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CMG Companies Actively Sourcing Deals

Independent Sponsor
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 3 Closed Deals via Axial
  • 6 Total Closed Deals
ABOUT CMG COMPANIES:CMG Companies, based out Dallas, TX (USA), is a group of separate and independent entities primarily with investments in the restaurant, retail, hotel, sports and real estate sectors with an investment thesis around multi-unit and franchising. Additional industries of focus within franchising are: fitness, automotive, health & beauty, and wellness.In terms of where to slot us from an investor type – we are unique in the sense that we have owned and operated our own businesses since 2001, invested our own capital and also raised capital from LPs (both institutional and…
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Nov 2022
acquired
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Nov 2022
acquired
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Oct 2022
acquired
Investor
Jun 2010
acquired

Pearl Street Capital Partners Actively Sourcing Deals

Independent Sponsor
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 3 Closed Deals via Axial
  • 3 Total Closed Deals
Pearl Street Capital Partners ("PSCP") invests in outstanding family-owned and privately held businesses that have a track record of success in their markets. PSCP has committed capital from two family offices and a mandate to invest in attractive opportunities in the lower middle market. PSCP partners with founders/owners and management teams to deliver value and preserve business continuity while bringing strategic resources and capabilities to help businesses grow. Our aim is to build stronger businesses positioned for long-term success. PSCP typically targets businesses with $1-7m of…
Most Recent Transactions
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Dec 2023
acquired
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Sep 2019
invested in
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Apr 2019
invested in

Columbia River Partners LLC Actively Sourcing Deals

Independent Sponsor
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 2 Closed Deals via Axial
  • 6 Total Closed Deals
Columbia River Partners (CRP) is a private investment firm integrating private equity, technology and special situations. CRP seeks to partner with management teams to invest in businesses going through transition or expansion with patient long-term capital. We focus on situations where we can bring technology and our network to drive change. We are not afraid of complexity. We are not afraid of introducing technology to traditional business sectors. We are passionate about investing in people. Learn more about why we may be the right partner for you and your company.
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Nov 2023
acquired
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Jan 2023
acquired
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Feb 2022
acquired
Investor
Aug 2021
acquired

Obsidian Point Partners Actively Sourcing Deals

Independent Sponsor
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 2 Closed Deals via Axial
  • 2 Total Closed Deals
Obsidian Point Partners LLC is a New York City-based private investment firm focused on the lower middle market with a bias for North American-based, cash flow generative businesses.
Most Recent Transactions
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Nov 2018
acquired
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Oct 2018
acquired

Auricle Capital Partners Actively Sourcing Deals

Independent Sponsor
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 1 Closed Deal via Axial
  • 11 Total Closed Deals
Auricle Capital Partners, LLC was founded to invest in high quality US-based family and founder-owned businesses. Our principals have over 35 years of experience as investors in, advisors to, and operators of middle market businesses. We focus on healthcare and B2B products and services, as well as other industries in certain situations.
Most Recent Transactions
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Jun 2021
acquired
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Jan 2019
acquired
Investor
Jun 2013
acquired
Investor
Jun 2012
acquired

SIG Partners Actively Sourcing Deals

Independent Sponsor
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 1 Closed Deal via Axial
  • 10 Total Closed Deals
SIG is an investment firm that has acquired 18 companies in the last 4 years. What makes SIG special is our team of highly qualified Operators we bring into our firm and place as CEO or GM in the companies we acquire. This allows ownership to transition out successfully within 30-45 days. SIG brings 90% to 100% cash to close. SIG is a high-probability-to-close-buyer. SIG is always committed to preserving the legacy, brand names, and existing employee pool of all of the companies we acquire. If you go to www.sigpartners.com/companies, you'll see 18 companies still operating under the name…
Most Recent Transactions
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Nov 2023
acquired
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Feb 2021
acquired
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Jan 2020
acquired
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Jan 2020
acquired

