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:
Specialized supplies for physical, chemical, and biological research facilities and electrical engineering;
Transportation and storage;
Other specialty manufacturing or materials processing; and
Other business or government services.
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.
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 consistent history of profitability.