The firm's focus is on companies in building materials and services, business services, healthcare products and services, niche distribution and specialty manufacturing.

    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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    Mark Bounds Managing Director
    Stuart Skinner Chief Financial Officer


    Portfolio companies include:


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