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About Growth Partners

Growth Partners is a private investment banking and strategic investment firm dedicated to assisting owners and senior management of emerging and middle market companies with revenues of $5 million (&TTM EBITDA of at least $1 million) to $500 million, and private equity firms, either create new equity value ("Value Creation"), or realize existing equity value ("Value Realization").Value Creation pertains to further building, or facilitating the development of a company to its next level. This is accomplished by studying the company and its industry from which the next business model refinement is derived. Typically, the refinement may entail horizontal or vertical integration, and the expression of the proposition usually entails an acquisition(s) and diversified capital formation.Value Realization pertains to preparing and executing a liquidity event on behalf of ownership. The preparation is related to both the company, via improving information systems, distilling inventory, etc., and ownership in regard to valuation education, transaction structure advertisement, post-transaction issues, etc. The liquidity event could be in the form of a minority or majority sale, or an outright sale transaction.These functions are engaged through the possession of merger & acquisition (buy side, sell side, and roll-ups), and capital formation (senior, mezzanine & equity) competencies.

Growth Partners Headquarter Location

31 Flintwest Lance Suite 200

California, 91307,

United States

(818)713-8000

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Latest Growth Partners News

Industrial Growth Partners Acquires APCT

Oct 7, 2021

Industrial Growth Partners Acquires APCT Published October, 2021 Industrial Growth Partners, in partnership with management, has acquired APCT and its affiliated entities and subsidiaries (collectively referred to as “APCT” or the “Company”). Headquartered in Santa Clara, CA, APCT is a designer and manufacturer of low volume, high mix advanced technology printed circuit boards, including multi-layer rigid, high density interconnect (HDI), rigid-flex and flexible circuits. The Company specializes in quick turn, prototype and low-volume production manufacturing for critical applications within the aerospace & defense, medical, data center, and other industrial end markets. The products manufactured by APCT are commonly sole-sourced and serve applications that require North America-based manufacturing due to low volume, high mix nature of orders, short lead time requirements and sensitive security or intellectual property considerations. APCT is a customer-centric business, differentiated through its technical expertise and consultative engineering approach, manufacturing capabilities, reputation for quality and broad product offering of complex, advanced technologies. “IGP’s familiarity and experience within our core markets and products through current and prior investments make them the ideal partner for APCT,” commented Steve Robinson, CEO of APCT. “The entire APCT team is excited to partner with IGP and leverage their resources for strategic and operational support as we continue to grow and strengthen our business. IGP’s expertise and proven track record make them the right partner as we continue with our next phase of growth.”   Acquisition Details On October 5, 2021, Industrial Growth Partners V, L.P., in partnership with management and certain outside investors, acquired APCT, marking the twelfth platform investment for IGP’s fifth fund. The transaction creates a platform for APCT to accelerate its growth by aggressively pursuing its strategic initiatives. The acquisition is an ideal fit with IGP’s strategy of investing in niche industrial companies with leading market positions, significant growth opportunities and outstanding management teams. To learn more about APCT, please visit www.apct.com .

Growth Partners Team

2 Team Members

Growth Partners has 2 team members, including current Managing Partner, Jeffrey R. Knakal.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Jeffrey R. Knakal

Managing Partner

Current

Mike Borman

President

Former

Name

Jeffrey R. Knakal

Mike Borman

Work History

Title

Managing Partner

President

Status

Current

Former

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