PE  CIVC Partners

     Office Locations:

191 North Wacker Drive, Suite 1100
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312-873-7300
Fax: 312-873-7301



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Financial Services
  • Information Technology
  • Media & Digital Media



    CIVC Partners has invested in businesses in a variety of industries since 1970 and manages over $1.3 billion of private equity capital, investing in 52 portfolio companies. Currently investing from a $650 million middle-market buyout fund, CIVC considers $15 million to $85 million in equity per investment. The firm takes majority or minority stakes in growing companies in business services & financial services, headquartered in the United States or Canada, with a minimum EBITDA of $5 million (and transaction sizes from $40 to $300 million). The firm has completed 52 investments, representing over $1.3 billion of invested capital, and realized 41 exits.



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    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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    Brian James Vice President
    Chris Geneser Partner, CFO, and CCO
    Chris McLaughlin Principal
    Christopher Perry Partner
    Daniel Helle Partner


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