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July 2022
First Capital Partners is pleased to announce its recent mezzanine debt and minority equity investment to support the acquisition of J&E Manufacturing by an affiliate of Willis & Smith Capital of Plano, Texas. This transaction brings J&E under the same corporate umbrella as R&B Grinding, another portfolio company owned by Willis & Smith Capital. Headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota, J&E provides precision fabrication and machining services to a highly diversified client base including, among others, those in the medical, aerospace, commercial, and agricultural...Read more
September 2015
First Capital Partners is pleased to announce the closing of a subordinated (mezzanine) debt and minority equity investment in Global Precision Products, LLC. Based in upstate New York, Global Precision Products specializes in close tolerance...Read more
October 2014
First Capital Partners is pleased to announce that Steve Heinen has joined its team as a managing director and will be heading the firm's recently opened Chicago office. First Capital Partners is a junior capital investment firm headquartered in...Read more
September 2014
First Capital Partners is pleased to announce the promotion of Andrew Kemp to managing director. Mr. Kemp joined the firm in 2010 as a principal and has had responsibility for originating, underwriting and managing investments in FCP Fund II, L.P...Read more
March 2014
Koontz Wagner Services provides electric motor repair and maintenance services as well as electrical contracting services. The company was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in South Bend, Indiana. Koontz Wagner has been serving the industrial,...Read more
July 2013
Labriola Baking Co. is a commercial baker of fresh and frozen artisan breads. The company was founded in 1993 by Rich Labriola and is headquartered in Alsip, Illinois. Its fresh breads are sold to grocers and restaurants in the Chicago area and...Read more
May 2013
We are pleased to announce our sixth and seventh investments from our $91 million Fund II: Calcium Products, Inc. We invested $8.0 million of mezzanine debt and equity in Calcium Products, Inc., a manufacturer of pelletized limestone and gypsum used...Read more