FI  Levy Family Partners

     Office Locations:

444 West Lake Street, Suite 1900
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312-267-4190



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  • Information Technology
  • Retail & Restaurant



    Levy Family Partners is the investment enterprise for Larry Levy. Mr. Levy is the co-founder of Levy Restaurants, which operates concessions at various stadiums and arenas including Wrigley Field and U.S. Cellular Park. Levy operates his real estate investments via Diversified Real Estate Capital ( Typical investments typically range from $50 million to $150 million in equity. Levy also owns restaurants including Spiaggia and Fulton's on the River in Chicago. Levy also operates Levy Acquisition, which has raised over $100M. Larry Levy's son, Ari Levy, is the founder, President, and Chief Investment Officer of Lakeview Investment Group, a Chicago-based fundamentally driven long/short hedge fund. Larry Levy is a founder of Diversified Real Estate Capital. He has been an owner/developer of several major projects in Chicago including One Magnificent Mile, Woodfield Lake Office Campus, Waterfall Glen Office Park, Chicago Mercantile Exchange Center and Butterfield Center for Business. Mr. Levy also owns an interest in the Esperanza Resort in Cabo San Lucas. With Mr. Levy's guiding creativity, Levy Restaurants blossomed from a single delicatessen in Chicago into a specialized food service organization with a network of internationally acclaimed restaurants, the leading market share of high-end sports and entertainment facilities throughout North America and England, and resort and hotel dining. Levy Restaurants had revenues in excess of $350 million annually and approximately 12,500 employees. Mr. Levy sold his interest in Levy Restaurants in 2007 to focus on investment for his own account.



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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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    Chip Wille Senior Director
    Jeffrey R. Hanisch CFO
    Jeffrey S. Cherner Executive Vice President
    Larry Levy Co-Founder
    Michael C. Jackson SVP


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