Periscope Equity promotes Hinkle to principal

Periscope Equity said May 16 that Eric Hinkle was promoted to principal.


CHICAGO, IL – May 16, 2019 – Periscope Equity, a Chicago-based private equity firm that invests in lower-middle market technology-enabled business services companies, announced today that Eric Hinkle has been promoted to Principal.

Eric is responsible for identifying and developing theses for new platform opportunities, executing transactions, and working closely with portfolio company management teams to achieve strategic initiatives. He currently serves on the board of Sentrics, an integrated senior living technology platform.

“Eric has been instrumental in the development of our senior living technology platform, Sentrics, completing three acquisitions in the fourth quarter of 2018. He has made significant contributions to the firm and identified attractive investment opportunities within our sector-focused strategy,” said Steve Jarmel, Partner at Periscope Equity. “This promotion is well deserved, and we look forward to Eric continuing to support the firm’s success.”

About Periscope Equity LLC:
Periscope Equity is a Chicago-based private equity firm focused on investments in technology-enabled business services companies across five key verticals, including marketing services, healthcare services, security services, software and outsourcing. Periscope specifically targets companies that are founder-owned, with mission-critical products and service offerings, a history of sustainable profitability and known avenues to accelerate growth. In alignment with proven management teams, Periscope provides strategic, operational and commercial expertise to drive superior investment returns. For more information, please visit