Investing Locally in Midwest Companies.

ScaleCo Capital uses its committed fund to acquire and grow transformable companies.

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For Business Owners

When you sell to ScaleCo, you get a partnership, not just a payout.

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We Invest In Scalable Companies

ScaleCo is a control private equity firm, specialized in sub $5 million EBITDA platforms in the Great Lakes Region. Our value add framework is centered on operational excellence. We transform organizations in the 4-6x valuation range, to scalable platforms with 8-10x+ exit multiples. For over 25 years, ScaleCo has managed four committed funds and invested in more than 22+ platform companies.

Target Acquisitions

  • Annual EBITDA Sub $5M
  • Investing in the Great Lakes States
  • Well-defined growth plan
  • Looking to surround the business with experienced, operational excellence

Sectors: business & financial services, training & certification, value-added distribution, manufacturing and tech-enabled software

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Adding Value Through Operational Excellence

Over a 25 year history, ScaleCo has grown its partner companies through process improvement and team alignment to increase efficiency and scale. ScaleCo implements a structured approach by appointing Operating Partners for each vertical, ensuring focused expertise and efficient process implementation.


The Lay of The Land Podcast – Brendan Anderson & Donnie Bedney

ScaleCo Capital Founder and Managing Partner, Brendan Anderson and Operating Partner Donnie Bedney Featured on The Lay of the Land Podcast June 1, 2023 In June 2023, Brendan Anderson, Founder and [...]

Cap City Dental Lab Acquires Perfect Fit Dental

Cap City Dental Lab Acquires Perfect Fit Dental May 10, 2023 ScaleCo Capital Management is pleased to announce that on Monday, May 1st, Cap City Dental Lab (“Cap City”), a ScaleCo [...]

ScaleCo Names Amy Stichnoth as Vice President of Finance

ScaleCo Names Amy Stichnoth as Vice President of Finance April 26, 2023 We are pleased to announce that Amy Stichnoth has been named as Vice President of Finance. In her role [...]

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