Chicago, IL – March 12, 2021
Frontenac today announced that it was named a 2021 TOP 50 PE Firm in The Middle Market™. Frontenac’s inclusion on the TOP 50 PE list affirms its position as one of the leading private equity firms in the middle market. In naming Frontenac to its list, the TOP 50 PE Firms in The Middle Market recognizes the firm as a private equity investment partner of choice for entrepreneurs looking to grow and scale their companies.
“Frontenac was founded in 1971 with the belief that people are the driving factor behind successful businesses. We are pleased to be recognized as one of the 2021 TOP 50 PE Firms in The Middle Market, and we know that our success is due to the hard work of our team and the quality leadership of our portfolio company partnerships,” said Frontenac Managing Director, Paul Carbery.
Frontenac invests in companies in the consumer, industrial and services industries. The firm works with business owners as they address complex transition issues of liquidity, management enhancement and growth planning. Frontenac is focused on lower middle-market businesses, offering capital solutions that balance owner liquidity with accelerated growth objectives.
“Being named to the 2021 TOP 50 PE Firms list is a great way to kick-off our 50th year anniversary. We are proud of the achievements of our firm to date and look forward to continuing our work in the middle market,” added Frontenac, Managing Director, Walter Florence.
The Top PE Firms in the Middle Market™ is the original awards program for leading middle market private equity firms. Established in 2016, the Top PE Firms in the Middle Market is a respected program designed specifically to acknowledge and promote small and mid-sized leading private equity firms in the middle market. Recognition in the Top 50 PE Firms in the Middle Market is widely regarded by private equity professionals, business owners, investment banks, and limited partners as a significant honor. Since its inception, TOP 50 PE firms have earned the respect of their peers, the media, and the public-at-large as a reliable, unbiased source of PE referrals in the middle market.
“Frontenac clearly demonstrates the attributes of a top private equity firm – strong leadership, excellent track record, and significant deal activity. We are proud to have Frontenac on the 2021 list,” said Kerry Grady, Founder, The TOP 50 PE Firms in The Middle Market. To learn more about the Top PE Firms in the Middle Market program, visit www.gcipublishing.com/top-50-pe-firms
Frontenac is a Chicago-based private equity firm. The firm focuses on investing in lower middle market buyout transactions in the consumer, industrial, and services industries. Frontenac works in partnership with established operating leaders, through an executive-centric approach called CEO1ST, which seeks to identify, acquire, and build market-leading companies through transformational acquisitions and operational excellence. Over the last 50 years, Frontenac has built a leading franchise working with over 275 owners of mid-sized businesses as they address complex transition issues of liquidity, management enhancement, and growth planning. For more information, please visit www.frontenac.com.
The “Top PE Firms in the Middle Market” is a program designed by GCI Publishing to acknowledge and promote small and mid-sized leading private equity firms in the middle market. Winning firms are selected based upon their track record, reputation, leadership and third-party endorsement. The firms all have fund sizes of $125MM to $850MM and have headquarters in the United States. Frontenac did not pay a fee to receive this ranking but did pay CGI Publishing for licensing of the logo and reference to the award. Reference to a ranking is only one piece of information relevant to an evaluation of an investment adviser such as Frontenac and additional factors are contained throughout this Presentation, are available as part of the Fund governing documents and/or may be made as part of individual disclosures in meetings or otherwise.