Levine Leichtman Capital Partners is an independent investment firm that invests in middle market companies located in the United States. LLCP manages approximately $6 billion of institutional capital 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, and London. 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. (Structured Equity Fund), Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Deep Value Fund II, L.P. (Private Capital Solutions & Distressed Debt Fund), Levine Leichtman Capital Partners SBIC Fund, L.P. (Small Business focused Fund) and Levine Leichtman Capital Partners California Growth Fund (California focused Small Cap Fund).
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.