- We are a family office investing capital in businesses and management teams who share our values.
- We invest in businesses in the Midwest that we understand and with people we trust.
- We invest in a few great companies; not create a large portfolio of companies.
- We make all our decisions with the long-term in mind.
- We do the right thing today to create value tomorrow.
- We creatively structure transactions that align stakeholders and reward management teams.
- We believe in aligning stakeholder’s interest, rewarding management teams, and achieving the business owner’s unique goals – growth, sale, transition, and/or succession.
- To us, it is equally important who you share the path with as where the path leads.
- We are professional owners with an ability to bring deep operational and strategic focus.
We are NOT a traditional private equity fund
- We are not focused on selling your business before we invest in your business. We strive to be your long-term partners.
- We invest and manage our own capital.
We are 42 North Partners
- A family office that is driven to create financial value while also earning a qualitative return.
We look for
History of generating positive free cash flow.
Empower existing management teams.
We invest in businesses that are based in the Midwest.