Wedbush Capital Partners invests in and buys profitable middle-market businesses located primarily in the Western United States. Since 1980, the firm has made more than 75 investments in a diverse portfolio of companies. Wedbush Capital is affiliated with Wedbush Morgan Securities, one of the largest private brokerages in the U.S. It invests in various transactions, such as recapitalizations and management-led buyouts. The firm s research staff consists of experienced experts in consumer products and services, retail, financial services and technology. Wedbush s portfolio includes Acurex, Astech Manufacturing, ExtruMed, Frontier Bank, Hanna Andersson, Hanover Compressor and Outsource Partners International. The firm is headquartered in Los Angeles.