There are many types of firms, businesses, and equity centers in the world. This is one of the reasons it is often hard to choose one that best fits your specific situation, as well as one that has enough pull to get things done for you. When it comes to companies, Lincolnshire Management is definitely one to have on your side. They have been around since 1986, which is quite impressive in the world of private equity firms. Based in New York City, it was founded by Steven Kumble and Frank Wright, meaning it has been in business for over 30 years.
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Frank Wright is one of the founders of Lincolnshire Management, actually spent a large amount of time running the special finances division of another trust company prior to founding this one. After his passing in 1992, the company was run by James Tozer, who was succeeded by T.J. Maloney in 2005. The other original founder, Steven Kumble, left to start his own equity company in 2005.
Among the many investments Lincolnshire Management has under its belt, some of the more commonly known ones are American Coach Lines, Riddell, and Prince Sports. It also acquired the Wabash National Corporation in 2009. All in all, the company has done very good for itself despite having a variety of people at the helm in the past 3 decades.
The firm has raised around 1.7 million dollars and has more than 55 different completed investments under its name. Having not raised its first equity until 1994, it has managed to stay in the running among some of the best equity companies that are around. Its most recent equity fund is the whopping 835 million-dollar Lincolnshire Equity Fund IV. They even have Alaska Clubs under their belt, which is about as far away as you can get from Chicago, meaning their reach is very far indeed.