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GrowthCap Recognizes Pamlico Capital as a Top Private Equity Firm of 2023

Sep 19, 2023

GrowthCap is pleased to announce The Top Private Equity Firms of 2023. This year’s nominees underwent a rigorous process to be selected. In addition to evaluating nomination submissions and the research and information we receive on each firm, we paid close attention to what each firm’s real reputation was among CEOs, LPs, and other GPs. We held conversations to discern what firm culture is like, the degree to which a firm helps its portfolio companies, overall firm growth and performance, and commitment to ESG, among other factors. And in some cases, we have known the firms and their key leaders for many years.

Founders and CEOs work tirelessly for much of their lives to build their companies and when it comes time for them to partner with a private equity firm, they deserve to know who they can trust. We received hundreds of nominations and after close examination and deliberation, and after the vast majority of firms were eliminated, the below firms were ultimately deemed to be this year’s best of the best.

The below list is comprised of the best private equity firms at scaling companies—they are growth focused. They represent various segments of the market from large cap to middle market to emerging growth and they are either multi-sector or focused on a single sector such as software or technology. Many of the firms are long-standing pillars of the private equity industry while others have been scaling rapidly over the past one to two decades or have chosen to stay specialized in their particular market niche.

Please join us in recognizing The Top Private Equity Firms of 2023.

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*For this award, Pamlico paid a fee for inclusion once selected from the candidate pool. Please see our Disclosures page below for additional information.

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