PE  J.W. Childs Associates

     Office Locations:

2595 Canyon Blvd, Suite 420
Boulder, CO 80302
Phone: 303-962-4950
Fax: 303-442-1673



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Transportation & Distribution



    J2 Partners is a private equity firm located in Boulder, Colorado. The firm invests in manufacturing, distribution and business services companies that are leaders in their defined markets with $2 million to $10 million in operating cash flow and $10 million to $50 million in enterprise value that are located in the western United States. There are no minimum size criteria for add-on acquisitions. J2 does not invest in biotechnology, public transportation, real estate development, retail, or non-proprietary consumer goods.

    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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    Gary Jacobs Co-Founder
    John Helson Co-Founder


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