Willistown Capital Actively Sourcing Deals

Independent Sponsor
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 1 Closed Deal via Axial
  • 7 Total Closed Deals
Willistown Capital is a Texas-based private investment firm started in 2014 to partner with, and to invest in small businesses. We operate as an independent sponsor with committed capital from a family office and high-net worth individuals. Our acquisitions strategy is focused on identifying high quality businesses and owners/management teams, where our capital, as well as resources and relationships, can have a direct and positive impact on the business, its employees and its customers. Our ownership period is indefinite although our focus is on businesses where we can help double revenue…
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Oct 2023
acquired
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Oct 2023
acquired
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Jul 2021
invested in
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Jun 2021
invested in

Kissel Capital LLC Actively Sourcing Deals

Independent Sponsor
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 1 Closed Deal via Axial
  • 4 Total Closed Deals
Kissel Capital believes in playing to our strengths. We have earned our track record by identifying great management teams and fully supporting them, not by running their companies, hence “Investors – Not Operators.”  Our successful investment formula was developed over two decades of investing experience with a prominent middle market PE fund.Our strategy focuses exclusively on management-led buyouts. We help great operators buy the companies they work for. We create lasting partnerships based on trust and earned over time in the trenches.Our approach is unique: We apply best…
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Nov 2023
acquired
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May 2023
acquired
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Apr 2022
acquired
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Aug 2013
invested in

Pillar49 Capital Actively Sourcing Deals

Independent Sponsor
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 1 Closed Deal via Axial
  • 2 Total Closed Deals
Pillar49 Capital provides liquidity, succession solutions and growth capital to owners of small and medium-sized businesses, while preserving and building on the factors that made them great – culture and people.We partner with North American businesses with $1 to $10 million+ of EBITDA / cash flow, with a long growth runway and attractive industry characteristics.At Pillar49, we take a different approach than most investors by “rolling up our sleeves” as active managers, providing our partners with the operational and financial resources to support and drive long-term growth. With over…
Most Recent Transactions
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May 2023
acquired
Investor
May 2022
acquired

West Edge Partners Actively Sourcing Deals

Independent Sponsor
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 1 Closed Deal via Axial
  • 1 Total Closed Deal
OverviewWest Edge Partners is a team of entrepreneurial investors dedicated to investing in and accelerating the growth of a privately-held business through a hands-on approach.The West Edge AdvantageFlexibleAble to maneuver more opportunistically than traditional investment firms given that we are unconstrained by formal timelines and investment mandates. We are able to customize a transition plan depending on whether management desires to continue operating the business, gradually transition over time or exit fully.FocusedCommitted to the successful investment, operations and growth of a…
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
Oct 2022
acquired

Taurus Capital Partners Actively Sourcing Deals

Independent Sponsor
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 1 Closed Deal via Axial
  • 1 Total Closed Deal
Taurus Capital Partners represents long-term capital partnership for exceptional, values-driven businesses from experienced operators and investors.Why We Founded the FirmThere has never been more capital available to growing, profitable lower middle market businesses who want to sell. While that is a great dynamic for maximizing value today, it often comes with the hard-to-appreciate, long-term risk of working with investors who think they understand your business better than you do. Entrepreneurs know that all the elements that made their business successful in the first place - incredible…
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
Aug 2023
acquired

Elmsley Capital Actively Sourcing Deals

Independent Sponsor
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 1 Closed Deal via Axial
  • 1 Total Closed Deal
Elmsley Capital invests in the manufacturing, education and business and consumer service industries. Our firm and our success are entirely contingent on effective partnerships, which require deep trust and integrity. We seek to work with good, honest people and build close relationships that enable us to align on priorities. Once aligned, we allow ourselves to be creative and flexible, finding the right solution to every unique situation. We are patient, long-term holders of our businesses, who seek to build employee-driven cultures and encourage shared ownership.
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
Dec 2022
acquired

Broadwing Capital Actively Sourcing Deals

Independent Sponsor
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 1 Closed Deal via Axial
  • 1 Total Closed Deal
Broadwing is a Dallas-based private equity firm that actively partners with management teams to build industrial, services and niche manufacturing companies while investing in their people and communities.
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
Nov 2023
acquired

