Silver Oak Services Partners Completes Sale of GKIC

Jul. 29, 2016 -Portfolio Company News

Evanston, IL – July 29, 2016

Silver Oak Services Partners, LLC, a leading lower-middle market private equity firm, announced today that Glazer-Kennedy Insider’s Circle, LLC (“GKIC” or the Company) has been sold to a financial investor.

GKIC is a leading provider of marketing training to entrepreneurs and small businesses.  The Company provides clients with actionable marketing strategies that generate more leads and help clients grow their business.  GKIC has approximately 5,000 members and offers a comprehensive product library, hosts numerous seminars each year, and offers multiple coaching groups that provide more personalized instruction.  GKIC is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

“We enjoyed working with AJ Mirabedini and the rest of the GKIC management team, and we believe the business is well positioned for future growth,” said Dan Gill, Managing Partner at Silver Oak.

Kirkland & Ellis LLP acted as legal counsel to the sellers.

About Silver Oak Services Partners
Silver Oak Services Partners is a lower-middle market private equity firm focused on partnering with exceptional management teams to build industry leading business, consumer and healthcare service companies. Silver Oak utilizes a proactive, research-led investment process to identify attractive services sectors and seek out the best potential management teams and investment opportunities.  Silver Oak is investing out of its recently raised Fund III, a $335 million investment vehicle, and seeks to make control investments in leading service businesses with $3 to $20 million of EBITDA.


Silver Oak Services Partners, LLC
1560 Sherman Ave., Suite 1200
Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: 847-332-0400