PE  Prospect Partners

     Office Locations:

200 West Madison Street, Suite 2710
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312-782-7400
Fax: 312-782-7410



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing & Industrial



    Prospect Partners, LLC is a leading lower-middle-market private equity firm based in Chicago. Prospect focuses exclusively on management-led leveraged acquisitions of small companies with niche strategies. The firm manages three funds totaling $470 million and is a leading private equity buyer of companies with revenues between $10 million to $75 million and EBITDA up to $8 million. In addition, for our existing platforms, we pursue acquisitions of add-on companies with as little as $2 million in revenue. Prospect seeks to invest $2 to $30 million in management-led leveraged acquisitions. Since 1998, Prospect has invested in 90 companies (including 39 platforms) across a wide range of niche consumer, commercial, specialty distribution and service markets throughout the United States.



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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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    Brad O'Dell Principal
    Brett Holcolmb Principal
    Chen Hutson Chief Financial Officer
    Colin O'Donnell Associate
    Dan Hejza Senior Associate


    Portfolio companies include:

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