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  • www.blackfordcapital.com
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • 1 to 50 Employees
  • 2000
  • Company - Private
  • Investment & Asset Management
  • $25 to $100 million (USD)

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Blackford Capital is a 16-year-old private equity firm based in Grand Rapids, MI that acquires, manages, and builds middle-market manufacturing, distribution, and service companies, with twelve portfolio companies across the county. We believe that the best opportunities to ...
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Blackford Capital Reviews

Blackford Capital18
3.6
66%
Recommend to a Friend
59%
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Martin Stein
Martin Stein
11 Ratings
5.0
Former Intern, less than 1 year

"Excellent Internship Experience"

Dec 11, 2021 - Junior Analyst in Grand Rapids, MI
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Blackford's internship program provides second to none, hands-on private equity exposure. They allowed the intern class to be involved in every step of the deal process. The full-time staff was

Cons

The structure is set up so that you essentially get out what you put in. If you plan on sitting back and not getting involved no one will stop you, but you will not get very much from the internship

Advice to Management

Keep doing what you're doing! During my time at Blackford they won 2021 Private Equity Firm of the year, which was well deserved. On a personal note, everyone on the Blackford team could not be
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Diversity & Inclusion at Blackford Capital

3.7
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Blackford Capital Interviews

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Negative14%
Neutral14%
Getting an Interview
Applied online86%
Campus Recruiting14%
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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Blackford Capital (Grand Rapids, MI) in Jul 2022

    Interview

    Round one was an introductory phone interview with a deal team analyst, next completed a case study (brief excel exercises and industry analysis through powerpoint), and the last round was a final interview with a VP
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    Can you provide a high level overview of a LBO?

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What kind of career opportunities exist at Blackford Capital?

...on deal sourcing experience and opportunity to work on professional communication and presentation skills....

December 4, 2021

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Employees rate Blackford Capital 3.6 out of 5 stars based on 18 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

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Overall, 66% of employees would recommend working at Blackford Capital to a friend. This is based on 18 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

71% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Blackford Capital as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.6 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Blackford Capital.

74% of employees think that Blackford Capital has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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