Criteria

We specialize in scaling small market niche leaders

Investment Criteria

Company Size
  • Revenue of $5-50 million
  • EBITDA of at least $1 million
  • Add-ons of any size
Business Characteristics
  • Small market niche leaders
  • Defensible market position
  • Growth potential –⁠ organically or through acquisition
Management
  • Management continuity is preferred, but not required
  • Family-owned or retiring founder
Transaction Types
  • Leveraged buyouts
  • Corporate carve-outs
  • Recapitalizations
  • Family-held business succession

Industry Focus

Industrial technology
Industrial technology
  • Analytical and test equipment
  • Lab equipment
  • Scientific instruments
  • Gas detection and sensors
  • Quality control and monitoring instruments
  • Measurement and lab services
  • Filtration and valves
  • Water/wastewater treatment
  • Aerospace and defense
Consumer & food
Consumer & food
  • Food and beverage (branded & private label)
  • Candy and confections
  • Food ingredients
  • Pet food and products
  • Household and sporting goods
  • Safety products, tools, and hardware
  • Unique supermarket formats
Ag products & services
Ag products & services
  • Products and services that support commercial crop and animal production
  • Sensors and diagnostic tools
  • Handling and processing equipment
  • Agricultural building products
  • Animal health and nutrition
B2B e-commerce
B2B e-commerce
  • Catalog, e‐commerce, and omni‐channel distributors
  • Marketers of commercial, safety, lighting, and RFID products
  • Unique product‐focused companies
  • Marketers of products and gear to enthusiast, prosumer, and niche markets