News: 20202020-03-17T14:26:26-05:00

News: 2020

Shore Capital Partners Adds Justin Bentley to Lead Capital Markets

Private Equity Firm Makes Strategic Hire to Support Growth December 18, 2020 --CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Shore Capital Partners (“Shore”), a private equity firm focused on microcap investments within the Healthcare and Food and Beverage industries, is pleased to announce Justin Bentley has joined the firm as Head of Capital Markets. Justin is responsible for leading the firm’s capital markets efforts, including the financing activities of all new investments and portfolio companies, as well as developing and managing banking and intermediary relationships. "It is my pleasure to welcome Justin to Shore," said Justin Ishbia, Managing Partner. "His impressive track-record and deep understanding of [...]

Shore Capital Partners Announces Partnership with Old World Spices and Seasonings

November 19, 2020 06:30 AM Eastern Standard Time CHICAGO & OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Shore Capital Partners (“Shore” or “Shore Capital”) is pleased to announce it has completed a recapitalization of Old World Spices and Seasonings (the “Company” or “Old World”), a manufacturer of custom ingredient solutions based in Overland Park, Kansas. Founded in 1988 as Industrial Ingredient Sales, Inc. by John Jungk, Old World is a manufacturer of custom blended spices, seasonings, ingredients, dry food products, and sauces for the retail, foodservice, and industrial channels. Old World operates out of an SQF certified 78,000 sq. foot manufacturing facility in Concordia, [...]

Shore Capital Partners Announces Partnership with Women’s Health Group

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Shore Capital Partners (“Shore”), a Chicago-based private equity firm, is pleased to announce it has entered into a strategic partnership with the Women’s Health Group (“WHG”). WHG, led by founder Dr. Stephen Volin, is a leading obstetrics and gynecology (“OB/GYN”) services provider with nine locations, including a midwifery practice, birthing center, surgery center and six clinical locations in Greater Denver. WHG is a leading practice in the Denver market, offering comprehensive medical and surgical OB/GYN services including in-office procedures, pelvic support treatment, and minimally invasive surgical techniques. Shore Capital is partnering with WHG’s six existing partner physicians, Dr. Stephen [...]

Shore Tops PitchBook Q3 2020 Global List of Most Active PE and VC Firms

PitchBook -- November 13, 2020 --  Ranking the busiest PE firms, VC firms and more of Q3 -- Shore Capital Partners lacks the financial firepower of private equity giants like KKR and The Carlyle Group. But during Q3, the Chicago-based investor was the busiest private equity firm in the world. It closed 48 deals between the start of July and the end of September, outpacing the second most active firm, KKR, by 45%. Full story here. PitchBook -- November 12, 2020 -- Q3 2020 Interactive Global League Tables  -- PitchBook's Q3 2020 Global League Tables in full are below, presented in [...]

Shore Capital Partners Announces Founding of Southern Sports Medicine Partners

Strategic Partnership with Jaffe Sports Medicine Includes Four Locations in West Florida CHICAGO, IL, November 2, 2020 – Business Wire - Shore Capital Partners (“Shore”), a private equity firm, is pleased to announce it has founded Southern Sports Medicine Partners (“SSMP”), through the completion of a strategic partnership with Jaffe Sports Medicine (“JSM”). SSMP provides interventional pain management practices with administrative support, so physicians can focus on delivering the highest quality of patient care. JSM, led by founder Dr. Peter Jaffe, provides patient-centric care at four locations in the Naples, FL area. Mike Cooper, a founding partner of Shore, commented, [...]

Shore Capital Partners Named to Inc.’s 2020 Private Equity 50 List

Commitment to Partnership Lands Spot in Annual Roundtop of Top Founder-Friendly Firms CHICAGO, IL, October 30, 2020 – Shore Capital Partners (“Shore”), a private equity firm focused on microcap investments within the Healthcare and Food and Beverage industries, is pleased to announce its recognition on Inc.’s annual Private Equity 50 list of the most Founder-friendly private equity firms. “Being recognized as a top choice for Founders is a proof point for our vision to be the premier microcap investor and first choice for entrepreneurs and executives seeking a growth partner," said Justin Ishbia, Managing Partner. "Our management philosophy is [...]

Shore Capital Partners Announces New Team Members

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Shore Capital Partners (“Shore”), a private equity firm focused on microcap investments within the Healthcare and Food and Beverage industries, is pleased to announce three new senior additions to its Chicago team. These roles support Shore’s continued growth and strategy to provide operational expertise to portfolio companies. "It is my pleasure to welcome Alex, Ankeet and Riley to Shore," said Justin Ishbia, Managing Partner. "Each will play an important role in our vision to be the premier microcap investor. We look forward to their contributions and teamwork." Alex Nevill, Senior Associate. Prior to joining Shore, Mr. Nevill held a [...]

Shore Capital Partners announced sale of Florida Autism Center

March 4, 2020 – Shore Capital Partners (“Shore”), a Chicago-based private equity firm focused on microcap investments within the Healthcare and Food and Beverage industries, is pleased to announce the sale of its autism services portfolio company, Florida Autism Center / Fusion Autism Center (“FAC”), to BlueSprig Pediatrics (“BlueSprig”), a leading Houston, Texas based provider of autism services. Shore Capital partnered with FAC founder Chryssy Moor’s four locations in 2015 with a goal of building the leading autism services platform in the southeast. Led by Chief Executive Officer Kristy Rohwedder, the team at FAC has evolved from its entrepreneurial beginnings [...]