Wellspring Capital Fund, a Kernen Capital, LLC Fund

Our Desired Criteria

While every circumstance varies, we've found that our best resources for identifying potential investment opportunities are individuals and small groups actively investing in established funds made up of a multiple of operating companies as well as specific sectors such as commercial real estate, financial services, and multifamily housing for example. We look for private equity funds or privately-owned companies with:

  • Experienced managers with cash in the fund or business.
  • Proven results as evidenced by previously successful outcomes.
  • A focus on the Midwest region with opportunities such as: real estate, early stage technology, financial services, etc.
  • Significant investments by other respected investors.
  • Audited financial statements.
  • A well prepared Private Placement Memorandum.
  • Exit strategies for investors with a preferred 3-7 year window.
  • Investment dollars to be used primarily for growth unless otherwise specified.