Arsenal Capital Partners is an industry-focused investor in
lower-middle market niche products and services companies. Arsenal believes
its private equity model can achieve enhanced risk-adjusted returns by
acquiring businesses in attractive industries where we have prior investment
and operating experience. We utilize a multi-disciplinary approach to investing,
and implement various growth and margin initiatives in conjunction with management.
Arsenal Capital Partners was formed in 2001 and made its first
investment in March 2002.
The firm closed on $300 million of capital in May 2003 with a variety of
institutional investors including financial institutions, foundations,
universities, and fund of funds, both in the U.S. and Europe. Our investor
base includes Adams Street Partners, LGT Capital Partners, National City
Equity Partners, Northeast Utilities Pension Fund, Oklahoma Police Pension
and Retirement System, PPM America Capital, and Wilshire Private Markets.