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  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • 1 to 50 Employees
  • 2000
  • Company - Private
  • Venture Capital & Private Equity
  • $50 to $100 million (USD)


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

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Martin Stein
Martin Stein
11 Ratings
Former Intern, less than 1 year

"Excellent Internship Experience"

Dec 11, 2021 - Junior Analyst in Grand Rapids, MI
Positive Outlook
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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


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

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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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Blackford Capital Interviews

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Campus Recruiting20%

  1. Junior Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Grand Rapids, MI
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Blackford Capital (Grand Rapids, MI) in Jul 2020


    Applied online then had an initial phone screen. Asked why PE and a few technicals around LBO and how the 3 statements are linked. The second interview was a zoom presentation and a walk through case study

    What are the key parts of an LBO, how are the statements linked?

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...Very helpful team, lots of learning opportunities, technical exposure, exposure to all phases of the deal process, team accessibility, fraternal atmosphere...

August 13, 2019

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