Keystone Capital is a venture capital and private equity firm using the personal capital of its partners to make long-term investments in market-leading niche businesses that is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois and was founded in 1994 by Kent P Dauten. The firm offers companies operating partnerships, timely and professional execution, a long-term investment horizon, and commitment of personal capital. Areas of interest receiving investment by Keystone Capital are professional services & consulting, business services, industrial technology & manufacturing, food & beverage, and consumer products. Types of investments made by the firm include: majority controlled investments, owner recapitalization, corporate devestitures, and special situation investments. Typical investments made by the firm are between $2 and $15 million.
Notable investments made by Keystone Capital include: Cherry Hill Programs, Hometown Foods USA, Keystone Natrual Holdings, Lane, Merge, Movilitas Consulting, Peak-Ryzex, Scott Group Studio, Consor, and Greeley.