April 2013

The Laird Norton Company Commits to Winona Capital Partners II

Laird Norton Company has extended its partnership with Winona Capital Management through a major commitment to Winona Capital Partners II, LP. Laird Norton Company is the founding investor of Winona Capital Management, a Chicago based private equity firm focused on growth capital investments in consumer brands and companies.

LNC’s funding commitment follows its initial investment in Winona Capital Partners and several years of active participation on Winona Capital Management’s Board of Directors and Investment Committee. LNC’s commitment to WCP II reflects its continued strategic focus on increasing LNC’s consumer sector exposure.