Hound Capital Actively Sourcing Deals

Independent Sponsor
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 1 Closed Deal via Axial
  • 1 Total Closed Deal
Hound Capital is a California-based investor in smaller middle market private companies. Our principals have invested over $1.4 billion in 50 private transactions across the globe. We generally partner with our investor network who control over $1.0 billion of committed capital to consummate investments. This network provides us flexibility in the amount of capital we can bring into a transaction and allows us flexibility to participate in both control and minority situations. Hound offers a flexible investment approach and seeks to accommodate our partners’ and counterparties’ wishes…
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
Oct 2023
acquired

G&H Ventures, LLC

Independent Sponsor
  • 1 Closed Deal via Axial
  • 6 Total Closed Deals
G&H Ventures, LLC is an investment firm founded in 2010 by Danny Guttman and Thomas Hardy, which focuses on investments in the financial services sector. G&H is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Our competitive advantages include our non-bureaucratic infrastructure, flexible decision making process, long-term investment horizon, ability to accommodate special needs of sellers and management teams, operational and transaction expertise, and opportunistic investment strategy.Our target investment size is $10 million-$50 million.
Most Recent Transactions
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May 2021
invested in
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Apr 2019
invested in
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Oct 2014
acquired
Investor
May 2013
invested in

Sundog Capital

Independent Sponsor
  • 1 Closed Deal via Axial
  • 3 Total Closed Deals
We are a team of investors and operators who have collectively acquired more than 30 businesses over the course of our careers. While we are generalist investors, our primary areas of industry focus are construction and contracting, consumer products, manufacturing, and distribution.We seek out situations where our investing, industry, and operating expertise will add value to the companies we acquire, and are comfortable working with leadership transitions.Featured in Axial's 2022 Industrials Top 50
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Apr 2022
acquired
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Apr 2022
acquired
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Apr 2022
acquired

Westover Group LLC

Independent Sponsor
  • 1 Closed Deal via Axial
  • 1 Total Closed Deal
Westover Group is a Georgia based private investment firm focused on small to medium sized acquisitions. Our Founder is a seasoned investor and operator who likes to work closely with our portfolio companies to drive measurable value for all stakeholders.
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
Oct 2020
acquired

Beverly Capital

Independent Sponsor
  • 1 Closed Deal via Axial
  • 1 Total Closed Deal
Beverly Capital is a Los Angeles based private investment firm with deep expertise in growth and operational enhancement in the lower middle market. Beverly Capital, in conjunction with its operating executives, partners with exceptional management teams to assist businesses in unlocking value and reaching their full potential. Beverly Capital employs a collaborative approach to drive superior growth & value creation. We pursue assets that have a strong, defensible offering, where we can drive operational or strategic change (i.e. corporate carve-outs, legacy/generational management…
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
Feb 2021
acquired

Venture First Actively Sourcing Deals

Independent Sponsor
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 11 Total Closed Deals
Based in Louisville, KY, Venture First is an Investment Platform firm that manages multiple alternative asset investment strategies, including an independent sponsor buyout strategy. We actively seek to work with business owners looking for a trusting partner that can build on the strong foundation of their company. We are proud Kentuckians who understand the importance of values and preserving a legacy. Venture First has more than a $100mm under management across asymmetric investment opportunities in VC, Private Equity, Real Estate, and other opportunistic alternatives such as bourbon…
Most Recent Transactions
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Aug 2023
acquired
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Aug 2023
acquired
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Aug 2023
acquired
Investor
Aug 2023
acquired

Pursuant Capital Actively Sourcing Deals

Independent Sponsor
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 10 Total Closed Deals
We buy and grow Florida-based companies. We work with business owners to transition their legacies to a permanent home. After a business joins the Pursuant family, we invest in its people and operations so we can grow together for the next generation and beyond.
Most Recent Transactions
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Jun 2022
acquired
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Jun 2022
acquired
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Jan 2022
acquired
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Jan 2022
acquired

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