PE  Primus

     Office Locations:

Eton Tower
28601 Chagrin Boulevard, Suite 525
Woodmere, OH 44122
Phone: 440-684-7300
Fax: 440-684-7342

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  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Communications & Networking
  • Education & Training
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Medical Device



    Founded in 1983, Primus is a private equity firm established to invest in growth capital opportunities, recapitalizations and management-led buyouts. Primus will invest $15 million to $40 million per transaction, with the ability to arrange much larger equity investments with participation of Primus Limited Partners. Although experienced in a number of industries, Primus places an increased emphasis on business services, healthcare, and for-profit education. Primus is currently investing its sixth fund, Primus Capital Fund VI. Primus targets companies with enterprise values up to $250 million, with an investment of $15 - $70 million; larger with limited partner co-investment. Primus has invested in over 130 companies, partnering with exceptional management teams to accelerate growth and create shareholder value by applying industry knowledge, financial resources, and investment experience.



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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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    Aaron W. Davis Director
    Bruce Crabtree Vice President
    Chris Welch Director
    Danny Carpenter Vice President
    Dominic E. Offredo CFO, CCO


    Portfolio companies include:

      American Institute

      AOD Software

      Cardinal Commerce
















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