Periscope Equity

Periscope Equity is a Chicago-based private equity firm that partners exclusively with founder-owned, technology-enabled business services companies. Since its founding in 2012, Periscope has a strong track record of investing in businesses with mission-critical service offerings, a history of sustainable profitability, and known avenues to accelerate growth. In alignment with proven management teams, Periscope seeks to provide operational and commercial support to drive investment returns.


Periscope Verticals

Commerce Enablement

Services and solutions that enhance digital presence, facilitate customer engagement and enable commerce

Cloud, IT, & Security

Development, integration and managed services to support and/or secure digital infrastructure

Healthcare IT

Pharma, Payor and Provider services to enable delivery of clinical care, drug development and employee benefits

Talent, Risk & Operations

Compliance, HR, administration and other outsourced services to support the office of the CFO, CHRO or COO

The Periscope Team

Notable Statistics

Portfolio Company Employees

Periscope was formed to invest in and promote the growth of existing and future portfolio company employees

Committed Capital

Periscope is deploying:

Fund 1, which began capital deployment in 2018

Fund 2, which began capital deployment in 2021

*inclusive of co-investments

Total Investments

Periscope has executed 10 platforms and 24 add-ons