We are Hawthorn Equity Partners, a private equity firm focused on investing in growth-oriented, knowledge-based middle market companies across North America. What makes us different? Our proven investment approach: proactive, collaborative and creative.

By carving our own path and leveraging our deep industry insights and network of relationships we are able to identify, invest and maximize advantage.


The word passive isn't in our lexicon - Hawthorn has a defined a proactive strategy to source proprietary investments and a results-driven management process to ensure opportunities are maximized.
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Hawthorn's investment professionals have worked together since 2007 to maximize advantage on behalf of their investors. We form a cohesive and entrepreneurial group with varied backgrounds in private equity, venture capital, investment banking, leveraged finance and strategic management consulting.
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We invest capital across an array of industry segments within the North American middle market - predominately in the Specialty Consumer, Business and Infrastructure Services, and Technology and Media sectors.
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