Welcome to Kian Capital

Kian Capital, an investment firm with over $425 million of capital under management, provides transformative capital solutions to leading lower middle-market companies, often serving as the first institutional capital provider to closely held businesses.  We have the flexibility to participate in all forms of junior capital, including common stock, preferred equity and subordinated debt.  Our investments typically incorporate both equity and subordinated debt and we can act in either a control or non-control capacity.  We provide investment capital ranging in size from $7 million to $30 million that arise from a variety of situations, including:

  • Management Buyouts
  • Shareholder Liquidity
  • Growth and/or Acquisition Financings
  • Recapitalizations
  • Debt Refinancings
  • Corporate Divestitures

We seek to partner with proven management teams and business owners whose companies possess the following characteristics:

  • Stable historical financial performance with earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (“EBITDA”) of between $2 million and $15 million
  • Defendable market position
  • Limited customer and vendor concentration
  • Defined catalyst for growth
  • Management teams who are substantial stakeholders in their business