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Partnership Capital Growth Named to Inc. 500 List of Fastest Growing Companies for Second Consecutive Year

Ranked 23rd Fastest Growing Private Financial Services Company on the 2010 List with Three-Year Sales Growth of 718 Percent

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Partnership Capital Growth, a full-service, boutique investment bank that focuses exclusively on the healthy, active and sustainable living marketplace, has been named as one of the nation's fastest-growing companies by Inc. magazine in its annual Inc. 500 list for the second consecutive year. The list ranked Partnership Capital Growth as the 410th fastest growing private company with a 718 percent revenue growth between 2006 and 2009. Within the Financial Services industry, Partnership Capital Growth was ranked as the 6th fastest growing private company in California, and 23rd in the nation.



"We're pleased to be recognized for the second consecutive year by Inc. magazine for our growth in the marketplace," said Brent Knudsen, Managing Partner and founder of Partnership Capital Growth. "Our team has worked hard to support our clients' growth needs during a tough economy and credit climate. Our rapid expansion is directly linked to our strategic focus on healthy, active and sustainable industries, which are growing faster than the market overall and comprised of some of the most compelling companies and entrepreneurs."

The Inc. 500 list also named Partnership Capital Growth as the 25th fastest-growing San Francisco-based company overall.

Partnership Capital Growth, a Certified B Corporation, fosters meaningful social as well as economic values by facilitating investments, partnerships, acquisitions and overall growth of leading companies in nutrition, fitness, renewable resources and sustainable living, including recent equity transactions on behalf of Mix1, NewLeaf Paper, CytoSport, Sambazon, World Health Club, Gold's Gym, Planet Organic Health Corp, Fitness World, Anytime Fitness, Spa Lady, Sangster's Health Centers and Trophic, among others.

The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America's independent-minded entrepreneurs. Companies such as Microsoft, Zappos, Intuit, GoDaddy, Zipcar, Clif Bar, American Apparel, Oracle, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 500.

"Fast growth at any time is a big achievement; fast growth during the past few years is just short of miraculous," said Inc. editor Jane Berentson. "The Inc. 500 consists of these just-short-of miraculous companies, the ones that through ingenuity and ambition have increased revenue, hired employees, and grown fast in difficult economic times."

About Partnership Capital Growth
Partnership Capital Growth is a San Francisco-based boutique investment bank that provides full-service merger and acquisition, financing and capital structure advisory services to middle market companies. The company focuses exclusively on consumer products and services in the areas of healthy, active and sustainable living. Partnership Capital Growth is based in San Francisco, California.

About Inc. Magazine

Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures LLC, Inc. ( is the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies that delivers real solutions for today's innovative company builders. With a total paid circulation of 712,647, Inc. provides hands-on tools and market-tested strategies for managing people, finances, sales, marketing, and technology. Visit us online at


The 2010 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2006 to 2009. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by June 30, 2006. Additionally, they had to be based in the United States, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2009. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2006 is $80,000; the minimum for 2009 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. The top 10 percent of companies on the list constitute the Inc. 500, now in its 29th year.

SOURCE Partnership Capital Growth

For further information: Jessica Beffa, +1-720-413-4938,, for Partnership Capital Growth