PE  Tightrope Capital Partners

     Office Locations:

225 West Washington St., Suite 2200
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312-924-2802



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Food & Agriculture
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Medical Device



    Tightrope Capital Partners is a private investment firm that focuses on companies in the lower-middle market. Tightrope targets companies with minimum revenues of $8 million and with EBITDA of $1 million to $6 million. Specific areas of focus include: Niche Manufacturing, Food and Consumer Products, Business Services, and Healthcare Services and Medical Products.

    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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    Dan Pawlowski Advisor
    Jeff DeJesus Managing Partner
    Paul Frascoia Advisor


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