Private Equity

We seek to generate attractive absolute returns for our investors through exposure to private equity investment strategies. Since our inception in 1982, we have provided clients with access to high quality opportunities in the private equity asset class.

About Us

Mesirow Financial Private Equity is a Chicago-based boutique private equity firm with approximately $5.6 billion of private equity commitments since inception, offering both private equity partnership and co-investment opportunities to a global institutional client base of accredited investors and Qualified Purchasers.

Employee Spotlight

Meet Billy Taki, an associate in our Private Equity team. While just starting his career, Billy has been a vital part of our growing firm. Read why he is inspired to advance the work we do for our clients. 

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Our Investment Programs

We seek to generate returns that outperform the industry mean by providing investors with access to private equity managers considered to be the most established and top-performing in the industry. Our co-investment program offers clients direct exposure to select investment opportunities sourced exclusively from this network of high quality private equity funds.

Partnership Investment Program

Our partnership investment program seeks to invest in funds, both primaries and secondaries, of highly sought-after U.S. and non-U.S. buyout, venture capital, growth equity and special situations private equity managers.

Our partnership program

Co-Investment Program

Our co-investment program emphasizes growth equity and growth buyout opportunities in the middle market, sourced through the firm’s strategic relationships with a select group of the industry’s most elite managers and by following the development of value-driving portfolio companies through our partnership portfolio monitoring process.

Our co-investment program

Meet Our Team

The experience of our senior investment team provides investment judgment essential to the successful execution of our investment strategy. The investment team is further supported by specialists in the areas of investor and consultant relations, client service, financial reporting, accounting, operations and administration.

Nothing contained herein constitutes an offer to sell nor a solicitation of an offer to buy an interest in any Mesirow Financial investment vehicle. Any offer can only be made to qualified investors through the appropriate Offering Memorandum. The Memorandum contains important information concerning risk factors and other material aspects of the investment and should be read carefully before an investment decision is made. Mesirow Financial Private Equity Partnership Investments are managed by Mesirow Financial Private Equity Advisors, Inc., an SEC registered investment advisor. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results. Targeted returns may not necessarily be achieved and materially different returns may be achieved. 
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