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Investment Strategy

First and foremost, we seek to invest in partnership with strong core ownership/management teams that wish to maintain meaningful equity investments and ownership, as well as to participate in the ongoing improvement of the business.

We also focus on opportunities where the operational process improvement expertise of our Principals can create significant value.

  • Significant and sustainable improvements in quality, waste reduction, cost efficiency and operating flexibility
  • Enhanced capacity for organic growth
  • Enable process speed, faster time-to-market and innovation effectiveness
  • Develop end-to-end performance-based customer metrics and insights


Investment Criteria

Investment Size and Structure

  • Transaction Types: Buyouts, Management Buyouts, Recapitalizations, “Buy-and-Builds” and Corporate Divestitures
  • Majority control investments
  • Capital Investment: $5-10 million in a single platform, and up to $50 million in concert with its co-investors

Industries of Interest

  • Interest across all industries, but with a particular interest in manufacturing companies that can significantly benefit from operational process improvement
  • Presently focusing nearly exclusively on the aerospace precision machining industry

Company Criteria

  • Historical revenues of $10 million to $50 million; minimum EBITDA of $1.5 million
  • Established companies with predictable cash flows
  • Sustainable competitive advantage
  • Margin improvement potential and opportunities to add value through acquisitions
  • Headquartered in the United States


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