Palladium Equity Partners, established in 1997, is a private investment firm that focuses on investments in middle market companies. It provides equity capital solutions to companies seeking to grow and restructure. The firm targets companies in health care, manufacturing, media, financial, food, and consumer and retail sectors. It offers advisory services related to strategic planning, business development, financing, and mergers and acquisitions projects. Palladium Equity Partners has invested more than $2 billion of equity in over 50 portfolio companies. Its portfolio includes Herald National Bank, American Gilsonite Company and Prince Mineral.