CapitalWorks is a Midwestern and family-focused private equity firm that encourages knowledgeable investors to partner with us in finding, vetting and owning companies. We acquire lower middle-market companies primarily in the manufacturing, aerospace and medical industries and give them the capital, support and freedom to grow.

Invest and engage

What you know matters to us. We encourage active participation by our investors in due diligence and corporate governance. And we regularly host events that bring together our network of investors, portfolio company managers and advisors to share ideas. Which is why so many active and retired entrepreneurs and executives and their families are part of our family.
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Family-focused private equity

From the companies we buy to the tax timing of transactions to how we personally work with clients, CapitalWorks serves entrepreneurial and high net worth families and individuals who want an active relationship with their private equity investments as part of a network of entrepreneurs and business executives. In short, we embrace family, connection and community.
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Working with CapitalWorks

Diligence. Discipline. Straight talk. Courtesy. Promises kept. Whether you want us as your partner in a business transition or would like to invest with us, you’ll find we bring these values to every interaction. From active involvement to regular communication, We ask and honor how you prefer to participate in private equity investing. We welcome your inquiries and respect your confidentiality.
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CapitalWorks News

Growth creates associate position...

With investing from our fourth fund, expansion of the number of companies in[...]

CapitalWorks Successfully Completes Two Portfolio Compan...

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Cleveland based private equity firm CapitalWorks has successfully completed[...]

Capewell Systems acquires Aerial Machine and Tool...

(SOUTH WINDSOR, CT) Capewell Systems has acquired Aerial Machine and Tool Corporation,[...]

Chris O'Dell to retire; Brittany Roth joins CapitalWorks...

It is with mixed emotions that we announce Chris O’Dell’s retirement from[...]

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