PE  Capital For Business

     Office Locations:

11 South Meramec, Suite 1330
St. Louis, MO 63105
Phone: 314-746-7427
Fax: 314-746-8739



  • Middle Market



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



    Founded over 45 years ago as one of the first Small Business Investment Companies, Capital For Business has managed numerous institutional funds and currently manages more than $150 million of capital commitments. Capital For Business typically invests between $500,000 and $5 million in middle-market companies with less than $75 million in revenue. The firm invests in platform companies with more than $8 million in annual revenue and has no minimum for add-on candidates. Industries of interest include building products, consumer durables, contract manufacturing, distribution, healthcare services and specialty chemicals. The firm's primary geographical emphasis is in the Central U.S., from Denver to Cleveland and Minneapolis to Houston. CFB executes various transactions, such as management buyouts, leveraged buyouts, and expansions. The firm does not invest in start-ups, turnarounds, new technologies, biotechnology, real estate, energy, or financial institutions.

    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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    Christopher B.Redmond Senior Vice President
    Matt Leinauer Senior Analyst
    Stephen (Steve) B. Broun Managing Partner
    William (Bill) S. Witzofsky Senior Vice President


    Portfolio companies include:

      Behrens Manufacturing
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      Buse Industries
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      Central States Bus Sales
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      CNW Limited
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      Custom Marketing
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      Detroit Tool Metal Products
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      Domaille Engineering
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      Hi-Grade Welding & Manufacturing
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      Inovar Packaging Group
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      Kieffer & Co.
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      Lanair Holdings
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      Legacy Technologies
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      Magnum Systems
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      McNally Industries
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      Sotel Systems
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