Education

Education continues to evolve with institutions encountering headwinds due to increasing costs and expanding supply due to online and remote learning.  Fort Dearborn has extensive experience in the Education sector from parochial high schools to colleges and universities.  Fort Dearborn understands the important role of education in fulfilling its social purpose as well as the importance placed on fund raising and managing endowments.  FDP also has assisted colleges and universities during periods of enrollment decline and increasing costs.

Highlighted Engagements

$230M
Revenue

Distributor of hardware, electronics and software licensing to K12 and colleges

$30M
Revenue

international medical society designed to advance patient outcomes

$20M
Revenue

educational seminar developer/manager for pharmaceutical companies

$15M
Revenue

technology solutions for business, government and education

$15M
Revenue

Catholic, college prep high school

$14M
Revenue

Roman Catholic private high school

$11M
Revenue

health club, camps, early childhood education & after school programs

$10M
Revenue

Private high school

$7M
Revenue

non-profit social services corporation

Experienced Professionals

FDP News

Dec - 21

Fort Dearborn Partners advises Foodservice Provider

Fort Dearborn Partners, Inc. served as the exclusive financial advisor to an Illinois-based foodservice provider and refinanced $17,500,000 of debt.

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Jul - 21

Brian Hartford joins Fort Dearborn Partners

Fort Dearborn Partners is pleased to announce that Brian Hartford has joined the firm as a Senior Director.

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May - 21

Fort Dearborn Advises Kanaflex Corporation, USA

Kanaflex Corporation USA (“Kanaflex” or the “Company”) is an industrial hose manufacturer with operations in Vernon Hills (IL), Compton (CA), and... Read More