About Parallel49 Equity

Parallel49 Equity is a leading private equity firm that invests in profitable, well-managed, lower middle-market companies in the U.S. and Canada. Since its founding in 1996, the firm and its predecessor have managed over C$1.2 billion of investor capital.

Parallel49 Equity has a reputation for honesty, integrity and quality transactions. We work with sellers to ensure a smooth transition. We develop a shared vision with go-forward managers to identify growth opportunities and execute strategic plans. Our long history of successful partnerships with management teams and owners has been built on a culture of open communication, consensus-based decision making and mutual respect.

Parallel49 Equity’s highly respected reputation and track record position us favorably as a prospective acquirer. We provide quick turnaround and feedback for all transactions we review.  Parallel49 Equity has a history of successfully acquiring strategic add-on acquisitions to enhance its platform companies’ competitive positions. 

Parallel49 Equity’s significant growth since inception is testament to our investment track record.  Through the years, we have adhered to the same value-oriented strategy.  Crucial to our success is a stable team of highly experienced investment professionals with varied and complementary backgrounds and skills, as well as our relationships within the business and investment community.