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CapitalWorks Named to 2021 TOP 50 PE Firms in The Middle Market™ List

CapitalWorks, a leading private equity firm, today announced that it was named a 2021 TOP 50 PE Firm in The Middle Market™. CapitalWorks’ inclusion on the TOP 50 PE list affirms its position as one of the leading private equity firms in the middle market. In naming CapitalWorks to its list, the TOP 50 PE Firms in The Middle Market recognizes CapitalWorks as a private equity investment partner of choice for entrepreneurs and families looking to grow their industrial businesses.

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CapitalWorks acquires manufacturing businesses within its core sectors of aerospace and defense, building products, motion and fluid control, electronics, polymers and industrial equipment. 

“CapitalWorks’ competitive advantage is the strength and depth of our team, our operational improvement playbook, and our Leader Advisor Network” said Dick Hollington, Director and CEO, CapitalWorks. “With the help and guidance of these industry veterans, we’ve spent 20 years partnering with middle-market management teams to improve their businessesWe are pleased to be recognized as one of the 2021 TOP 50 PE Firms in The Middle Market, and we know that our success is directly linked to the quality leadership of our portfolio company partnerships.

The Top PE Firms in the Middle Market is the original awards program for leading middle-market private equity firms. Established in 2016, the Top PE Firms in the Middle Market is the oldest and most respected program designed specifically to acknowledge and promote small and mid-sized leading private equity firms in the middle market. Recognition in the Top 50PE Firms in the Middle Market is widely regarded by private equity professionals, business owners, investment banks, and limited partners as a significant honor. Since its inception, TOP 50 PE firms have earned the respect of their peers, the media, and the public-at-large as a reliable, unbiased source of PE referrals in the middle market.

“CapitalWorks clearly demonstrates the attributes of a top private equity firm – strong leadership, excellent track record, and significant deal activity. We are proud to have CapitalWorks on the 2021 list,” said Nathan Grady, Director, The TOP 50 PE Firms in The Middle Market.

To learn more about the 2021 Top PE Firms in the Middle Market program, visit

About CapitalWorks

CapitalWorks LLC, is an industrial focused private equity firm that is backed by knowledgeable investors who partner with it in finding, vetting and owning companies. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, CapitalWorks acquires lower middle-market companies in manufacturing and industrial services industries and gives them the capital, support and freedom to grow. Recent acquisitions include ERL Commercial Marine, Libra Industries, Essco, Ohio Blow Pipe, C&M Conveyor, and GEMCITY Engineering and Manufacturing. Founded in 1999, the firm’s investors are primarily successful entrepreneurs and executives who enjoy contributing to the growth of its portfolio companies. For more information, visit

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