In recent years, there has been a convergence of investment strategies in the lower middle market. Venture capital and leveraged buyout firms are increasingly playing in each other’s traditional markets, to varying degrees of success. This panel discussion will feature firms making later-stage, growth-oriented VC investments (control and minority), as well as buyouts and majority deals. Panelists will discuss their approaches to investing in companies at the intersection of growth and buyout.
- Mark Buffington - CEO and Co-Founder, BIP Capital
- Jim Douglass - Partner, Fulcrum Equity Partners
- Ed Fisher - Founder and Managing Partner, SouthPointe Ventures
- John Yates - Partner, Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP (Moderator)