February 01, 2024

Heartwood Partners is Proud to be named a Top 50 PE Firm in the Middle Market

Heartwood Partners has been recognized by GCI Publishing’s list of Top PE Firms in the Middle Market™ for a third consecutive year. The focus of the Top 50 PE Firms in the Middle Market™ program is to acknowledge highly reputable PE firms that have great teams, an exceptional track record, and demonstrate significant deal and fundraising activity. Private equity firms on the 2024 Top 50 PE list have earned the trust of investors and business owners.

“This year’s Top 50 PE list is exceptional. We are proud to support these leading middle market private equity firms whose relentless pursuit of excellence leads to significant advantages for their portfolio companies and limited partners.” –said Kerry Grady, Program Founder

“Once again, we are pleased to be recognized by GCI Publishing as a Top 50 PE firm in the middle market.  We continue to strive to be the most attractive partner for founder, family and management-owned businesses. Our unique higher-equity, cash-yielding buyout model has been very appealing to such owners and managers as it provides a platform from which we can work together to create lasting value through consistent plan execution.” said James Sidwa, Partner of Heartwood Partners.  

Heartwood Partners has a track record of partnering with family and management owners to help them continue to build their businesses.  Our approach combines strategic execution with conservative capital structures to support long-term growth, including organic and acquisition-driven expansion into new products, services, and end markets.  Please visit the Heartwood Partners website at www.heartwoodpartners.com to review our approach and investment portfolio. 

Please contact the following members of the investment team at Heartwood Partners with investment or add-on opportunities:

John Willert, Partner


John Newman, Principal