Investment Criteria

We recognise that every business is different, and we evaluate every company on its own merits through independent research and discussions with the seller. We are particularly attracted to the following:

Business Characteristics

Strong repeat or recurring revenues

Good organic growth potential

Stable margins and/or pricing power

Sustainable competitive advantage

Relatively low capex requirement

Capable second tier management

Good operational leverage / excess capacity

Either Head or Regional Office in UK

Target Industries

Financial Services

Pharmaceutical & Healthcare

Oil & Gas

Transportation & Logistics

Business Support Services

Technology, Media and Telecommunications


Owner Situation

Owner seeking exit for non-business reasons (e.g. retirement)

Owner who wants to step back from day-to-day operations

Owner who wants meaningful liquidity/de-risking now whilst retaining future upside

Private equity exit or corporate divestment

Financial Criteria

Min. £1m EBITDA

Min. 15% EBITDA margin

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