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

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

Jun 2013 |

Kyle Fickler Elected SEMA Board Member

Kyle Fickler, Weld Racing’s Vice President of Sales, has been elected as a SEMA Board Member. For more information, please click here.

Jan 2013 |

Sammy Swindell and Weld Racing team up in 2013

Legendary Sprint Car and Midget driver Sammy Swindell has chosen Weld Racing as the official wheel supplier for his Big Game Tree Stands Racing Sprint Car for 2013. For more information, click here.

Dec 2012 |

Big Lift launches new product

Big Lift introduces the J1 Joey task support vehicle. For more information, click here.

Oct 2012 |

SMS wins 2012 Chicago Innovation Award

SMS Assist has been named winner of the 2012 Chicago Innovation Award. With nearly 400 nominees from across all industries, sizes and sectors, SMS Assist was recognized for its proprietary technology that has revolutionized facilities services. For the news release from the company, click here.

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