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Firm Overview

Summit Park is a Charlotte-based private equity firm focused exclusively on the lower middle market. The firm invests across a range of industries, including services, consumer, and industrial growth. The Firm has made over 40 investments in the lower middle market totaling more than $2 billion in total enterprise value. The firm’s capital can be used to facilitate a change in ownership, to support expansion and growth, to provide partial liquidity to existing owners, or to support an industry consolidation plan. Summit Park is in many respects similar to the businesses in which they invest. Their managing partners have a life long personal relationship, and they formed Summit Park with the objective of investing in great founder-owned companies. Summit Park too is a small business and the senior professionals at the firm are knowledgeable and engaged in each of our investments.

Why do prospects want to do business with the firm?

Summit Park believes in the power of a good partnership and they conduct themselves with the values of teamwork, candid communication, trust, collaboration, and mutual respect. Summit Park has an 18 year track record of investing with founder owned businesses, and the firm strives to differentiate itself by striving to be a trustworthy partner that cares about the wellbeing of all aspects of a company while also driving growth and building teams to form a larger, more resilient business.

Why do intermediaries present opportunities and want to conduct transactions with the firm?

In addition to building relationships with business owners, Summit Park values the strong relationships it maintains with its intermediary network. Summit Park has worked hard to build a reputation for being disciplined in executing their investment strategy while being willing to make needed investments with a longer-term perspective for accelerated growth.


300 S. Tryon St. Suite 1210, Charlotte, NC 28202
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