About Us

We build good companies into industry leaders.

We are company-centric, collaborative investment partners with unique perspective. Working directly with portfolio management teams, we create supportive investment strategies that deliver long-term value.

Since inception, we have raised $7.1 billion of capital. We invest capital to support our companies – continuously evaluating their needs to help them grow and succeed. We leverage our extensive network of resources to help our portfolio companies identify and employ operational excellence to drive sustainable growth.

We have global presence, established upon our Midwest roots. We are proud of our long-standing reputation of delivering high-quality, successful investments and exceptional returns. Learn more about our history of building companies since 1961.

Our portfolio companies, on average, more than double in revenue during our investment period