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What We Are Looking For

Partnering with Exceptional Businesses for Sustainable Growth

Company Criteria

  • Industry Focus
  • + Business Services
  • + B2B Software and SaaS
  • Characteristics
  • + Operating in a growing, fragmented industry
  • + Providing mission-critical services or products

Financial Metrics

  • Revenue
  • + Annual revenue between $1 million and $5 million
  • Profitability
  • + EBITDA margins above 15%
  • + Stable and consistent cash flow with a minimum of 3 years of profitability
  • Growth
  • + Demonstrated history of revenue and earnings growth
  • Capital Expenditure
  • + Low to moderate capital expenditure requirements

Business Attributes

  • Customer Base
  • + Diverse and loyal customer base with low customer concentration
  • + High percentage of recurring or repeat revenue
  • Competitive Position
  • + Clear competitive advantages and a strong market position
  • Culture
  • + High-quality company culture with committed and capable employees
  • Operations
  • + Efficient and scalable operations with potential for organic growth and expansion

Owner’s Role

  • Flexibility
  • + Willingness to sell a majority ownership stake
  • + Openness to retain a minority equity stake (if desired)
  • Transition
  • + Willingness to assist during the transition period to ensure continuity
  • + Flexible on the owner's role post-acquisition, from full exit to ongoing advisory

Key Attributes We Value

  • Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • + We value businesses with a strong entrepreneurial spirit and a history of innovation. Companies that are driven by a passion for excellence and a commitment to growth align well with our mission.
  • Employee Focus
  • + Businesses that prioritize the well-being and development of their employees are important to us. We look for companies with a positive culture and a dedicated workforce.
  • Community Involvement
  • + Companies that actively engage with and support their communities are highly regarded. We seek partners who share our commitment to making a positive impact on the community.
  • Sustainability
  • + Sustainable business practices and a commitment to environmental responsibility are key factors. We prefer companies that are forward-thinking and dedicated to minimizing their environmental footprint.

Transaction Dynamics

  • Deal Structures
  • + Majority Sale: We typically seek to acquire a majority stake in the business, providing liquidity to the owner while allowing for ongoing involvement if desired.
  • + Flexible Terms: Customizable deal structures to meet the financial and personal goals of the owner
  • + Equity Retention: Options for the owner to retain a minority equity stake to benefit from future growth
  • Transition Process
  • + Confidentiality: All discussions and transactions are handled with the highest level of confidentiality and respect.
  • + Timeline: We aim for a seamless and efficient transition, typically completed within 6-12 weeks from the initial consultation to closing.
  • + Support: Ongoing support and collaboration to ensure the long-term success of the business