PE  Kinzie Capital Partners

     Office Locations:

20 North Clark Street, 36th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: 312-809-2490



  • Middle Market



  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Transportation & Distribution



    Kinzie Capital Partners is a Chicago-based private equity firm focused on providing debt and long-term equity to lower middle-market businesses. Kinzie invests in lower middle market companies amidst transition in the consumer, manufacturing and services industries. In a strategic alliance with Clarity Partners, which specializes in management and technology consulting, Kinzie has assembled an in-house team of technology, industry and operations experts that are readily available to assist with due diligence and work closely with our portfolio companies to execute strategic vision. Kinzie looks for companies with revenues at $10 - $250mm and EBITDA up to $15mm.

    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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    David Namkung Co-Founder and Partner
    Kaitlyn (Katie) Huiying Li Manager of Finance and Operations
    Nada Litwin General Counsel
    Rodney Zech Partner of Operations, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Legal Officer
    Suzanne Yoon Founder & Managing Partner


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