The ACON Difference

About Acon Investments


ACON Investments is a unique, middle-market private equity firm with three distinct investment platforms in the United States, Latin America and Southern Europe. We are defined by: our value orientation, our thematic focus on the Consumer, Industrials and Business Services sectors and our ability to identify dislocation and create value at inflection points in a company’s evolution. ACON is headquartered in Washington D.C. with offices and professionals in cities around the globe including Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, Bogota, Madrid, Mexico City and Sao Paulo. Since our founding, we have managed approximately $6.9 billion across 80 platform investments and 104 add-on acquisitions. We are trusted stewards of capital for a variety of leading institutional and high net worth investors.

Culture & Values

New Perspectives With An Adaptive Approach

We value teamwork, fresh perspectives and the expertise of others. By drawing on the knowledge of our team and management partners, we encourage the cross-fertilization of resources, thereby creating opportunities for collaboration. We have developed a global network of partners to augment our financial and industry know-how.

Among our portfolio companies, we promote strategic sustainability and corporate social responsibility. We are humbled to own companies that currently employ over 52,000 people worldwide. We strive to conduct business ethically, honestly and in accordance with world-class environmental and social standards. We work to ensure that each investment promotes goodwill in its host community while supporting sustainable and profitable businesses. We believe part of doing well is doing good.

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Entrepreneurial Culture Where Collaboration Outweighs Hierarchy

History

Trust and Transparency Drive Success

Founded in 1996, ACON’s cohesive leadership team has been investing together for over two decades. Our investment platform is comprised of separate teams and distinct funds focused on the United States, Latin America and Southern Europe, which benefit from synergies across the entire ACON platform. The teams share resources and industry expertise across regions and take advantage of best practices in managing investments, overall fund administration, accounting and investor reporting.

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Flexible Solutions To Meet The Needs Of Each Investment

Co-investing Opportunity

Unique Co-investment Program

ACON has developed a robust and unparalleled co-investment program that has been refined over time. Our program allows us to successfully pursue larger and more unique transactions and to deliver meaningful additional value to our investors and portfolio companies.

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Since 2001, co‑investments represent 118% of ACON U.S. fund invested capital

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ACON U.S. fund investments have included co-investment in 73% of deals

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Since 1996, co-investments represent 90% of ACON Latam fund invested capital

By the Numbers

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