Financing Partners for the Lower Middle Market

Trusted. Experienced. Committed.

Founded in Minneapolis, MN in 1993, Northstar Capital has been a trusted financing partner for lower middle market financial sponsors, business owners, and management teams. Guided by Midwestern values and over 25 years of experience investing in the lower middle market, Northstar Capital brings integrity, experience, and commitment to each of its partnerships.




Committed Capital Raised


Funds Raised



Years of Combined Partner Experience



Platform Investments

Building strong relationships since 1993

We work with our partners to ensure deals go smoothly from start to finish. We stay active throughout the deal to make certain we provide value to each of our partners.

About Us

A Range of Solutions for Each Situation

We provide terms and structures that will ultimately facilitate productive working relationships between financing partners, financial sponsors, business owners, and management teams.

Investment Criteria




Subordinated debt (up to)




Equity co-investment (up to)

Maturity and experience make the difference

Our core team has been together since 1993. In that time, we’ve built strong relationships and leaned on our Midwestern values to earn our reputation for trusted, experienced, and committed financing partners.

Meet Our Team