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 $5 million and $40 million, and in companies with revenues generally between $10 million and $150 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 Chief Financial Officer
    Edward C. Hutcheson Managing Director
    Gregory A. Sissel Managing Director
    J. Landis Martin Founder & Managing Director
    Kristian M. Whalen Managing Director


    Portfolio companies include:

      ACT Independent Turbo Services
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      Aero Design & Manufacturing
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      Arden Engineering
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      Car-Ber Testing Services
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      First River Energy
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      Giddens Industries
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      Global X-Ray & Testing
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      NorthBasin Energy Services
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      Precision Machine Works
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      PRV Aerospace

      Quality Forming
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      Sierra Alloys
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      TechSpec, Inc.
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      Tell Tool
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      TPG Mt. Vernon Marine
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      Wellmark Company
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      Wildcat Minerals
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