Frontenac completes recapitalization of GNAP

By Chris Witkowsky — 11 months ago

Frontenac Company has completed the majority recapitalization of GNAP, LLC, a specialty abrasives distributor. Financial details were not disclosed. The recap represents Frontenac’s fourth investment from its 10th investment fund, which closed in 2014.


F+W Media Acquires Aspire Media

By Angela Sormani — 3 years ago

F+W Media has acquired Aspire Media, parent company of Interweave, from private equity firms Frontenac Company and Catalyst Investors, and several members of the Interweave management team. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. PRESS RELEASE F+W Media, Inc. Chairman & CEO David Nussbaum announced today the acquisition of Aspire Media LLC, parent company of […]


LBC Credit Backs Recap of Wenner Bread Products

4 years ago

LBC Credit Partners acted as the sole lender for a $36.5 million one-stop senior credit facility to support Frontenac Company‘s recapitalization of Wenner Bread Products, the company announced Thursday. Wenner Bread is a manufacturer of frozen, par-baked, and fully-baked dough, breads and rolls. LBC Credit also make an equity co-investment in Wenner as part of the deal. Frontenac Company is a Chicago-based private investment firm.


Frontenac Closed Fund After Two Years, Apparently

By Erin Griffith — 7 years ago

Frontenac Company, a lower middle market private equity firm based in Chicago, quietly closed its ninth buyout fund in December, according to Thomson One Banker’s database. T1 Banker gets its info directly from the firms. The firm did not return multiple calls for comment. The reason, perhaps, is that it appears Frontenac lowered its fund […]