Expertise in the Lower Middle Market

Founded in 2001 by Rick Rees and John McNamara, LVC has always focused on the lower middle market. Over the years, we have assembled one of the most talented investing teams in the industry with combined operating and investing experience in excess of 100 years. This team has allowed us to deliver superior results for investors and our management partners.

Our Performance Ranks Us in the Top Tier of Private Equity Firms

Since 2001, LVC's strong investment performance has outperformed peer private equity firms in the United States. While we cannot assure similar results in the future, we are well-positioned to execute our value-oriented investment approach. LVC is actively seeking new equity and debt investment opportunities in the lower middle market. Please visit our Investment Criteria and Strategic Focus pages to learn more about the types of companies that we believe can benefit most from a relationship with LVC.

LVC is headquartered in New Orleans and maintains offices in Salt Lake City and New York – a position that provides us with national coverage for transaction sourcing and portfolio company support.

Our Mission, Vision, and Values

Our Mission: To be the Best Private Equity Partner an Investor, Management Team or Employee Could Ever Have

Our Vision: To Become the Preeminent Private Equity Investor in the Lower-Middle Market

Our Values: Integrity, Partnership Mentality, Work Smart / Have Fun, and Candid Open Communications at All Times