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Pamlico Capital Recognized on GrowthCap Top 25 Private Equity Firms for Growth Companies List

Aug 31, 2021

GrowthCap is pleased to announce The Top 25 Private Equity Firms for Growth Companies of 2021. This year’s awardees represent some of the most successful firms of the modern era in building businesses. They were selected based on their consistent ability to employ proprietary resources beyond financial capital to help their portfolio companies scale and create lasting value. Many of the firms listed have been well established and well known for decades while others have proven their merit in more recent years. Over 900 firms were considered at the start of the process.

Nominations were closely evaluated and most consideration was placed on the uniqueness of a firm’s capabilities across market intelligence, strategic analysis, operational improvements, executive networks, mergers and acquisitions, sales organization effectiveness, and other key areas. Portfolio company examples of a firm’s success aiding management teams in implementing business improvements were instrumental to the ranking. We also factored in third-party feedback received directly from CEOs, executives, and other professionals.

Additionally, we examined each firm’s culture, organizational growth over time and its commitment to ESG. Not surprisingly, these three factors were heavily correlated. The best firms had a strong culture which set the foundation for expansive organizational growth in the ensuing years. A thoughtful and integrated ESG approach has helped to ensure more cohesive interrelationships among all key stakeholders including portfolio companies, limited partners and the firm’s own employees, therefore leading to an exceptional culture.

Please join us in recognizing The Top 25 Private Equity Firms for Growth Companies of 2021.

TA Associates, Summit Partners, General Atlantic, Thoma Bravo, Vista Equity Partners, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Trilantic North America, Accel-KKR, Great Hill Partners, Bain Capital Tech Opportunities, Kayne Partners, LLR Partners, Pamlico Capital, FTV Capital, Monomoy Capital Partners, Mainsail Partners, Long Ridge, Blue Point Capital Partners, Norwest, VIG Partners, WestView Capital Partners and others.

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About Pamlico

Pamlico Capital is a private equity firm founded in 1988 that invests in growing middle market companies in North America. Pamlico Capital seeks control-oriented growth equity investments of up to $200 million alongside founders and proven leaders in its target industries: communications, healthcare IT, information services, tech-enabled services and software. The firm, based in Charlotte, NC, has assets under management of approximately $3.5 billion. For additional information, please visit