LNC Partners is a leading private equity firm with over $235 million of committed capital under management and provides a combination of capital and strategic resources to lower middle market companies.

We are a reliable, relationship-oriented partner that works closely with management teams and business owners.

  • Offer a full continuum of investment securities, from control equity to combinations of minority equity and debt capital, to meet the unique dynamics of each company
  • Strategic partners for management teams that desire resources and guidance for important financial, strategic, and operating decisions
  • Our flexibility allows management owned and family owned businesses the opportunity to benefit from services that are typically only performed by control-only buyout firms

Investment Focus

We collaborate directly with owners and management to uniquely address every situation across a wide range of industries and transactions.

Investment Parameters

Investments typically start at
$10 million

  • Initial investment can be lower with a visible path for growth

Equity securities

  • Structured/preferred equity
  • Minority equity
  • Control/majority buyouts

Debt securities

  • Unitranche/hybrid debt facilities
  • Subordinated debt

Transaction Types

  • Management and leveraged buyouts
  • Strategic acquisition financings
  • Growth capital investments
  • Minority and dividend recapitalizations

Company Criteria

We are focused on partnering with high quality, management owned and family owned businesses in the lower middle market.

Financial Parameters

We are comfortable with a wide range of revenue and EBITDA sizes, and our team values reoccurring revenue and growth potential

  • Revenue generally between $5 – 100 million
  • EBITDA generally between $2 – 20 million

Moderate capital expenditure and working capital requirements

Consistent and high returns on net assets and invested capital

Significant economic alignment with management and other equity investors