About Us

M/C Partners is a private equity firm with more than 35 years of experience investing in small and mid-size businesses in the digital infrastructure and technology services sectors.

Our Mission

We look to apply our specialized expertise and collaborate with our portfolio companies to maximize long term value.ย ย 
M/C Partners is built on
  • Integrity: We are committed to always doing the right thing.
  • Transparency: We are straightforward and honest; there are no surprises.
  • Excellence: We are relentless in our pursuit of exceptional results.

The M/C PartnersAdvantage

Our commitment to industry, strategy and investments coupled with our patience for long-term value has earned us the trust of our management teams and investors. We are collaborative partners every step of the way.

Our investments are guided by these key elements:

  • Thesis Driven

    The firm specializes in the early identification of the most promising emerging services sectors within digital infrastructure and technology services . We proactively seek out well-positioned entrepreneurial managers and companies that fit our thesis. We back aggressive, insightful executives who have the capacity to build substantial companies and to create significant shareholder value.

  • Lead Investor

    We are typically the first institutional investor in our portfolio companies and in most cases, lead the round if there are co-investors. Our proven company building expertise frequently draws entrepreneurs and organizations that are seeking investment leadership and organizational management guidance.

  • Value Add Investor

    We participate actively in the company's growth and success as a member of the Board of Directors. The proactive role we take in assisting management has contributed significantly to our long term track record of top quartile performance. We maintain a hands-on approach with the company's senior executive team to provide value-added input that includes perspectives on strategy development, recruiting senior team members, capital raising and M&A.

  • Industry Focus

    M/C Partners focuses on digital infrastructure and technology services

  • Investment Size

    Our investments typically range in size from $10m to $50m of equity.

Message From the Partners


Swipe left and right for more


Gillis S. Cashman

Managing Partner

Our conviction in the communications and technology services sectors is stronger than ever and we are well-positioned to identify unique opportunities that fit our investment strategy.

Brian M. Clark

Managing Partner

Our investment strategy and niche focus on businesses within the Communications and Technology Services sectors, combined with most of our portfolio companies generating recurring revenue under long-term contracts, provides us with confidence and stability, even in a very uncertain environment.

David D. Croll

Managing Partner

We have invested through many economic cycles and our successful results have earned the trust and respect of our LPs and portfolio management teams.

James F. Wade

Managing Partner

For nearly 40 years, M/C Partners has cultivated a foundation of deep industry knowledge and experience and we currently have the strongest team we have had in the history of the firm.





Get in touch Weโ€™re ready when you are.