PE  MERK Capital

     Office Locations:

525 W. Monroe St., Suite 1900
Chicago, IL 60661
Phone: 312-902-5259
Fax: 312-902-1061



  • Middle Market



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



    MERK Capital Corporation is an operationally-oriented private equity group that provides equity investments to good middle-market businesses with strong management. The firm's investments are focused on packaging, consumer products, food and building material, automotive, aerospace and business services related businesses. The firm explores opportunities with Transaction Values of $10 to $400 million; Revenues of $15 milion to $500 million; and EBITDA of $2 million to $50 million for platform companies. The firm requires no minimum EBITDA for add-on acquisitions. All platform companies must be headquartered in the United States, with no geographic preference for add-on acquisitions.

    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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    Dan Robinson Advisor
    Frank R. Mack Senior Managing Director
    Greg Hennenfent Advisor
    Thomas E. Parro Founder and Senior Managing Director


    Portfolio companies include:

      American Standard Kitchen and Bath
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