PARTNERS IN DRIVING VALUE
AND NAVIGATING GROWTH
Founded in 2001, LongueVue Capital is a New Orleans-based private equity firm focused on providing human capital, financial capital, and a skill set built upon a successful 20+ year track record of partnering with entrepreneurs and management teams to drive value creation in middle market companies. With 150 years of combined operating and investing experience, our team is the ideal partner for middle market companies at inflection points and seeking to maximize value, as evidenced by our industry leading investment track record spanning four funds and over $850 million of committed capital.
Our opportunistic investment strategy provides the flexibility to partner with attractive businesses across a variety of industries and situations, enabling us to tailor transaction structures to meet the company and stakeholders’ objectives. While we are selective with our investment strategy, we target growth-oriented companies with scalable, sustainable business models and exceptional leadership teams.
Our proactive, hands-on approach ensures that we are fully engaged partners with the management teams of our portfolio companies and trusted, dependable strategic partners to all stakeholders. Together with our entrepreneur and management team partners, we help create superior value for our portfolio companies and investors.
Founded by Rick Rees and John McNamara in 2001, LongueVue Capital has grown to include over 14 investment professionals with more than 150 years of combined experience in private equity, principal investing, credit structuring, operational and financial management, investment banking, and restructuring. Our investment professionals – together with LVC’s extensive network of operating executives – have a demonstrated track record of partnering with entrepreneurs, growing businesses, and creating value in the lower middle market.
Our hands-on, relationship-driven approach attracts entrepreneurs seeking both capital and a trusted partner to successfully navigate their company's next phase of growth.
Co-Founder & President, Premier Store Fixtures
“We are deeply appreciative of the resources and operational and strategic support provided by LVC during our time together as partners. Their insights into strengthening our manufacturing capabilities and supply chain in order to keep up with our sales and marketing gains were instrumental in positioning Premier to achieve a fantastic outcome.”
President & CEO, St. George Logistics
"LVC was a patient, long term focused partner for the management team at St. George Logistics as we navigated a variety of opportunities and challenges together. Their board-level leadership and strategic planning were instrumental in transforming our business into the leading container freight station provider in the market."
Founder & President, Blue Dot Energy Services
"LVC was a great partner for me and the team at Blue Dot. They provided the financial resources to double the size of our business and build the largest fleet of oilfield tools serving the burgeoning Marcellus and Utica shale plays. In addition, they worked side-by-side with us in the trenches to establish best practices, build a phenomenal management team, and create significant value for our stakeholders."
CEO, Ardent Services
“LVC helped us scale Ardent Services from its humble green field roots to become a premier nationwide provider of electrical and instrumentation services. From addressing our branding, sales, marketing, and strategic planning to the negotiation of the ultimate exit, the LVC team was outstanding in properly aligning stakeholder interests and creating value every step of the way.”
Founder & CEO, Jackson Offshore
“We are excited about our partnership with LongueVue as we continue to build our fleet of next generation Platform Supply Vessels. We look forward to continuing to build our fleet as well as our track record for superior service and operational excellence.”
LVC is headquartered in New Orleans and maintains an office in West Palm Beach, FL to help us provide national coverage for transaction sourcing and portfolio company support.
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