ShoreView Named a Top Founder-Friendly Private Equity Firm by Inc. Magazine

October 2020
Firm News

For the second consecutive year, ShoreView has been named a Top 50 Founder-Friendly Firm by Inc. Magazine. The list highlights ShoreView’s successful track record of partnering with entrepreneurs. ShoreView is one of only 18 firms to earn the distinction in consecutive years.

Since inception, ShoreView’s core strategy has been partnering with family and entrepreneurial-owned businesses. ShoreView tailors each investment to meet the objectives of the business owners and, as a partner, supports management from the board level.

Firms were chosen for the list based on history of partnering with founder-led companies, portfolio company performance, and direct conversation with entrepreneurs regarding their experiences.

For more information on ShoreView or to discuss a relevant opportunity, please reach out to Brittney Upman at

About ShoreView

Founded in 2002, ShoreView is a Minneapolis based private equity firm that has raised over $1.3 billion of committed capital across four funds. ShoreView partners with family or entrepreneurial-owned companies across many sectors, including engineered products, distribution, industrial services, business services, healthcare, and niche consumer products. ShoreView structures a variety of acquisition, recapitalization and build-up transactions, typically in businesses with revenues ranging between $20 million and $300 million.

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