Founded in 1992, Chartwell Investments is a New York based private equity firm. Chartwell Investments focuses on solving family succession issues, intricate tax and public securities problems and establishing strategic partnerships. The company reviews investment opportunities across a wide spectrum of industries, including manufacturing, energy and natural resources, infrastructure, building products, distribution, business services and consumer products. It has completed over $2 billion of transactions and has approximately $750 million of equity capital under management. Its transaction types include buyouts, recapitalizations and growth equity investments. The company also invests in middle market companies and holds investments in Richard Childress Racing, PPC Industries, Carey International and Idaho Timber.