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Overview

Unlock potential. Drive value.

ACON Investments is a middle-market private equity investment firm led by a cohesive team that has been investing together for over 23 years. We partner with management teams to create value through separate funds for our investors across a wide range of industries in the U.S. and in Latin America. Founded in 1996, ACON is responsible for managing approximately $5.6 billion of assets with a diverse portfolio of companies spanning over 65 investments.

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United States

United States

We are committed to creating value for our investors by embracing complexity and working with our management partners to build stronger companies. Our U.S. investment team has a disciplined focus on growth and operational improvements as the primary tools towards value creation.

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Latin America

Latin America

ACON has 20+ years of experience investing throughout Latin America, where our team shares complementary backgrounds, skills and credibility. We have been executing private equity and structured quasi-equity investments throughout the business cycles in 37 businesses across 10 countries and understand the dynamics of these evolving markets.

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In Focus

Bargain Hunt

ACON acquired Bargain Holdings, L.L.C. Founded in 2004, Bargain Hunt is an extreme discount retailer in the southeastern region of the U.S. The company offers name-brand merchandise at a 30-90% discount from retail across six major categories including apparel, home, hardlines, consumables, seasonal and furniture.

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Core Industries

Uncovering Growth

At ACON, we evaluate long-term economic trends seeking industries that stand to benefit. Within these industries, we identify niche markets that offer competitive advantages and embrace complex situations as a means to uncover hidden value.