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Saga Growth Partners

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  • 1 Closed Deal via Axial
  • 1 Total Closed Deal
Saga Growth Partners is an operator-led venture focused on lower middle-market opportunities in the U.S. Our founder is a serial entrepreneur who has owned and operated multiple businesses in industries ranging from moving and storage services to real estate. We partner with transitioning owners to continue the saga of their company.
Most Recent Transactions
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Feb 2023
acquired

Sligo Capital Actively Sourcing Deals

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  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 5 Total Closed Deals
Sligo Capital is an operator-led investment firm with institutional capital seeking to acquire and grow an existing company with annual revenues ranging from $5 to $50 million. We are focused on Healthcare, B2B Services and Software that can benefit from our sales, marketing, and operational expertise. Ryan Moore BioRyan brings over 15 years of experience in sales, operations, and leadership, having grown small, medium and large businesses across multiple sectors. He is a people-oriented leader that loves to coach, build teams, and drive results. He has a bias for action and promotes culture…
Most Recent Transactions
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Oct 2020
acquired
Investor
Oct 2018
acquired
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May 2018
acquired
Investor
Aug 2017
acquired

MSix Capital Group Actively Sourcing Deals

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  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 2 Total Closed Deals
MSix Capital Group is a trusted private investment firm with a strong track record and committed capital. We are focus on medium-sized businesses in the US. Join us and work with passionate entrepreneurs and experienced investors ready to ensure your business thrives. Together, let's unlock new growth and create a brighter future.
Most Recent Transactions
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Nov 2023
invested in
Investor
Sep 2023
acquired

Prairie Road Partners Actively Sourcing Deals

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

Prairie Road Partners is a search fund focused on acquiring and operating a small business in the Midwest. Targeting businesses with recurring revenues of between $3-30M and primarily offering services with a low customer concentration. The founder of Prairie Road Partners, Kevin Sussman has extensive experience in healthcare strategy, business valuation, and operational process improvements. Kevin is a passionate and energetic professional who finds purpose in leading small organizations and teams.

Fremont Street Partners Actively Sourcing Deals

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

Fremont Street Partners is a private investment firm focused on middle market investment opportunities in the United States. We seek to identify, acquire, and operate an existing private company with EBITDA between $1.5 - $10.0 million. Fremont Street Partners was founded by two brothers, both Chicago Booth MBAs, and is based in Chicago, IL. The Managing Partners have extensive experience working in finance, investment banking, real estate, marketing and sales.

Herleven Capital Actively Sourcing Deals

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

Herleven Capital is a private investment firm focused on acquiring a small to medium-sized business. We would like to partner with an exceptional company seeking the next stage of growth. Post-acquisition, we work closely with the company to drive measurable value for all stakeholders.We have advised or led 20+ turnarounds in the middle market space in the past decade. Industries range from manufacturing to distribution to technology and sizes range from $5.0 million to $200 million in revenue.We believe it is vital to use these skills so companies approaching a mature stage of life can…

South Mountain Partners Actively Sourcing Deals

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

My name is Nick Storozynski. I'm an entrepreneur looking for a company to buy and run.​I began my career in technology sales at Oracle, treating my position as an Account Manager as its own small business within a larger enterprise. My job ran the gamut from stewarding decades old relationships to negotiating large, multi-year contracts.​I'm here because I see the impact businesses have on our communities and I want to channel that in a positive way. You built something great, and you've taken care of your people. Let's keep that going as we set your business and legacy up for their next…

Kostecki Actively Sourcing Deals

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

Entrepreneur dedicated to buying one business from a founder/owner who is ready to move on and wants a successor they can trust to honor what they have built. Dedicated to preserving and growing prior owner’s legacy and team. Prior experience investing in and managing middle market businesses.

Gladhaven Capital Actively Sourcing Deals

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

Gladhaven Capital is focused on providing a flexible, friendly transition for a business owner who wants to preserve the company, employees, customers, and legacy they've built. Gladhaven's founder is committed to giving the transitioning owner peace of mind that the company will continue to be managed with care over the long term.Jamie Gallagher (Founder) has 20+ years experience in general management, B2C and B2B marketing, corporate strategy, and management consulting. Previously, Jamie led the global Specialty Oils & Butters business for Hallstar (B2B cosmetic ingredients…

Leadgion Group, LLC Actively Sourcing Deals

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

Leadgion Group, LLC is a holding company supporting the owner's search to acquire a company in the behavioral health- substance use disorder and mental health industry. The owner is a fully funded search entrepreneur with an investment team supporting his acquisition of a company in the substance use disorder and mental health industry with a target revenue range: $5.0M - $100.0M andEBITDA range: $1.0M - $50.0MMeet the OwnerNate has over 20 years of leadership experience. He started his career as a Combat Army Infantry Officer. After he completed his service obligation, Nate began…

Drystone Group LLC Actively Sourcing Deals

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

Search entity for part-time, self-funded search. The goal of Drystone Group is to identify and acquire a small business in the next 24 months. We operate out of Chicago, IL.

