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Our team seeks to invest in US-based middle and lower-middle market businesses that are primarily concentrated in the Midwest. We target companies that are engaged in manufacturing, basic industry, transportation, service, and distribution, all industry areas in which our professionals have had significant operational and investment experience.


Our investment professionals have been working together as partners for over 15 years and have experience across a variety of operating, legal, investment and executive roles in numerous manufacturing and service industries.

E.J. Antonio III

Managing Partner

Y. Tarek Farouki

Managing Partner

Joseph Lapinsky

Operating Partner

Enrico Digirolamo

Operating Partner

the team

Invested Over $600 million in Growth and Special Situation Opportunities

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