PE  Old Willow Partners

     Office Locations:

1440 Paddock Drive
Northfield, IL 60062
Phone: 847-784-9857
Fax: 847-784-8365



  • Middle Market



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



    Old Willow Partners focuses on purchasing established small- to mid-size, privately held companies through a combination of debt and equity financing. The firm structures the financing and provide management support to ensure a smooth transition of ownership, strong growth and profitability. The ideal Old Willow Partners acquisition meets the following criteria: privately held business promising three or more years of stable cash flow, generates revenues of $2- $20 million annually, needs no extraordinary capital expenditures to sustain current cash flow, has predictable earnings rather than growth, maintains EBITDA or owns assets that can support debt financing, has achieved meaningful market share or a defensible market position, and boasts a stable customer base. Old Willow Partners focuses its investment efforts in the consumer products and services, manufacturing, distribution/wholesale, and niche retail industry. The firm mainly concentrates its search for opportunities in the Midwest, however, it is also willing to explore potential acquisitions throughout the United States.

    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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    Brett Holland Partner
    Darren Green Partner
    Kevin E. Kasmar Partner
    Punyu Ho Partner
    Theodore D. Greene Partner


    Portfolio companies include:

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