First Atlantic Capital

477 Madison Avenue Suite 330,
New York, New York 10022
United States,

First Atlantic Capital is a private equity firm that seeks investments in medium sized US-based businesses valued between $100 and $500 million. Sectors of interest include business services, industrial and consumer goods, packaging, plastics, food processing, general manufacturing, and value-added distribution. First Atlantic typically targets control investment situations. The firm has a particular interest in companies with strong expansion opportunities, either organic or through acquisitions, or companies with strong business foundations where a few operational improvements can substantially better financial performance. First Atlantic was formed in 1989 and is based in New York City.

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First Atlantic Capital’s most common sectors for investment are packaging (22%) and food (15%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (50%) and secondary buyout (43%). In total, First Atlantic Capital has invested in 8 US states.

In the last 3 years, First Atlantic Capital has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (46%). First Atlantic Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2002 when it sold Berry Global for $838M.

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