PE  Summit Equity Group

     Office Locations:

801 Grand Ave., Suite 3560
Des Moines, IA 50309



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Transportation & Distribution



    Summit Equity Group is a private investment group that was founded in 2004 for the purpose of identifying and acquiring small to medium sized private companies and providing them the resources necessary to realize their full potential. Summit consider investments in companies with $20 to $75 million in revenue and/or $4 to $12 million in EBITDA. Summit Equity Group is not restricted to specific industry segments but prefers manufacturing, value-added distribution, or business services companies. Summit prefers for the existing management team to remain in whole or in part preferred. Typical purchase is for 51%-100% of the equity of company.

    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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    April Andersen CFO
    Dennis Bailey Co-Founder and Managing Partner
    Jason DeStigter Co-Founder and Managing Partner
    John Flaugh Co-Founder and Managing Partner


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