PE  Frontenac Company

     Office Locations:

One South Wacker, Suite 2980
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312-368-0044
Fax: 312-368-9520



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Financial Services
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Media & Digital Media



    Frontenac Company is a private equity firm based in Chicago and founded in 1971. Frontenac has over $1 billion under active management and is currently making investments from its tenth fund. Through the firm's 'CEO1st' investment approach, Frontenac works with proven executives to acquire and grow successful middle-market companies, primarily in services businesses. Frontenac has invested in more than 200 such companies since its founding, targeting the following industries: financial services, healthcare services, business services, industrial, consumer, publishing/media and technology services.



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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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    Elizabeth C. Williamson Vice President
    Joseph Rondinelli Vice President and CFO
    Julie Bender Vice President and CFO
    Martin J. Koldyke Founder
    Michael S. Langdon Managing Director


    Portfolio companies include:

      3E Company
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      Academic Financial
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      Aspire Media
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      Behavioral Health
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      Crescent Healthcare
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      Diversified Maintenance
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      Encore Discovery Solutions
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      Gevity HR
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      H-E Parts International
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      Hospitality Staffing Solutions
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      MedErgy Group
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      Mercer Foods
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      Nth Degree Global
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      Salient Federal Solutions
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      Wenner Bread
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