PE  Gridiron Capital

     Office Locations:

220 Elm Street
New Canaan, CT 06840
Phone: 203-972-1100
Fax: 203-801-0602



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Manufacturing & Industrial



    Gridiron Capital, LLC, headquartered in New Canaan, Connecticut, is a private equity firm focused on creating value by acquiring and building smaller middle-market manufacturing, service, and specialty consumer companies in the United States and Canada. Gridiron seeks control equity investments in manufacturing, service and specialty consumer businesses with Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization (EBITDA) of $8 million to $50 million, and enterprise value between $75 and $575 million. In general, Gridiron will not pursue investments in real estate, media and telecommunications and natural resources.



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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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    Gene Conese Co-Founder and Managing Partner
    Geoff Spillane Managing Director
    Joe Saldutti Managing Director
    Kallie Hapgood Managing Director; Head of Investor Relations
    Kevin M. Jackson Managing Partner


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