PE  Sankaty Advisors

     Office Locations:

1603 Orrington Avenue, Suite 815
Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: +1 (847) 563-5330
Fax: +1 (847) 563-5331



  • Middle Market



  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Retail & Restaurant
  • Sports & Entertainment
  • Transportation & Distribution



    Sankaty Advisors, LLC, the credit affiliate of Bain Capital, is one of the nation's leading private managers of fixed income and credit instruments. With approximately $27.8 billion assets under management, Sankaty invests in a wide variety of securities and investments, including leveraged loans, high-yield bonds, distressed/stressed debt, mezzanine debt, structured products and equities. Sankaty's Middle Market Group has invested nearly $2.5 billion in over 100 transactions since inception in 1998. Sankaty's Middle Market Group is actively looking to invest in companies with greater than $10 million of EBITDA. The firm is targeting opportunities in which it can invest $20-75 million, and has the ability to fund and hold up to $150 million.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    David McCarthy Managing Director
    James Kellogg Managing Director
    Jerry Hawkins Managing Director
    Jonathan Desimone Managing Director
    Jonathan Lavine Managing Director


    Portfolio companies include:

      Acord Holdings
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      American Institute of Gastric Banding
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      Augusta Lumber
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      Continental Cement Company
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      Davis Petroleum
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      Encompass Group Affiliates
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      Farley Windows
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      Greg Norman Collection
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      Hamilton Specialty Bar
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      Harvest Time Bread Company
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      Henry's Wrecker Service
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      Horizon Food Group
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      K&K Ironworks
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      Kelvin Hughes
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      Latrobe Specialty Steel Company
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      Michael's Finer Meats
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      Midstate Mechanical
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      MITY Enterprises
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      Motorsports Investment Group
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      Portuguese Baking Company
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      Prototech Laser
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      Publishing Group of America
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      Pulse Home Products
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      Renal Advantage
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      Restaurant Technologies
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      Roadrunner Transportation Services
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      Rotorcraft Leasing Company
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      RWI Construction
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      Sandy Alexander
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      Secure Products International
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      Turner Brothers
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      Wood Mackenzie
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