October 17, 2016 (Grand Rapids, Mich.) — Western Michigan is home to an innovative new private equity firm. Auxo Investment Partners, launched today in Grand Rapids, aims to help small businesses achieve their full potential for current and future generations of owners, employees and communities by making long-term investments and providing expert operational and strategic support.

October 17, 2016 (Grand Rapids, Mich.) — Auxo Investment Partners, a new private equity firm based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, has launched. The firm seeks to invest in North America-based manufacturing, industrial, distribution and business services companies that have an EBITDA of $1.5 million to $15 million. Jeff Helminski, Jack Kolodny and Fred Tedori have founded the firm.

October 17, 2016 (Grand Rapids, Mich.) — A trio of private equity veterans have started a new firm in Grand Rapids. Jeff Helminski, Jack Kolodny and Fred Tedori announced today the launch of Auxo Investment Partners, a private equity firm with a focus on long-term investments for small businesses.

October 17, 2016 (Grand Rapids, Mich.) — Private equity firm Auxo Investment Partners has launched with an initial goal of raising $50 million in equity commitments to invest in North American manufacturing, industrial, value-added distribution, or business services companies.

October 16, 2016 (Grand Rapids, Mich.) — Grand Rapids-based Auxo Investment Partners, which officially launches today, plans to capitalize on two major challenges that exist in the private equity world: a lack of transparency between the firms and their investors, and a gap in the options for businesses choosing between family offices and traditional private equity funds.