M² Announces Second Close for   MPEFF II and Recent Investments 


We are pleased to announce that on March 4th, 2015, M² Private Equity Fund-of-Funds II, L.P. ("MPEFF II") had its second closing.  County Employees' Annuity & Benefit Fund of Cook County has made a $35M commitment to MPEFF II and now joins CalSTRS as the second LP. We are targeting a final close by December 31, 2015.


MPEFF II Recent Investments

Valor Equity Partners III, L.P.  In December 2014, M² made a $12M commitment to Valor Equity Partners III, L.P., a minority managed buyout/growth equity fund that has a diversified industry focus with the following preferred sectors: Consumer, Infrastructure/Industrial, and Manufacturing.  This is Valor's third fund with a targeted fund size of $450M.


Siris Partners III, L.P In February 2015, M² made a $14.65M commitment to Siris Partners III, L.P., a partially minority managed buyout fund that is focused on the Technology Industry and technology companies in other industries.  This is Siris' third fund; final close at $1.81B.  M² also invested in Siris' previous fund, Siris Partners II.  



M²  Private Equity Fund-of-Funds II, L.P.  ("MPEFF II")                    
  • $135M in limited partner commitments
  • Focused on the lower middle market, diversified by industry, region, stage, and vintage year
  • $52.65M committed to 5 funds


"M² is a private equity firm that utilizes a disciplined and differentiated investment process to identify the most promising investors who are focused on the lower middle market."


For more information on M², please contact 


André Rice | President 
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Rendel Solomon | Vice President 
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