We target investments in companies that meet the following criteria:

Industry Segments

Manufacturing

Niche manufacturing companies that make customized products with short order and production lead times and generate gross margins in excess of 25%

Distribution

Companies with value-added branding, merchandising or unique processing with gross margins in excess of 20%

Business Services

Select service providers with a unique and value-added service offering, deep customer relationships, high switching costs and a scalable business platform

Company Parameters

Transaction Values


$15 to $100 million

Revenues


$20 to $150 million

EBITDA


$3 to $12 million

Geographic Preference

All platform companies must be headquartered in the United States. No geographic preference for add-on acquisitions.

Transaction Types

  • Private companies undergoing an ownership transition, recapitalization or requiring growth capital
  • Corporate divestitures
  • Strategic add-on acquisitions for platform companies
  • Select special situations

Control

Required (alone or with a compatible co-investor)

Contact

deals@pfingsten.com