Chicago, IL –August 7, 2018 – This year, Svoboda Capital Partners LLC (“SC” or the “Company”) is celebrating its 20th anniversary. For 20 years, SC has been dedicated to identifying, investing in, and building lower middle-market private enterprises within the business services, value-added distribution and consumer products and services industry sectors. SC was founded in 1998 by John Svoboda and Michelle Collins with the goal of providing investors extraordinary returns via partnerships with owner-entrepreneurs. Today, SC’s team remains steadfastly focused on leveraging their extensive investing experience combined with empowered and motivated management teams to support well-defined growth initiatives through new products, new markets, additional services, strategic reinvestment and add-on acquisitions. SC has amassed a successful track record and well diversified portfolio, completing over 100 different transactions and managing over $400 million of committed capital. SC is currently investing out of its fourth fund. Concurrent with SC’s anniversary, the Company also launched a newly designed website, touting its Principal Investors, Principled Partners approach (www.svoco.com).
“Although our investment mandate remains unchanged, SC has evolved and transformed over the years, enjoying many successful partnerships with leading management teams,” said John Svoboda, SC co-founder. “We have achieved this 20-year milestone through the professional development, dedication and hard-work of our talented team. We would like to thank all of our remarkable colleagues and Advisory Board members, past and present, for their dedication and support over the years. Most importantly, the team at SC would like to thank its investors and partner portfolio companies for their trust in SC to meet their business objectives for the past two decades.”
As SC celebrates its 20th anniversary, the Company continues to build upon its past experiences and successes while maintaining its disciplined approach. “We endeavor to leverage our network of industry contacts, peers and advisors to provide critical input and perspective for our companies. We work diligently to provide our companies with unique insights, relevant advice and access to new opportunities, devising collaborative solutions with management and key stakeholders,” said Svoboda.
About Svoboda Capital Partners LLC
Svoboda Capital Partners LLC is a Chicago-based private equity firm with over $400 million of capital under management. Founded in 1998, SC identifies, invests in and helps build excellent businesses in its targeted business niches: business services, value-added distribution, and consumer products and services. SC typically makes investments of $10 to $20 million per company in partnership with management teams.