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Stone Arch Capital II

Address: Stone Arch Capital, LLC
800 Nicollet Mall, Suite 1150
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: 612.317.2980


Management Team and Iowa Contacts

  • Bill Van Sant, Operating Partner
  • Peter Grant, Partner
  • Charles Lannin, Partner
  • Clayton Miller, Partner

Investment Preferences

Stone Arch Capital, LLC, is a private equity fund based in Minneapolis, MN. Our fund was founded with a commitment to identifying and building value based on patience, discipline and years of experience operating in our core Midwest market. We seek to create shareholder value by forming partnerships with management teams based on trust and integrity.

Our presence in the Midwest and collective deal experience position us to identify attractive investment opportunities and to generate superior returns for our investors.

Sector Preferences

Lower Middle Market Focus

  • Deal sizes generally between $20 and $100 million
  • Equity investment sizes generally between $10 and $25 million
  • Logical add-on acquisitions or product extensions
    Sector Focus
    • Wide variety of manufacturing and service industries, excluding real estate, technology, and commodity industries
    • Particularly sensitive to technology and regulatory risks within industries
    • Understandable businesses
      Niche Company Focus
      • Protectable market positions with high barriers to entry
      • Established and diverse customer base
      • Less cyclical in nature
      • Ability to identify foreign sourcing risk and opportunity