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Acquisition Criteria

Industry

We take interest in industries with characteristics such as:

  • Sizable but fragmented,

  • In a fertile niche of the economy, 

  • Recession resistant, and with

  • A stable to expansive outlook.


Our pursuits include, but aren't limited to:​

  • Makers of specialized electrical engineering parts and supplies;

  • Software;

  • Equipment rental;

  • Transportation and storage;

  • Waste recycling;

  • Property maintenance;

  • Sustainable food and agriculture;

  • Other specialty manufacturing or materials processing, and

  • Other business or government services.

Business

Characteristics of an ideal company include:

  • Owners seeking transition,

  • Reliable revenue from a robust customer base,

  • Long-time employees and customers,

  • Solid professional management,

  • Good supplier relationships, and

  • Social and environmental responsibility, or ability to attain such.

Financial

A business might be ready for change sometime after its financial position rises to:​

  • Annual earnings of at least $1 million,

  • Stable revenue or steady growth,

  • An earnings margin of at least 10 percent, and

  • A history of profitability.

 

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