Investment Focus

Our core investment focus has not changed in 30 years – we grow businesses in partnership with management teams pursuing a variety of strategies for creating long-term value. We seek companies that have attractive growth prospects, established profitability and proven management who intend to keep material capital at risk.

Investment Preferences

  • Equity investments of $10 – $50 million
  • Majority or minority positions
  • Mix of growth equity investments, recapitalizations and management buyouts
  • Investments across a wide range of industries
  • Management-friendly capital, typically holding common equity alongside management

Investment Criteria

Company Characteristics

  • Annual revenue of at least $15 million
  • Demonstrated profitability
  • Established management teams
  • Proven business models, an established customer base and market share

People

  • Management teams with a demonstrated track record for growth and profitability
  • Management with a significant ownership position in the company, representing most of their financial net worth

Products/Services

  • Products and/or services that are branded or proprietary
  • Products and/or services that generate consistent operating earnings

Markets

  • Markets with favorable growth prospects – either through participation in growing industries, market share expansion, industry consolidation or innovative business strategies