Cardinal Growth Overview

  • Investor Type
  • PE/​Buyout

  • Status
  • Inactive

  • Investments
  • 21

  • Exits
  • 11


Cardinal Growth General Information


Cardinal Growth was an investment firm which provides capital to companies for leveraged and management buyouts, recapitalization and acquisitions. The firm used to invest in the food, media, logistics, manufacturing as well as business, information, environmental and insurance services sectors. The firm was founded in 2000 and was based in Chicago, Illinois.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Investor Status
Out of Business
Primary Investor Type
Primary Office
  • 311 South Wacker Drive
  • Suite 5500
  • Chicago, IL 60606
  • United States

Cardinal Growth Investments (21)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Nielsen Business Media (Retail Food Group) 09-Mar-2010 0000000000 Department Stores Profitable
Malabar International 06-Apr-2009 00 000000000 Aerospace and Defense Profitable
EnsembleIQ 05-Jan-2009 0000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
ClingZ 14-Jul-2008 0000000000 Other Commercial Products Generating Revenue
Environmental Business International 09-Nov-2007 Buyout/LBO Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 000000000
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Cardinal Growth Exits (11)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
ClingZ 05-Jan-2017 0000000000
Insignis 16-Oct-2015 000000000000000000 00.00
Zweig Group 01-Feb-2015 000000000 00000000
TWG Capital 14-Sep-2012 0000000000: 000000
EnsembleIQ 12-Jan-2012 Buyout/LBO
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