JZ Partners, LLC, based in Chicago and New York, advises the private investment activity of JZ Capital Partners Limited (JZ Capital), a closed-end fund, founded in 1986, with more than $1 billion of assets under management. JZ Capital has established a track record of investing alongside the owners and management teams of privately held businesses over the past three decades to build successful companies and create long-term value.
Private Capital for Private Companies
JZ Capital’s private investment activity is conducted through a closed-end fund, which affords a company the flexibility to grow without restrictive investment mandates, time horizons or capital structures. A long-established philosophy of patient capital and conservative investment structure helps to ensure continuity of company culture and the entrepreneurial spirit.
Having invested in privately held businesses for nearly 30 years, JZ Capital is highly experienced at investing across multiple end-markets and geographies. JZ Capital has closed more than 150 investments since 1986, providing liquidity to shareholders and future growth opportunities to the underlying companies.
JZ Capital recognizes that each transaction is unique. Shareholder motivation, growth strategy and investment structure will vary on a company-by-company basis. JZ Capital works closely with shareholders to structure tailored transactions that rewards them for the business they have built, while at the same time aligning interests with management and positioning the company for future growth.
Growth Oriented Approach
Operating under a management centric investment philosophy, JZ Capital is dedicated to building value in each company through post-transaction investments and collaborative strategic growth planning. This approach has helped generate tremendous value for the ongoing shareholders, management and employees of the companies in which JZ Capital invests.