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Private Equity

Littlejohn looks to make equity investments of $50 million to $250 million in companies with annual revenue between $100 million and $1 billion. We invest primarily in North American headquartered businesses; many of our businesses, however, have extensive global operations.

We are focused on making transformational investments in middle-market companies to drive change, including:

  • “Good-to-great” buy-outs
  • Corporate carve-outs
  • Operational turnarounds
  • Rescue financings, structured deals
  • Capital Solutions

    We invest $25 - $150mm in investments that can take any form but are often preferred equity or convertible debt instruments to provide solutions to complex funding needs. Littlejohn seeks to provide creative solutions to companies seeking to solve liquidity issues, finance acquisitions and growth projects, or refinance existing lenders. Littlejohn uses its credit and equity skill sets to bring creativity and expertise to solving the capital needs of middle market companies. Regardless of the use of capital, Littlejohn uses its platform to:

  • Invest in attractive structures with equity optionality and downside protection
  • Source deals in our middle market industry verticals
  • Provide flexible capital to accommodate the needs of borrowers
  • Opportunistic Credit

    Littlejohn invests $10 - $100mm across the capital structure in debt and equity of middle market companies. These opportunities generally fall into the following categories:

  • Stressed/distressed situations where Littlejohn may invest as a minority player or ultimately take control of the company where we can bring our restructuring expertise to bear
  • Companies that have run into short term issues but are not likely to be restructured
  • Other opportunistic investments where we believe Littlejohn can add value and generate an attractive risk/reward
  • Where we invest

    Aerospace and Defense
    Agriculture, Metals & Mining
    Building Products

    Business Services
    Energy & Oilfield Services
    Food & Beverage
    Industrial & Environmental Services
    Industrial Technology
    Plastics, Chemicals & Specialty Materials
    Specialty Distribution
    Technology & Tech Services
    Transportation & Logistics