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Diversified Foodservice Supply, Inc. Actively Sourcing Deals

Holding Company
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 15 Total Closed Deals
DFS is a PE Owned holding company actively looking to acquire distribution (non-food), technology, and manufacturing companies in and around the foodservice, hospitality, and beverage space. We have 5 distribution facilities across the U.S. and are looking for acquisitions which expand our presence and/or present opportunities in tangential spaces.
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Jan 2023
acquired
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Jan 2022
acquired
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Jan 2021
acquired
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Jan 2017
acquired

Davenport Capital Management Actively Sourcing Deals

Holding Company
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 11 Total Closed Deals
Davenport Capital Management, LLC (“DCM”) is a private advisory and investment firm focused on advising, acquiring, managing and growing privately-held businesses. DCM partners with profitable companies that possess a strong industry presence, or a defensible niche position, and are poised to benefit from growth through capital investments, operational efficiencies and/or add-on acquisitions. DCM maintains a cohesive, multi-faceted team with deep operational and finance experience coupled with meaningful industry relationships. The team reflects a differentiated combination of skill-sets…
Most Recent Transactions
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Nov 2014
was acquired by
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Jan 2013
was acquired by
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Jan 2012
was acquired by
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Jan 2012
was acquired by

Metiri, LLC Actively Sourcing Deals

Holding Company
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 7 Total Closed Deals
Since 2019, Metiri Group has been a rising player in the Environmental testing and service market. After 7 acquisitions and with locations across the country, and serving clients as diverse as commercial, federal and municipal, Metiri is focused on delivering the breadth of services its clients need together with the service experience they want.Metiri is focused on TTICC (testing, tracing, inspection, certification and compliance) and related-services in the $2-30m revenue range across North America, generally looking for a minimum of $500k of EBITDA.
Most Recent Transactions
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Sep 2022
acquired
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Jun 2022
acquired
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Nov 2021
acquired
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Nov 2021
acquired

Thunderbird LLC Actively Sourcing Deals

Holding Company
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 3 Total Closed Deals
Thunderbird is a dedicated team of experts actively engaged in building long-term growth. A commitment to American manufacturing fuels our mission to elevate the success of Thunderbird companies through continuous improvement and capital investments. We are guided by the unified pursuit of excellence, teamwork, and innovation. Thunderbird enables people to grow, companies to soar, and customers to succeed.
Most Recent Transactions
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Aug 2023
acquired
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Aug 2023
acquired
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Aug 2023
acquired

Golden Elm LLC Actively Sourcing Deals

Holding Company
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 1 Total Closed Deal
Golden Elm is a buy and hold change of control investor in the lower middle market. Our ideal target company has a retiring owner who is looking for a long term partner to whom they can transfer their business knowing that the business will continue to operate under its original name for the long term. We currently own Sleep Management Services of Maumelle, Arkansas, purchased in 2019. Our target revenue range is $5-10M with EBITDA of $750K to $2M.
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
Jul 2019
acquired

Empowerment Ventures Actively Sourcing Deals

Holding Company
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • This member has no reported closed transactions.

At Empowerment Ventures, our team is at the heart of the exceptional client experiences we create. Our colleagues meticulously curate every step of the client journey, leaning on their understanding of your needs and expert industry knowledge. This isn't just a process; it's a philosophy that's deeply embedded in our culture. Every interaction, from the initial point of contact to the final transaction, is designed with your satisfaction in mind. This dedication to a client-centric approach is not static. We revisit and reassess it annually to ensure we are always attuned to evolving trends…

American Halal Foundation Actively Sourcing Deals

Holding Company
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • This member has no reported closed transactions.

American Halal Foundation is a private investment firm focused on small to medium sized acquisitions. We partner with exceptional companies seeking the next stage of growth. Post acquisition, we work closely with our portfolio companies to drive measurable value for all stakeholders. 

Zeal Actively Sourcing Deals

Holding Company
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • This member has no reported closed transactions.

Based in Chicago, Zeal (workwithzeal.com) is run by a team of former technology sales, marketing & operational professionals. The company invests in great businesses ranging from $3-$20 million in revenue and with net margins of 15% or more. Our aim is to bring long-term growth through streamlining and transforming sales & marketing efforts.We do not seek to flip businesses. We own for the long-term and provide business owners with a way to preserve their legacy and continue to improve employees livelihoods. Zeal leverages its management and operational background to bring real value that…

Marrello Corporation Actively Sourcing Deals

Holding Company
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • This member has no reported closed transactions.

Marrello Corporation is a private investment firm focused on partnering with lower middle-market business owners and entrepreneurs seeking the next stage of growth. Marrello Corporation is focused on North American opportunities and seeks to partner with talented management teams.

First Bancshares, Inc. Actively Sourcing Deals

Holding Company
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • This member has no reported closed transactions.

Family-owned and operated for 125+ years, First Bancshares is a $7+ billion asset financial holding company that believes in investing in firms while preserving their existing culture, brand, and leadership. A trusted steward focused on long-term success post transaction; our value creation approach focuses on leveraging a firm’s strong foundation to cultivate its next stage of growth.

Akston Industries

Holding Company
  • 3 Total Closed Deals
Akston Industries was originally founded to provide buyouts to successful industrial entrepreneurs...paying respect and homage to the business builders and risk takers of our society.Our multi-strategy investment focus now encompasses Akston Core, our large company buyout strategy, Akston Emerging, focused on buyouts of family-run companies, and Akston Ventures, an early-stage venture strategy.We encourage you explore our unique approach to investing.
Most Recent Transactions
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Oct 2017
acquired
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Mar 2017
acquired
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Jan 2014
acquired

Siro Holdings

Holding Company
  • 1 Total Closed Deal
I’m the owner of Siro Holdings, a holding company that buys, builds, and grows digital media brands (basically content websites or blogs, similar to the one you’re on right now!)We focus on websites that have existing search engine traffic, plenty of backlinks, and opportunities to increase traffic and revenue. We primarily buy websites monetized with display ads, but we’re also doing more affiliate marketing, digital product sales, lead generation, and experimenting with newsletters.Our current portfolio includes 5 content websites. Our websites received over 5M pageviews and had 20M+…
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
Sep 2023
acquired

Zappysales

Holding Company

    This member has no reported closed transactions.

Founded in 2011 in Chicago, ZappySales is one of the fastest growing e-commerce companies in the Chicago-land area. Over the last four years, the company has grown more than 400% due to its emphasis on the use of technology and its expertise in multi-channel commerce and employs 24 employees throughout its portfolio of companies.ZappySales owns and operates several niche e-commerce companies and is focused on acquiring growing, lower-to-middle market digitally-native vertical brands & e-commerce companies. Our growth strategy utilizes our operating experience, financial capital, and a robust…

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Holding Company

    This member has no reported closed transactions.

Holding company founded by an operationally focused entrepreneur with deep experience in the manufacturing / technology sector seeking to acquire an industrials , physical product focused business in Illinois or Wisconsin.

6052658 Canada Inc.

Holding Company

    This member has no reported closed transactions.

My Business Partners and I are ex-Co-Founders of multipe companies. As entrepreneurs we were hands on Operators who grew and successfully exited multiple upper mid-market companies. Today, we are aiming to acquire small mid-market businesses and grow them.

Tiferet Properties

Holding Company

    This member has no reported closed transactions.

Tiferet Properties invests in and manages residential real estate in Chicago. We currently have six properties in the West Loop and Old Town neighborhoods. Our responsibilities include sourcing and analyzing new investment opportunities, negotiating and closing investments, securing tenants and negotiating lease contracts, managing daily operations and serving as contact point for tenants.

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