Levine Leichtman Capital Partners is an independent investment firm that invests in middle market companies located in the United States and Europe. LLCP has managed approximately $7.5 billion of institutional capital since its inception on behalf of itself and its worldwide network of investors. These investors include state and corporate pension plans, insurance companies, fund of funds, family offices, foundations and endowments. Established in California in 1984 by Arthur E. Levine and Lauren B. Leichtman, the Firm has expanded geographically with offices in Los Angeles, Dallas, Chicago, New York, London, and The Hague. The Firm has a proven business philosophy of investing along side entrepreneurs who believe in their company’s growth and want substantial equity ownership.
LLCP’s private equity activities are conducted through Levine Leichtman Capital Partners IV, L.P. and Levine Leichtman Capital Partners V, L.P. (Structured Equity Funds), Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Private Capital Solutions, L.P. (Private Capital Solutions & Various Debt Fund), LLCP Lower Middle Market Fund, L.P. (Small Business focused Fund) and Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Europe, L.P.
LLCP’s leveraged finance activities include the management of bank loans, high yield bonds and special situation investments through structured investment products.
LLCP’s ability to invest senior floating rate debt through common equity provides us the flexibility to finance the entire capital structure thereby shortening the investment process and bringing more certainty to transaction closings.