Investment Criteria

Pritzker Private Capital invests in companies based in North America with enterprise values between $200 million and $1.5 billion, focusing on quality businesses with leading market positions. We have experienced investment and operating teams with deep domain expertise within two core sectors: manufactured products and services.

Sectors of focus

  • Manufactured Products
  • Services


  • Preference for entrepreneur or family-owned businesses, or companies with management teams with significant ownership
  • Primarily majority positions with the flexibility to make substantial minority investments

company size

  • Enterprise value generally between $200 million – $1.5 billion, with the ability to selectively acquire larger companies
  • Target equity investment between $100 – $400 million, with the ability to deploy up to $750 million per investment
  • EBITDA in excess of $15 million


  • Family and founder liquidity
  • Management-led buyouts and acquisitions
  • Corporate divestitures
  • Industry consolidations


  • Companies with headquarters based in North America
  • Operations and sales in North America and/or world-wide

company characteristics

  • Strong and committed management team
  • Distinctive, value-added products or services
  • Defensible market position
  • Favorable growth trends

Manufactured Products

  • Scalable business models
  • Favorable demand drivers
  • Defensible positions
  • Strong management
  • Large market ($500MM+)
  • Global customer base
  • Leader in “rational oligopoly”
  • Strong intellectual property
  • Consolidation opportunities
  • Flexible Pouches and Tubes 
  • Specialty Rigid Containers
  • Fiber-based Food and Consumer Packaging
  • Pressure Sensitive and Shrink Sleeve Labels
  • Foodservice Suppliers
  • Private Label and Contract Manufacturing
  • Pet Food
  • Ingredients, Additives and Nutraceuticals
  • Precision Engineered Components and Assemblies
  • Specialty Chemicals
  • Specialty Materials


  • Recurring Revenue with Non-Discretionary Demand Drivers
  • Scalable Business Models
  • Market Leadership
  • High Barriers to Entry
  • Multiple Levers for Growth
  • Strong Management
  • Sizeable (>$500M) Industry with Secular Tailwinds
  • Route-Based and/or Multi-Site Service Models
  • Low Cost of Service, High Cost of Failure Offerings
  • Opportunity for Tech-Enabled Differentiation
  • Asset Light
  • Third Party Logistics 
  • Specialty Distribution
  • Transportation Management
  • Warehouse and Fulfillment
  • Critical Power
  • Employee Health and Safety
  • Environmental
  • Facility Services
  • Repair & Maintenance 
  • Testing, Inspection & Certification
  • Utility & Infrastructure

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