Midwest-focused private equity

Creating enduring value by putting people first for over 25 years

We don’t just buy businesses, we invest in people

Mason Wells is a Milwaukee-based private equity firm that has raised $2.4 billion in aggregate across five independent buyout funds. We partner with the founders, families, and managers of primarily Midwestern US-based businesses to help them realize their financial potential while preserving the company’s legacy.

Our Strategy

Our track record speaks for itself


Current Mason Wells Buyout Fund V Size


Platform investments since 1998


Of Investments First Institutional Capital


Average Portfolio Company Employee Growth

Recent Success Stories

Outsourced Business Services
A&R Logistics, Inc.

Strategic investments build a logistics powerhouse

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Outsourced Business Services
Qualus Power Services

Geographic and service line expansions create scale player

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Packaging Materials and Converting
AWT Labels & Packaging

Organic initiatives and key acquisition enable growth

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Engineered Products and Services

Driving growth with innovative, high margin products

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Packaging Materials and Converting
Nelipak Healthcare Packaging

Creating a pure play healthcare packaging leader

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