- Prefer companies engaged in manufacturing . (e.g., consumer products, food, furniture, industrial products, equipment, textile, apparel, etc.).
- Non cyclical or recession resistant industries.
- Either stable markets or markets with good projected growth rates.
- No fad or fashion orientated industries.
- Stable competitive environment.
- Markets with barriers to entry or defensible niches.
- Proprietary product/high value added service.
- Industry leader and/or high market share.
- Established company, good reputation, solid operating record.
- Continuity of management/strong, proven management that prefers to remain with the Company.
- Broad customer base.
- Excess capacity available for expansion.
- Identified potential for growth through product expansion or strategic acquisitions.
- Gross Margins in excess of 20%.
- Net margins in excess of 5%.
- Record of stable or growing sales and profits.
- Valuations of $5 million to $50 million.
- If you know of a Company that fits the above profile and the owner wishes to divest please contact us.