PE  Platte River Equity

     Office Locations:

200 Fillmore Street, Suite 200
Denver, CO 80206
Phone: 303-292-7300
Fax: 303-292-7310



  • Middle Market



  • Communications & Networking
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Financial Services
  • Manufacturing & Industrial



    Founded in 2005, Platte River Equity is a private equity investment firm focusing on small and middle market private operating companies, targeting equity investments generally between $25 million and $100 million, and in companies with revenues generally between $20 million and $250 million. The firm focuses on potentially out-of-favor industries with improving prospects, as well as fragmented industries, which can benefit from consolidation. Platte River has a particular interest in the following industries: Aerospace manufacturing and services; Industrial products and services; Metals, chemicals and natural resources; and Energy services and infrastructure. The firm closed Fund III in 2012 at $405 million. Platte River Ventures II, L.P., with total commitments of $235 million, was closed in 2009.



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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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    Derria D. Banta Managing Director & Chief Financial Officer
    Edward C. Hutcheson, Jr. Managing Director and Sr. Advisor
    Eric A. Crawford Principal
    Gregory A. Sissel Managing Director
    J. Landis Martin Chairman & Managing Director


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