Pritzker Group

Managing Partner

Years with firm: 14

Tony Pritzker, co-founder and managing partner of Pritzker Group, has more than 20 years of experience leading middle-market companies. Previously, he served as chairman of AmSafe Partners, president of Baker Tanks, and oversaw Stainless Industrial Cos. Pritzker received his MBA from the University of Chicago and his bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College, where he serves on the board. He is also co-chair of UCLA’s Centennial Campaign, and sits on the boards of the Hammer Museum and Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Industry specialization: Venture capital: enterprise, consumer technology, digital health care, and emerging technology. Private capital: manufactured products, services, and health care.

Deal range: Venture capital: typically $3 million to $8 million, but have been as high as $62 million. Private capital: investments focused on middle-market companies, with an enterprise value typically between $100 million and $750 million.

Recent transactions: Venture capital: Dollar Shave Club (acquired by Unilever), HelloGiggles (acquired by Time Inc.), AwesomenessTV, and BigFrame (acquired by DreamWorks). Private capital: PathGroup and ProAmPac, and add-on acquisitions for Clinical Innovations, Entertainment Cruises, Milestone AV Technologies, Technimark, and PLZ Aeroscience.

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