Capital Growth Partners L.P. ("FCGP" or the "Fund")
is a uniquely focused private equity firm providing both growth capital
and shareholder liquidity capital to family owned and closely held businesses.
FCGPs goal is to provide the long term, patient capital that family
businesses need to address the strategic challenges of competing effectively
in a global market and the ownership and management challenges inherent
in transitioning a business to the next generation.
FCGP is a committed fund that has raised the majority of its initial capital from wealthy families, individuals and family offices. The emphasis on family differentiated Limited Partners - "Families Investing in Families"® highlights the Funds uniqueness and its special sensitivity to family business financing needs. The Fund is flexibly structured to invest on either a minority or a control basis and to structure investments in the form of equity or subordinated debt. FCGP has a ten year horizon enabling it to form long-term partnership relationships with growth-oriented families and management teams.
FCGP invests in established, well-managed companies with annual sales up to $250 million. Individual investments range from $2 to $5 million although, in combination with the funds Limited Partners, equity capital up to $15 to $20 million is available. The Fund invests in a broad range of industrial and consumer products, manufacturing, distribution and service and natural resource-related industries - areas in which the Managers of the Fund have familiarity and experience. The Fund is less likely to invest in high technology, real estate and distressed or highly leveraged situations.
The Fund combines the unique qualifications of its Managers with the experience of its investors and Advisory Board. The management team, Limited Partners and Advisory Board all draw from the family business market "Families Investing in Families"®. The consistency of this approach, combined with the Managers extensive experience in addressing the strategic and financial needs of family owned and closely held businesses, offers the business owner a financial partner with a long term outlook, a true understanding of the myriad of issues and opportunities surrounding family businesses and the flexibility to craft custom-tailored capital solutions.