Financial Sponsors

FDP has worked with private equity, credit, family offices, hedge funds, alternative lenders, and independent sponsors to drive investor returns. We preserve and create shareholder value in portfolio companies by working with financial sponsors and management to create and execute plans to drive market beating returns.

The seasoned advisors at FDP have experience as private investors themselves and understand that closing a transaction is the first step in the process of creating investment returns. Highly leveraged transactions are often built on multi-year financial forecasts that often change due to fluctuations in the market, technology, or management.  FDP has experience driving EBTIDA to meet the high principal and interest payment demands of leveraged lending, and works with banks, mezzanine lenders, and financial sponsors to deliver desirable outcomes for all parties. 

FDP News

Oct - 23

Max Bechtel and Austin Curtis join Fort Dearborn Partners

Please join us in welcoming the newest members of the Fort Dearborn Team, Max Bechtel and Austin Curtis.

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Apr - 23

Fort Dearborn advises Reliable Knitting Works

Fort Dearborn Partners served as the exclusive financial advisor for the refinancing of Reliable Knitting Works, a $125 Million Wisconsin-based Company.

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Oct - 22

Alice Chan joins Fort Dearborn Partners

Fort Dearborn Partners is pleased to announce that Alice Chan has joined our firm as a Director.

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