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White Wolf Capital Group Named to Inc.’s 2023 List of Founder Friendly Investors

White Wolf Capital Group, a Miami-Headquartered private investment firm, announced today that it has been named to Inc.'s Fifth Annual Founder-Friendly Investors list, which honors the private equity and venture capital firms with the best track records of successfully backing entrepreneurs.

October 31, 2023  – “We are extremely proud of White Wolf’s founder-friendly tradition, which has been central to our recipe for success. This recognition from Inc. underscores our commitment to collaboration and true partnership with founders. Our value creation framework, specifically designed to support entrepreneurs at any stage of their evolution, has played a significant role in driving meaningful business transformation. We extend our gratitude to the entire White Wolf team and our portfolio company management team partners for their invaluable contributions to this achievement” said Elie P. Azar, White Wolf’s Founder and Chief Executive Officer.

The Inc. list recognizes firms that entrepreneurs can trust and collaborate with while receiving the financial and strategic support they need to help accelerate growth. All the firms on the Inc. list have remained actively involved with the businesses in which they invest for at least one year after investment. Inc. compiled its list by surveying founders who have sold to private equity and venture capital about their experiences partnering with the firms, and by examining data on how portfolio companies have grown during these partnerships.

Since its founding in 2011, White Wolf has completed over sixty (60) acquisitions in the United States and Canada.

“Fully investing in an entrepreneur, and their innovative vision, involves far more than the financial investment. By developing relationships with and supporting entrepreneurs for the long-term, these private equity firms are more than investors, they’re partners,” says Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief of Inc. media.

Introduced in 2019, the Founder-Friendly Private Equity Firms list quickly established itself as one of Inc.’s most resourceful franchises. It has become a go-to guide for entrepreneurs who want to grow their companies while retaining an ownership stake.

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About The “Founder-Friendly Investors” Award

Introduced in 2019, the Founder-Friendly Private Equity Firms list quickly established itself as one of Inc.’s most resourceful franchises. It has become a go-to guide for entrepreneurs who want to grow their companies while retaining an ownership stake.

The “Founder-Friendly Investors” award is a program designed by Inc. Magazine to help founder-led companies accelerate growth and create revenue.

Private equity and venture capital firms that have exited U.S.-based, founder-led portfolio companies are eligible to apply. For investments to qualify, portfolio company founders must have remained actively involved in their business for at least one-year post-investment. Winning firms are selected based upon their track record, reputation, leadership, and founder references.

All participants provided compensation to be considered for this recognition. This award is not to be construed as indicative of White Wolf’s future performance. Reference to an award is only one piece of information relevant to an evaluation of an investment adviser such as White Wolf. Finally, this award represents information as of a specific date and time and may not reflect important information related to an evaluation of the investment adviser which has occurred prior to, or subsequent to, the award.

About Inc.

The world’s most trusted business-media brand, Inc. offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, connections, and community they need to build great companies. Its award-winning multiplatform content reaches more than 50 million people each month across a variety of channels including websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. The prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States.

The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives the founders of the best businesses an opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers, and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent.

The associated Inc. 5000 Conference is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc. For more information, visit

About White Wolf Capital Group

White Wolf Capital Group is a private investment firm that began operations in late 2011 and is focused on making direct and indirect investments in leading North American middle market companies.

In general, White Wolf seeks private equity and private credit investment opportunities in companies with $20 million to $200 million in revenues and up to $20 million in EBITDA. Typical situations include management buyouts, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, and investments for growth. Preferred industries include manufacturing, business services, government services, information technology, security, aerospace, and defense.

White Wolf also looks to invest with other private fund managers as a limited partner. In general, targeted investment candidates are North American focused private credit funds looking to raise $50 million to $500 million, with a focus on the lower-middle and middle-market. For further information, please visit

White Wolf’s office locations include Miami, Chicago, Montreal, and New York City.

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