PNC Erieview Capital - Investment Focus

Investment Focus

PNC Erieview Capital (formerly National City Equity Partners) provides a flexible combination of mezzanine and minority equity solutions to finance leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations and growth opportunities. 

We look at each investment opportunity on an individual basis, but our key investment criteria generally includes:

Transaction Types

  • Private equity sponsor-led buyouts and recapitalizations
  • Non-sponsored buyouts and recapitalizations
  • Family office buyouts and recapitalizations
  • Growth equity capital

Security Types

  • Flexible capital solutions of the following securities, either on a stand-alone basis or in combination:
    • Subordinated debt
    • Preferred equity
    • Minority common equity


  • Co-investor with middle market private equity sponsor or family office
  • Lead or participant subordinated debt investor
  • Minority equity co-investor

Company & Investment Size

  • Successful operating history with EBITDA of $5 million and greater
  • Strong management team (with a financial commitment) and defensible niche
  • Enterprise values ranging from $20 million to $250 million
  • Investment size from $5 million to $50 million

Location & Industry

  • Geographic focus in North America
  • Generalist strategy with value-added experience in the following segments:
    • Distribution
    • Consumer Products
    • Healthcare
    • Manufacturing
    • Services

Investment Period

  • Generally 5 to 7 years