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Fund Investments   Prairie Capital was founded in 1997 and has invested in more than 85 growth oriented platform companies since that time. Prairie partners with talented entrepreneurs and management teams to build market-leading companies in growing industries. We are currently investing out of the $350 million Prairie Capital VI.
Prairie Capital Fund VI
Architectural Lighting Works BOTE, LLC Right at School
Prairie Capital Fund V
Captek Softgel, Inc. Damac Products LLC DRB Systems
Industrial Water Treatment Solutions Messenger, LLC National Enzyme Company
Northfield, LLC PBE Group Premier Dealer Services
Riverchase Dermatology StyleCraft Home Collection Swiss-American Products, Inc.
TeacherMatch, LLC Tower Engineering Professionals  
Prairie Capital Fund IV
Administar Services Group BLR (formerly Fortis Business Media) Chicago Deferred Exchange
Cole Taylor Bank FCA Packaging Insource Contract Services
Navman Wireless Pioneer Metal Finishing R3 Education
Specialized Education Services Statlab Medical Products Titanium Solutions
Premier Dealer Services ("PDS") is an integrated provider of vehicle service contracts ("VSCs") and related auto warranty products with offices in Dublin, OH and San Diego, CA. PDS designs, underwrites, markets, sells, and administers a broad product portfolio of VSCs and related products that are insured by independent insurance companies, captive reinsurance and dealer owned reinsurance entities. PDS’s products are marketed through a network of independent agencies that sell products primarily through franchised automobile dealerships covering all 50 states in the United States and six Canadian provinces. Contact Christopher Killackey, Patrick Jensen, or DJ Lipke
Chicago Deferred Exchange Company (CDEC) is a leading Qualified Intermediary for investors who wish to defer the gain on the sale or exchange of capital assets by utilizing the Federal Tax Code Section 1031 provision. CDEC was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. The company’s strong and dedicated management team, reputation for quality service and reliability, and large base of customers make CDEC one of the most trusted qualified intermediaries nationwide. Prairie Capital partnered with Financial Investments Corporation and management to acquire CDEC from its parent. Contact Bryan Daniels or Sean McNally for more information.
Taylor Capital Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: TAYC) operates as a holding company for Cole Taylor Bank, a commercial bank operating in the Chicago metropolitan area. Headquartered in Rosemont, IL, Cole Taylor Bank operates nine banking centers throughout Chicago and has over $4 billion in assets under management. The bank was founded in 1929 by members of the Taylor family and has served the Chicago metropolitan area for over 75 years. Cole Taylor’s mission is to be a premier bank for Chicago area businesses by utilizing a relationship oriented customer approach. Prairie Capital partnered with Financial Investments Corporation, other Chicago institutions and high net worth investors. Contact Bryan Daniels for more information.
Prairie Capital Fund III
Alden Industries Buy-Rite Creditors Interchange
Coffee Bean International Colorbök Double E
GPA H3 Sportgear M. Lee Smith
Mortgage Contracting Services National Industrial Coatings Plastimayd
ProVest Regency Beauty Institute S.R. Smith
St. Matthew's University    
Creditors Interchange Agency, LLC, located in Buffalo, New York, is a leading provider of accounts receivable collection services to the credit card, automobile financing, consumer, student loan, medical, and utility markets. Creditors offers recovery solutions to a broad range of clients. Collection services include all aspects of the collection process, from telephone demands and letter series to skip-tracing and initiating lawsuits. Prairie Capital partnered with Caffery Capital Partners and Bruce Gray, President and Chief Operating Officer of Creditors, to acquire the business. Contact Bryan Daniels for more information.
Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, ProVest LLC is a leading national provider of service of process and related services to law firms, insurance companies and financial institutions. Using a network of licensed independent contractors, the company provides exceptional quality, reliability, accuracy and timely results to its clients, to reduce expenses and minimize losses. ProVest’s strong management team, breadth of service offerings, and scalable infrastructure combine to offer the highest level of customer service while providing a growth platform for opportunities in the financial services industry. Prairie Capital partnered with Financial Investments Corporation, Concentric Equity Partners, Kendrick Pierce Securities and management to recapitalize ProVest. Contact Christopher Killackey, Sean McNally, or Bryan Daniels for more information.
Prairie Capital Fund II
American Changer American Furniture Manufacturing Benchmark Products
Color Associates Cushcraft E&B Giftware
Estes-Cox Goldsmith Hamilton Precision Metals
HealthScope Benefits Innovative Concepts in Entertainment Kifco
OpenFirst Holdings Optronics Perceptis
Remuda Ranch Roman Decorating Products Security Technologies
Stylecraft Survey Sampling International Texas DAR
Prairie Capital Mezzanine Fund
Alaniz American Staff Resources AMI Telecommunications
Assist Network Development Borgen Systems Core Systems
DG Foods First Texas Fitness Products International
Furnace Parts Heathkit In The Swim
Krane Products McKenzie Sports Products Mechanical Products
Office Resources ProSteel Shan Industries
Stravina The Revere Group Wisconsin Technicolor
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