FOF/PE/VC  Mesirow Financial

     Office Locations:

353 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: 312-595-6000
Fax: 312.595.4246



  • Early
  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Manufacturing & Industrial



    Since 1982, Mesirow Financial's Private Equity division has invested in the private equity marketplace for a variety of institutional and high net worth clients. Mesirow invests in both Private Equity fund of funds partnerships, investing in top-tier private equity and venture capital partnerships that are diversified by vintage year, sub-asset class and manager; as well as Direct investment partnerships which invest in a portfolio of companies with experienced management teams, market leadership positions and the potential for equity appreciation. The Direct Investment Program typically invests between $3 million and $7 million per transaction. Since its inception, Mesirow Financial Private Equity has made more than 125 direct investments into operating companies, including a wide variety of company sizes, industries, and stages of development. Mesirow Financial is well capitalized and has been consistently profitable, with capital of $350 million and revenues totaling $445 million for fiscal 2016.



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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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    Marc E. Sacks Chief Executive Officer
    Richard Pricerd Chairman, CEO
    Thomas E. Galuhn President


    Portfolio companies include:

      Ames True Temper
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      Collins & Aikman
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      Neutral Tandem

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      Spring Industries
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      Ubiquity Brands

      Westar Aerospace and Defense


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