Enlightenment Capital raises $250 mln for third fund

Enlightenment Capital has closed its third fund at a hard cap of $250 million, beating its $200 million target. Metric Point Capital served as placement agent for the fund while Hogan Lovells provided legal counsel.


Chevy Chase, Maryland – May 2, 2019: Enlightenment Capital, an Aerospace, Defense & Government focused investment firm based in the Washington, DC area, has closed its third flagship fund with $250 million in capital commitments. The fund closed at its fundraising hard cap and above its $200 million target.

Enlightenment Capital will continue to execute on its strategy of serving as a strategic investor in middle-market companies in the Aerospace, Defense & Government sector and a critical partner to management teams in the space.

“We greatly appreciate the investors who continue to support us, as well as the new investors who are partnering with us for the first time,” said Devin Talbott, Managing Partner and Founder of Enlightenment Capital. “We are excited to continue working with best-in-class management teams and innovative companies that are looking to enhance their efforts with a strategic investment from our firm.”

Placement agent Metric Point Capital provided support for the fundraise. Hogan Lovells served as legal counsel.

About Enlightenment Capital
Enlightenment Capital, a Washington, DC area based private investment firm, provides senior debt, mezzanine debt, and equity to middle market companies in the Aerospace, Defense & Government (ADG) sector. The firm partners with businesses that provide vital services, protect critical infrastructure, innovate cyber and data solutions, enhance decision making capabilities, engineer aerospace systems, safeguard national security, and endeavor to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow. For more information, visit www.enlightenment-cap.com.