PE  GMB Mezzanine Capital

     Office Locations:

50 South Sixth Street, Suite 1460
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: 612-243-4400
Fax: 612-243-4446



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Transportation & Distribution



    GMB Mezzanine Capital, LP (GMB) makes private mezzanine investments in lower middle-market companies throughout the United States. GMB-II is managed by Lakeside Capital Management, LLC. GMB-II is a licensed Small Business Investment Company and is the second SBIC formed and managed by Lakeside. The first GMB fund (GMB-I) invested $206 million in 29 companies. GMB-II, the current fund, is $240 million. The firm targets companies with total enterprise values under $100 million and with annual revenue between $10 million and $200 million. GMB will invest in a variety of leveraged acquisition, recapitalization, growth/expansion and buyout transactions. The firm's target investment size ranges from $3 million to $15 million, and GMB will participate in larger mezzanine investments with co-investment partners. GMB invests in a diverse mix of products, customers, geographic markets, and suppliers, but will not invest in companies based outside the United States or in real estate, farmland, mining, or oil production. Preferred industries are manufacturing, distribution, fabrication, and service businesses.



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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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    Barry S. Lindquist Administrative Partner and Founder
    Bradley D. Fisher Senior Associate
    Carleton L. Olmanson Partner and Founder
    Daniel J. Hemiadan Partner
    Judd G. Stevens Senior Associate


    Portfolio companies include:

      Trans-American Security Services
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