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Huron Capital Closes on $142 Million for Inaugural Non-Control Private Equity Fund


Sixpoint Partners served as exclusive global placement agent for
Huron Capital's sixth fund – The Huron Flex Equity Fund

Sixpoint Partners, a leading global investment bank serving the middle
market, today announced the successful closing of The Huron Flex Equity
Fund, L.P. ("Huron Flex Fund"), with $142 million of total capital
commitments. The Huron Flex Fund, which is the sixth investment vehicle
for Huron Capital Partners ("Huron Capital") since 1999, easily
surpassed its initial target of $100 million after only seven months in
the market. Similar to Huron Capital's other funds, The Huron Flex
Fund's diversified investor base includes endowments, foundations,
multi-manager funds, corporate pensions and family offices. The Huron
Flex Fund received strong support from existing Huron Capital investors
as well as a number of new LP relationships.

The Huron Flex Fund is the inaugural expansion of Huron Capital's
established and growing investment platform serving the broader lower
middle market. Huron Flex Fund expects to leverage the firm's deep
origination, due diligence, and operating resources to source and
execute attractive investment opportunities. Huron Flex Fund will make
non-control investments to provide customized and flexible solutions to
help business owners accomplish a variety of growth and liquidity
objectives. As with the other funds managed through the Huron platform,
Huron Flex Fund will draw from Huron's strengths as a value-added
partner, using Huron Capital's broad operational, financial and
strategic resources to help businesses grow while allowing some or all
of the existing shareholder group to retain its controlling interest.
The senior members of the Huron Flex Fund team include Doug Sutton and
Charlie Sheridan, who together have a successful 20+ year history of
sourcing, closing and managing non-control investments in lower middle
market companies.

"We deeply value the tremendous confidence and broad support that our
new and existing investors have placed with our experienced investment
team. We remain focused on delivering strong returns to our LP base
across the platform," said Brian Demkowicz, Managing Partner of Huron
Capital. "We are focused on remaining a strategic solution provider to
our limited partners and working with them to identify attractive entry
points in the lower middle market. Our goal is to leverage our
buy-and-build strategy in partnership with seasoned executives to
improve and grow our businesses through strategic initiatives,
operational improvements and add-on acquisitions throughout the lower
middle market."

"We are proud to represent Huron Capital and view their expansion into
non-control equity as the first step into a broader, measured expansion
in the lower middle market," said Eric Zoller, Founder & Partner at
Sixpoint Partners. "The private equity market continues to evolve and
Huron Capital remains at the forefront of this evolution. The Huron Flex
Fund team is a proven group of investors that fit strategically with
Huron Capital's competitive advantages."

Larry Smith, Partner at Sixpoint Partners added, "Huron Capital's long
track record of success and proven ability to source attractive
investment opportunities within the lower middle market make it an ideal
partner for investors seeking to broaden their exposure to this segment
of the market. Huron Flex Fund is off to a great start and serves as a
strong example of how institutional sponsors can thoughtfully leverage
their platform and institutional resources for the benefit of their
limited partners."

About Huron Capital

Based in Detroit, Huron Capital is an operationally-focused private
equity firm with a long history of growing lower middle-market companies
through its proprietary ExecFactor® buy-and-build investment model.
Huron Capital prefers situations where it can help companies reach their
full potential by combining its operational approach, substantial
capital base, and transaction experience with seasoned operating

Founded in 1999, Huron Capital has raised over $1.8 billion in capital
through six committed private equity funds and invested in over 150
companies. The Huron Capital buy-and-build investment model includes
equity recapitalizations, family succession transactions, market-entry
strategies, corporate carve-outs, and management buyouts of companies
having revenues up to $200 million. Huron Capital targets both control
and non-control investments in fundamentally-sound companies that can
benefit from the firm's operational approach to creating value. Huron
Capital's sector focus includes business services, consumer products &
services and specialty industrials. For more information, please visit

About Sixpoint Partners

Sixpoint Partners is a leading global investment bank focused on
delivering strategic advisory and fundraising solutions for the
middle-market private equity industry. The firm's core areas of focus
include (i) primary fund placement and strategic advisory, (ii)
secondaries advisory and (iii) co-investment placement across a wide
range of industries, strategies and geographies. Sixpoint Partners has a
reputation for its direct, results-driven style and for delivering
innovative solutions to complex problems in order to create long-term
value for clients. Sixpoint is headquartered in New York with offices in
Chicago, San Francisco, Austin and Hong Kong. For more information,
please visit

Sixpoint Partners, LLC, is a registered broker/dealer, member FINRA (
and SIPC (
Sixpoint Partners Asia Limited is licensed by the Securities and Futures
Commission (

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