SBIA Welcomes 6 Additional New Members in 2019

2019 New Members

Small Business Investor Alliance (SBIA) is excited to welcome six (6) new members, increasing the new member count for 2019 to twenty-eight (28). By joining SBIA, each organization has strengthened their stride to promote investments and growth in the middle market. As the go-to association for advocacy, networking, and support, members access a strong, well-respected lobbying team on Capitol Hill and premier events that provide exceptional peer-to-peer networking and education. SBIA has over 240 active members that contribute to all sides of the lower middle market, and 84% of those members are Funds or LPs. Check out SBIA’s members page for the full list of members.

If you are interested in joining SBIA or have questions about membership, please email SBIA Membership Team or call 202-628-5055.

Genesis Parks

Genesis Park is a well established regional private equity firm founded in 1999 and based in Houston, Texas.  The partners Paul Hobby, Peter Shaper, and Steve Gibson have worked together for more than 25 years focusing on private equity and debt investing in the lower middle market.  The firm has significant deal flow that is suitable for a SBIC fund.  Genesis Park invests across industries and focuses on opportunities in the Southern U.S.


Ironworks Capital Partners

Ironworks Capital Partners was founded by Tom Hoyt and Monro Lanier. Each partner has an excess of 20 years of SBIC experience. Ironworks Capital is targeting smaller companies seeking $1 – 5 million in capital in the underserved regions of the US: the South and Midwest, with offices in Dallas, Texas and Huntsville, Alabama. Ironworks has developed strategic partnerships to assist it accessing opportunities with veteran-led companies and minority-led companies seeking a blend of mezzanine debt and equity.



Mizzen Capital

Mizzen Capital is an SBIC fund in formation. Mizzen is focused on senior secured debt in lower middle market companies with EBITDA from $2 million to $10 million. Mizzen Capital is a woman owned SBIC fund in formation with greenlight approval from the SBA and $25 million of capital committed from family offices and banks. We are investing as senior secured debt in lower middle market companies with EBITDA with $2 million to $10 million.



  People’s United Bank            

People’s United Bank is a community-based, regional bank established in 1842 and based in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The bank offers commercial and retail banking, as well as wealth management services. The bank’s commercial banking practice includes treasury management services, capital markets, commercial finance, real estate finance, fund finance, equipment loans and leasing, asset-based lending and risk management.



Source Capital

Source Capital is a lower-middle-market private equity and direct lending firm headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. The firm makes equity investments and debt investments in mature, lower middle-market companies, across a range of industries including business services, light manufacturing, consumer products, healthcare, and value-added distribution. During its 17-year history, the firm has completed over 80 investment transactions consisting of direct lending, change of control buy-outs and add-on acquisitions.



Skyline Investors

Skyline Investors is a Los Angeles-based investment firm founded by Kevin Tom and Jeremy May. Skyline’s anchor investor is Wedbush, which has the largest brokerage and research firm on the West Coast, providing Skyline market intel and unconventional dealflow. Skyline pursues an opportunistic investment strategy given 1.) the principals breadth of institutional experience across private equity, credit and special situations, and 2.) the recognition of the current point of the economic cycle.
Kevin and Jeremy and both UC Berkeley Golden Bears.



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