PE  Insight Equity

     Office Locations:

400 Madison Avenue
15th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-201-7899

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  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Defense & Homeland Security
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Transportation & Distribution



    Insight Equity makes control investments in strategically viable, middle market, asset-intensive companies across a wide range of industries. Insight Equity's experienced principals have acquired and managed businesses with over $4 billion in aggregate revenue since 2000. Insight targets North American headquartered businesses with $75 million - $1.5 billion in revenue and enterprise values from $50M to $500M. Insight invests $10M - $125M of equity per opportunity focusing on the following industries: Manufacturing, Automotive and Transportation, Aerospace and Defense, Industrial and Consumer Goods, Distribution, Energy services, and Service and Professional Industries. Insight Equity does not invest in real estate, retail or restaurant businesses. In February of 2010, Insight closed on $525 million of new capital. The firm has an offices in Texas and in New York City.



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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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    Andrew Boisseau Principal
    Brad Buser Senior Vice President
    Eliot Kerlin Partner
    Jack Waterstreet Principal
    Ted Beneski Managing Partner and CEO


    Portfolio companies include:

      AEC Holdings
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      American Civil Constructors
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      AP Plasman
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      Atwood Mobile Products
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      Direct Fuels
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      Fan-Tastic Vent
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      Flanders Corp
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      Hirschfeld Industries
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      Meadow Valley
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      Micross Components
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      New Star Metals
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      Superior Silica Sands
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      The Berry Family of Nurseries
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      Versatile Processing Group
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      Vision-Ease Worldwide
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      Walker Group
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