PE  Carlisle Enterprises

     Office Locations:

4660 La Jolla Village Drive, Suite 500
San Diego, CA 92122
Phone: 858-459-2922
Fax: 858-459-3776



  • Middle Market



  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Manufacturing & Industrial



    Since 1993, Carlisle has invested in over 70 companies with accumulated annual revenues in excess of $5.0 billion. The firm has closed transactions involving companies with revenues ranging from $25 million to $700 million, and has experience in recapitalization of private companies, acquisition of a division or subsidiary of public companies, consolidation of a fragmented industry by acquisition, and minority and growth capital investments. Carlisle is interested in companies with annual revenues in the range of $10 million to over $1.0 billion. Carlisle will consider both profitable and underperforming businesses, including companies in need of operating or capital restructuring. The firm focuses on private and public companies providing products and services to industrial, commercial and consumer markets. Carlisle is able to provide equity up to $100 million in a single transaction, and more in conjunction with co-investment partners.

    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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    Dale Ziegler Managing Director
    David L. Canedo Managing Director
    Dennis Dunn Managing Director
    Jim Carlisle Founder and CEO
    Rich Detweiler Managing Director


    Portfolio companies include:

      ActionEmco Acquisition
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      Allison Engine
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      Alpha Technologies
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      Aviation Systems
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      Brand Services
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      Contractors Wire & Cable

      Duro Industries
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      Garrett Aviation Services
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      K2 Pure Solutions
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      Kendro Laboratory Products
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      MSA Aircraft Products
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      Precision Partners
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      UVP Imaging Systems
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