Founded in 2007, Maranon Capital is an independently owned investment manager based in Chicago, Illinois. The firm specializes in middle-market debt and private equity investing. It invests in acquisition, growth, recapitalization, corporate divestitures and ESOP financing types of transactions. It seeks private equity sponsored as well as non-sponsored situations. It prefers to invest in companies operating in the business service, consumer product, service, healthcare service, distribution, and manufacturing sectors.