Artemis Partners Actively Sourcing Deals

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

Artemis Partners is an investment company whose mission is to identify and acquire a single business in the small cap market to own and operate for the long term. Artemis’ initial investment will function as the foundational centerpiece for a platform of future growth. Founded in 2023 by a small group of entrepreneurs and investors with deep experience in M&A, operations, private equity, and buying, building, & integrating services businesses, Artemis’ intent is to identify and acquire an enduringly profitable, high-caliber company, with a long runway ahead of it. Our founders and backers…

Ripple Equity Partners Actively Sourcing Deals

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

Ripple Equity Partners (REP) is looking for a business owner planning for the next stage in life - we want to partner with and provide them with flexibility, transparency, and peace of mind as they sell their business and ensure their legacy continues  

Anthem Management Actively Sourcing Deals

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

Anthem Management is a fully-funded investment firm focused on completing a single full buyout acquisition of a US based Company and holding it into perpetuity. Our advisors and capital base will help support the Company through the acquisition process and into in its next phase of ownership. Our resources will allow the Company grow and build upon the legacy of the existing owners.We are looking to acquire a Company that is deeply connected to the community (employees, customers, vendors, etc.) that it serves. We will work with the Company's founders/existing entrepreneurs on structuring a…

Greenhouse Equity Partners Actively Sourcing Deals

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

Founded by Audrey Kohout along with a diverse team of investors, we are ready to work through a flexible and personalized sale process. Upon close, Audrey will move to begin an operation role within the company.Audrey is an entrepreneur dedicated to finding and running one great business. In her tenure at Target, Audrey established and executed on strategic partnerships for over 50 businesses selling into departments that spanned the industry value chain from store operations to overseas manufacturing facilities with a focus on operational technologies.

Next Haven Group Actively Sourcing Deals

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

Next Haven Group is a private equity search fund with a goal to identify, acquire and operate an existing private company with an enterprise value between $5-$50 million. We are funded by over 15 seasoned entrepreneurs, executives and investors. The Managing Partner at Next Haven Group is a graduate of Chicago Booth School of Business and has experience in general management with P&L responsibility, business development, growth strategy, deal negotiations, new product development, sales, marketing, and finance.

Slalom Partners Actively Sourcing Deals

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

Founded by a fourth-generation family business owner and operator, our team at Slalom Partners believes in preserving business legacies while building long-term value. We begin by getting to know you and your company’s unique characteristics.‍As leaders in automation, operations management, and data analytics, our tech-forward strategies nurture meaningful growth. Meanwhile, we leverage our experience from consulting Fortune 500 clients to keep your business at the forefront of your industry.‍Through our proactive approach, you can have confidence in the sustained success of the…

Liri Capital, LLC Actively Sourcing Deals

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

Liri Capital was founded to provide fair, flexible, and stable succession opportunities to small business owners looking to bring new energy into their business. For business owners looking to begin the next stage, Liri Capital offers a unique transition opportunity that is focused on the future, but grounded in history.

Welsh House LLC Actively Sourcing Deals

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

Chicago-based search fund launched in March 2023. Regarding its Principal, Kyle is an engineer by education, an operator by training, and an entrepreneur at heart. He has private equity, strategy consulting, portfolio management, and industry experience at a Global Fortune 500 company. In addition, Kyle recently managed a $100m+ P&L, truly enjoys managing people and organizations, and is a large advocate of the worker/employee. He's looking for a business with great bones that can be taken to new heights via a fresh approach over a long-term investment horizon. Thank you in advance for…

Northern Trail LLC Actively Sourcing Deals

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

Northern Trail LLC (www.northerntrail.us) was founded by Jorge Caraballo, to acquire and become the full-time owner-operator of a single, local business over the long term. I am seeking to acquire and become the owner-operator of a profitable business generating annual revenue between $2M and $15M, located within 60 miles of downtown Chicago

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