FI/FOF/PE/VC  Duchossois Group

     Office Locations:

444 W. Lake St., Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312-586-2080



  • Middle Market



  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Sports & Entertainment



    The Duchossois Group is a privately held, family-owned company with holdings in the consumer products, technology and service sectors, valued in excess of $2 billion dollars. The firm seeks to build its companies by providing management support, capital resources and a long-term commitment to growth in value. Duchossois is both an investment company and an operating company, with operating roots dating back to 1916 and a small freight car repair shop. The firm has significant minority investments in public and private companies where it sees an opportunity to help create outstanding financial returns. Duchossois operating companies employ over 5,000 people worldwide with facilities located in North America, Europe and Asia. The firm targets companies with revenues of $50 million to $500 million, and EBITDA of $10 million to $75 million. Founded in 1998, Duchossois Technology Partners (DTEC) is a leading Midwest venture capital firm based in Chicago. DTEC seeks leading early, mid and growth stage companies located in the Midwest and Austin, TX, as well as exceptional companies across the U.S. The firm targets and invests in Information Technology, Communications, Semiconductor, and Software businesses. Duchossois pursues investments that leverage the firm's operating and investment backgrounds in the consumer, enterprise, wireless, telecommunications, and component sectors. Duchossois' typical investment amount ranges from $10-50 million.

    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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    Craig J. Duchossois Chairman
    David J. Jallits Chief Investment Officer
    Eric A. Reeves Managing Director and Chief Administrative Officer
    Michael E. Flannery Chief Executive Officer
    Michelle Waldusky Manager of Investment Operations


    Portfolio companies include:

      AirWalk Communications
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      Brivo Systems
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      Churchill Downs
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      Clarity Technologies
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      Milestone AV Technologies
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      Skylight Healthcare Systems
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      The Chamberlain Group
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