PE/VC  Mercury Capital Partners

     Office Locations:

726 Exchange Street, Suite 410
Buffalo, NY 14210
Phone: 716-332-9575
Fax: 716-332-9566

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  • Early
  • Middle Market



  • Communications & Networking
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Sports & Entertainment



    Mercury Capital Partners manages private equity funds focused on the media, communications, and entertainment industries. Mercury's investment team has operating and investment experience in a broad range of media businesses including radio, cable television, broadcast towers, suburban newspapers, event marketing, concert entertainment, major league sports broadcast rights, and Internet media. Mercury invests primarily in the form of equity securities with a targeted IRR of 25.00% or more. The Fund also may acquire debt securities with equity conversion rights.



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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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    Allan I. Grafman Advisor
    C. Teo Balbach Operating Partner
    Charles W. Banta President
    Sandra A. Miller Controller and Principal


    Portfolio companies include:

      Big Tent Entertainment
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      Citadel Broadcasting
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      Crown Castle International
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      Inner City Broadcasting
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      Lilly Broadcasting
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      Mercury Radio Communications
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      Millenium Radio Group
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      Million Dollar Media
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      Principle Broadcasting
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      Spanish Broadcasting Corporation
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      Three Rings Design
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      Tower Investments
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