Firm: Linden LLC
Fund: Linden Capital Partners LLC
Target: $300 million
Placement Agent: Park Hill Group
Park Hill Group, the New York-based placement agency owned by The
Investors in Linden’s first fund included funds-of-funds manager
Linden participates in a broad range of deal sizes, from $10 million to $2 billion. It invests in U.S. and Canada-based health care and life sciences companies in such niche markets as animal health products, health care services, hospital products and life science equipment. The firm’s six-company portfolio includes BarrierSafe Solutions International, a Reno-based company that develops, markets and distributes disposable gloves for use in the food service, health care and industrial markets; Behavioral Centers of America, a Nashville-based company that provides psychiatric health care; and Corpak MedSystems, a Wheeling, Ill.-based maker of medical devices used to treat critically ill patients.
The firm was founded in 2002 by former professionals from First Chicago Equity Capital. Its partners include Anthony Davis, Eric Larson and Brian Miller. Linden has a total of eight investment professionals, as well as 12 operating partners that help portfolio companies and evaluate potential acquisition targets.