McNally Capital (“McNally”), a leader in Direct Family Capital, is pleased to announce its latest honor in being selected as one of the 2021 TOP 50 Private Equity Firms in the Middle Market™. The focus of this awards program is to acknowledge highly reputable small- and mid-sized firms that have great teams and exceptional track records and that demonstrate significant deal and fundraising activity. McNally’s inclusion in the TOP 50 PE list is a testament to the firm’s track record of successfully bringing family capital and industry expertise to family- and founder-owned businesses.
“McNally is proud to be selected as one of the TOP 50 PE Firms for the fourth year in a row,” stated Ward McNally, Managing Partner and Founder. “Our inclusion on this respected list of highly accomplished firms is an important recognition of the reputation we have built and earned. We are honored to be recognized and grateful for our entire team behind our success and continued growth.”
McNally continues its differentiated investment strategy of investing in family- and founder-owned companies in the Aerospace & Defense, Industrial Products & Services, and Business Services sectors. “We are grateful for our investors and the continued growth of our long-term partnerships with our portfolio companies and management teams,” said Beth Rahn, Principal and Head of Family Capital at McNally. “Our family capital backing offers a differentiated model for founders and management owners to partner with likeminded investors, enabling us to grow our companies and create value over the long term.”
In November 2020, McNally launched McNally Capital Fund II, LP (the “Fund”), the firm’s lower middle market buyout fund. The Fund supports McNally’s ongoing mission of harnessing the financial, intellectual, and human capital of its family office and investor ecosystem to build value for the firm’s investors, management teams, and portfolio companies.
McNally Capital invests capital on behalf of the McNally family, who owned and operated Rand McNally & Company, as well as family offices and other likeminded investors. The firm targets thesis-driven investments in the U.S. and looks for businesses where family capital can provide a benefit to owners and management teams. McNally Capital is focused on combining the best of family capital values with institutional capabilities and sophistication. The firm is focused on lower middle market businesses with $5 to $30 million in EBITDA. McNally currently has seven active portfolio companies and one realized portfolio company [Genesys Aerosystems was sold in December 2020 to Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B)].
The ranking referenced above is announced annually by Grady Campbell Incorporated. The 2021 ranking was released on February 18, 2021. McNally Capital has paid Grady Campbell for the right to advertise the TOP 50 PE Firm in the Middle Market™ award.
About McNally Capital
McNally Capital is a family-owned private equity firm targeting thesis-driven investments in the U.S., specifically founder and management-owned companies. Formed by the McNally family, who owned and operated Rand McNally & Company, McNally Capital is dedicated to upholding a 140+ year legacy as a family-owned and operated company. For more information, please visit www.mcnallycapital.com.