PE  Summit Park

     Office Locations:

300 S. Tryon St. Suite 1210
Charlotte, NC 28202
Phone: 704-654-3400
Fax: 704-927-4376



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Transportation & Distribution



    Summit Park invests in lower middle market transactions, targeting businesses with revenue between $20 and $150 million, or EBITDA between $4 and $15 million. The firm's investment approach is opportunistic, and is interested in reviewing transactions in a wide range of industries, including business and consumer services, light manufacturing and value-added distribution. Specific areas of focus include: Commercial Security; Logistics; Regulatory Compliance; Specialty Finance; Environmental Services and Compliance; Outsourced Services; and Maintenance, Repair, and Support. The firm does not invest in real estate, retail, restaurants, technology, start-ups or early stage companies.



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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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    Bob G. Calton Founding Partner
    Chris Cotton Financial Operating Partner and Principal
    Jim L. Johnson Founding Partner
    Michael York Principal
    Rachel Hannon Principal


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