Our Location


// Chicago Address

Granite Creek Partners
222 W Adams Street, Suite 1980
Chicago, IL 60606

// China Address

NO. 121 YongHua Street
Shi Qiao Road, Xia Cheng Qu
Hangzhou, China 310022

// Phone

(312) 895 4500

// Fax

(312) 895 4509

Granite Creek Partners is a Chicago-based investment firm founded in 2005 that provides equity and debt capital to public and private companies and innovative specialty finance for underserved industries. Granite Creek pursues situations where a flexible investment approach can deliver unique and highly customized solutions across an array of investment types. With a focus on investing in fundamentally sound U.S.-based middle market companies, Granite Creek looks to accelerate the building of its portfolio companies through global expansion, add on acquisitions and access to growth capital.

Portfolio Highlights

Granite Creek's current portfolio consists of investments in: business services, consumer products distribution, manufacturing, and healthcare.

Recent News

Oct 2015 |

Weld Completes HiPer Technology Asset Acquisition

Custom wheel maker Weld Racing L.L.C. has acquired the assets of HiPer Technology Inc., a manufacturer of “super structural” carbon fiber wheels for all-terrain vehicle (ATV) and side-by-side (UTV) vehicles. For more information, click here.

Jul 2015 |

Street and Drift Wheel and Tire Upgrade With Weld Racing and Falken

Weld Wheels are for more than just traveling in a straight line. For more information, click here.

May 2015 |

Jim Clark to present at June 2015 Agri Investment Forum

Granite Creek’s Managing Partner Jim Clark will present at the June 3 & 4, 2015 Agri Investment Forum in Toronto. For more information about the Agri Investment Forum, click here.

May 2015 |

Insight Venture Partners invests in SMS Assist

SMS Assist has received a $45 million investment from New York-based Insight Venture Partners. For more information, click here and here.

Feb 2015 |

Weld presents first President’s award at ‘World of Wheels’

Weld presented it’s first President’s Award at the 2015 O’Reilly’s World of Wheels. For more information about the recipient and other news, click here.

Nov 2014 |

Weld Racing Acquires CCW Wheels

Looking to further expand their wheel offerings, business opportunities, technical capabilities, and appeal to customers, Weld Racing recently acquired wheel manufacturer CCW. For more information, click here.

Oct 2014 |

Weld Racing hosting celebs at SEMA

Weld Racing will host several celebrity guests during the upcoming Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas from November 4-7, 2014 . For more information, click here.

Oct 2014 |

Weld teams up with Shelby American

Weld Racing will supply Shelby American with the new Mustang 10-spoke Venice wheel. For more information, click here.

Dec 2013 |

Norman Young Named President and CEO of Weld Racing

Weld Racing, LLC announced the appointment of Norman Young as President and Chief Executive Officer. For more information, click here.

Oct 2013 |

SMS Assist raises $45 million from Pritzker Group Venture Capital

SMS Assist announced a $45 million investment from Pritzker Group Venture Capital.
To view more information, please click here.

Additional articles can be found here:
SMS Assist scores $45 mln from Pritzker Group Venture Capital
SMS Assist Raises $45M in Funding
SMS Assist Raises $45M to Bring Tech to Facilities Maintenance
Cloud-based Facilities Services Provider SMS Assist Receives $45 Million Investment
The Daily Startup: SMS Assist to Modernize Facilities Maintenance

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