Merit Capital Partners Overview

  • Investor Type
  • PE/​Buyout

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 14


  • Investments
  • 135

  • Portfolio
  • 26

  • Exits
  • 76


Merit Capital Partners General Information


Founded in 1993, Merit Capital Partners is a private equity investment firm based in Chicago, Illinois. The firm seeks to invest in companies operating in the manufacturing, distribution, logistics and services sectors. The firm seeks to invest in both control/noncontrol equity and subordinated debt.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
William Blair Mezzanine Capital Partners
Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Other Investor Types
Primary Office
  • 191 North Wacker Drive
  • Suite 1100
  • Chicago, IL 60606
  • United States
+1 (312) 000-0000

Merit Capital Partners Investments & Acquisitions (135)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
American Producers Supply Co. 19-Jul-2023 0000000000 Distributors/Wholesale Generating Revenue
Acacia Health 01-Jun-2023 0000000000 Other Healthcare Services Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
Displayit (Irvine) 01-Jun-2023 0000000000 Construction and Engineering Generating Revenue
CyCan Industries 10-Nov-2022 0000000000 Specialty Chemicals Generating Revenue 0000 000000000
EMIT (Nashville) 22-Aug-2022 Buyout/LBO Other Commercial Services Generating Revenue 0000 000000000
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Merit Capital Partners Exits (76)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Storage Solutions 15-Mar-2023 000000000000000000 00000
Crown Carbon Reduction Technologies 01-Nov-2022 000000000000000000
Monarch Industries 26-Sep-2022 0000000000
The Liberty Group 12-Jun-2022 0000000000
More Birds 01-Apr-2022 Secondary Transaction - Private
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Merit Capital Partners Fund Performance

Fund Name Vintage Size Dry Powder DPI RVPI TVPI IRR

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Merit Capital Partners Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Merit Capital Partners Team (26)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Van Lam Chief Financial Officer Chicago, IL
Marc Walfish Co-Founding Partner & Managing Director 0 0 0 Chicago, IL
Terrance Shipp Founding Partner & Managing Director 0 0 0 Chicago, IL
Benjamin Yarbrough Managing Director 0 0 0 Chicago, IL
Daniel Pansing Managing Director 0 0 0 Chicago, IL
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