PE  Quad-C Management

     Office Locations:

200 Garrett Street, Suite M
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Phone: 434-979-2070
Fax: 434-979-1145



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Defense & Homeland Security
  • Education & Training
  • Financial Services
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Retail & Restaurant
  • Transportation & Distribution



    Founded in 1989 in Charlottesville, Virginia, Quad-C is a private investment firm that specializes in investing in profitable businesses valued between $50 million and $500 million and growing them in partnership with management. The firm's transactions provide liquidity for owners, capital for growth and significant equity opportunities for key management. Quad-C has invested in over 70 platform companies and completed more than 125 transactions, valued in excess of $5.5 billion. The firm has approximately $3 billion in capital under management and is currently investing Quad-C Partners VII, LP, an investment fund with committed equity capital of approximately $1 billion. The firm makes control equity investments of $20-$125 million in the following industries: building products, business services, consumer products, distribution, education and training, healthcare, light manufacturing, media, packing, restaurants/food, security and corrections, specialty chemicals, specialty finance, and transportation and logistics. The firm closed (March 2017) its oversubscribed ninth fund at a hard cap of $1.1 billion, beating its $800 million target. Fund IX will back mid-market companies whose enterprise values range between $75 million and $400 million.



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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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    Chris Tollefson Vice President
    Frank Winslow Partner
    Jack Walker Principal
    Matt Trotta Vice President
    Michael Brooks Partner


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