Knox Lawrence International was a New York, New York-based private equity firm focused on acquiring and growing middle market non-core subsidiaries of Fortune 500 and other large companies in sectors that were undergoing significant transitions, such as the utility sector. Knox Lawrence focused its investment activities in the following sectors: IT Services, Business Process Outsourcing and Energy Services. The firm had historically made acquisitions of non-core subsidiaries of U.S.-based publicly traded utilities and used these acquisitions as platforms to build high growth businesses. The firm also sought to explore microfinance business opportunities with a focus on the Sub-Saharan Africa marketplace. The firm was founded in 2002.