PE  Industrial Opportunity Partners

     Office Locations:

1603 Orrington Avenue, Suite 700
Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: 847-556-3460
Fax: 847-556-3461



  • Middle Market



  • Food & Agriculture
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Transportation & Distribution



    Industrial Opportunity Partners (IOP), based in Evanston, IL, is a private equity investment firm with $460 million of committed capital focused on acquiring and managing middle-market manufacturing and value-added distribution businesses, typically with revenues between $30 million and $400 million, with $5M - $50M EBITDA. IOP focuses on making investments with the following characteristics: defensible market, customer and product positions, long-term industry fundamentals, identifiable and achievable improvement or growth opportunities, strong incumbent key managers (preferred). They make investments with $10-75M Equity per investment



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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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    Bob Vedra Senior Managing Director
    Chistopher Willis Director
    David Dorfman Vice President
    J.Kyle Hood Vice President
    Ken Tallering Senior Managing Director


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Algoma Hardwoods
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      Carlson Systems Holdings
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      Center Manufacturing
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      E.B. Bradley
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      FAS Controls
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      Gulf Coast Machine & Supply
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      Kuss Filtration
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      Roadtrek Motorhomes
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      Toledo Molding & Die
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      Trantech Radiator Products
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