Private Equity / Venture Capital

LPC will take controlling investments in privately held companies as well as participate as a passive investor through partner groups and talented third party managers. LPC focuses heavily on the specialty finance sector. We believe our equity capital as a well as our “intelligent capital” is value added to this space, together with our relationships with senior lenders we are built to feed growth and properly scale a firm.

Some of our recent private investments highlighted:
  • Industry leading AI solution applied to R&D, Medical Affairs, Marketing and Commercialization
  • Anchor in highly respected Chicago-based Private Equity/Angel Investment Group
  • Development stage bio-pharma company focused on novel insulin formulations
  • Real-time supply chain platform used by Fortune 500 companies tracking location, temperature and exceptions
  • Development stage pharma company focused on priming NK cells to eliminate residual cancer
  • Founder in a company providing innovative automated parking technology, software and web solutions
REPRESENTATIVE INVESTMENTS
Hyde Park Ventures
Hyde Park

USA

Hyde Park Venture Partners centers on funding early stage technology companies in the Midwest. They believe in the incredible potential of the Midwest tech ecosystem and empower entrepreneurs to propel their proven ideas into commercial scalability.

Spiral Sun Ventures

USA

Spiral Sun Ventures is a seed capital fund that invests in early-stage companies that create better-for-you consumer products. Promoting health and wellness for people and the planet is their priority.

Inventure

USA

Innventure partners with multinational corporations and institutional innovators, becoming their premier systematic value creation engine systematically matching and aligning innovative technologies that have substantial market opportunities and quickly commercializing them.

Nextgen

USA

Nextgen Growth Partners partners with talented entrepreneur-operators to acquire and build great companies in growing industries. They are not passive investors – after acquisition of a business, one of their entrepreneurs-in-residence (EIRs) takes a full-time leadership position within the company and remains there for the long-term.

Juris Capital
Juris Capital

USA

Juris Capital provides creative solutions to financial challenges facing commercial litigants and law firms. For litigants, their capital can mitigate the high and often unpredictable cost of commercial litigation. For law firms, Juris creates new opportunities to enhance profitability through creative billing arrangements.

Trefis

USA

Trefis, led by MIT engineers and former Wall Street analysts, gives users a clean, easy-to-understand view of how different metrics and different product lines impact stock price.

Juhl Energy

USA

Juhl Energy is a leading provider of competitive, clean energy solutions. Their professional engineering services group, Power Engineers Collaborative, provides a full range of clean energy solutions with a focus on wind, solar, biomass and combined heat power systems.

Four Kites

USA

Four Kites enables the world’s largest shippers and 3PLs to achieve real time visibility and gain predictive analytics that produce actionable insights. Their platform enables companies to improve on-time delivery, delivery superior customer services, utilize teams more effectively, minimize product loss, tighten inventory control and enable better communication.

rMark Bio

USA

rMark Bio's pharmaceutical industry leading AI solution understands the real-time business strategies of R&D, Medical Affairs, Marketing, and Commercial to provide field representatives with clear and concise 'next best decisions' that remove inefficiencies and increase ROI for thought leader engagements.

  • Omnisure

    Omnisure Group, LLC In early 2010, Lincoln Park Capital, LLC along with talented and experienced executives in specialty finance founded Omnisure Group, LLC (“Omnisure”). Omnisure, a specialty finance company, is dedicated to creating affordable, fully customized payment plans for vehicle and home service contracts.

    From inception, as the majority investor in Omnisure, LPC worked closely with the management team to build reliable, complete and scalable systems, attract good partners, customers and employees and build a strong financial base with a mix of equity and debt including a syndicated senior lending facility led by a leading regional bank and rounded out by several other leading regional and national banks. From the summer of 2010 through the fall of 2014, Omnisure financed over $1.3 billion in contracts and became a leading company in its space.

    In the fall of 2014, Omnisure was sold to Fortress Investment Group, LLC (NYSE:FIG) in order to bring additional resources to bear for a mature company and LPC subsequently made a significant investment post-sale supporting additional growth.