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Yellowhammer Strategic Partners LLC Actively Sourcing Deals

Search Fund
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 1 Closed Deal via Axial
  • 1 Total Closed Deal
Yellowhammer Strategic Partners, founded in 2021, is an East Coast-based long-term private investment vehicle seeking to acquire and operate a closely-held lower middle-market business generating <$3.0 million in EBITDA within either the light manufacturing, value-added distribution or B2B services industries.We provide an efficient and discreet closing process for owners facing succession issues and employ a “Legacy Preservation” approach to our acquisition and operations frameworks. Our Principals have complementary backgrounds in Fortune 100 Operations / FP&A and Investment…
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
Oct 2023
acquired

Saga Growth Partners

Search Fund
  • 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
Investor
Feb 2023
acquired

Cherry Tree Capital

Search Fund
  • 1 Closed Deal via Axial
  • 1 Total Closed Deal
Cherry Tree was founded by one entrepreneur with one sole purpose: to acquire and operate one great business in New England. I am a passionate, self-funded entrepreneur looking to work with a business owner who wants to transition their business into caring hands. I built my career in healthcare and life sciences, holding roles in operations, product management, business development, and strategy consulting. I also worked in my family's business which distributes a wide range of food packaging products. After completing my MBA, I decided to focus my career on owning and operating my own…
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
Apr 2022
acquired

Edge Capital Holdings Actively Sourcing Deals

Search Fund
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 6 Total Closed Deals
Edge Capital Holdings is led by Ethan Wingfield, former Chief Marketing Officer at Capital One. Edge Capital seeks to acquire and operate a company in the travel space to serve as a platform for future growth and acquisitions. Ethan has an MBA from University of Pennsylvania and BA from Brown University. The deal will be funded by a combination of debt, personal capital, and search fund investors.
Most Recent Transactions
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Aug 2023
acquired
Investor
Aug 2023
acquired
Investor
Aug 2023
acquired
Investor
Aug 2023
acquired

Seven Lakes Group Actively Sourcing Deals

Search Fund
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 5 Total Closed Deals
Seven Lakes Group started out as a search fund and grew into a private holding company with four completed acquisitions to date. SLG was formed by two tenured partners with a commercial background and proven management track records, looking to own and operate small businesses in a handful of select industries. We are a self funded, hands-on acquirer, not a financial investor. Post acquisition, we work closely with existing management to drive measurable value for all stakeholders. 
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
Aug 2023
acquired
Advisor
Jul 2021
was acquired by
Investor
Aug 2020
acquired
Investor
Sep 2018
acquired

Sligo Capital Actively Sourcing Deals

Search Fund
  • 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
Investor
Oct 2020
acquired
Investor
Oct 2018
acquired
Investor
May 2018
acquired
Investor
Aug 2017
acquired

Activus Capital Partners Actively Sourcing Deals

Search Fund
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 5 Total Closed Deals
Activus Capital Partners is a network-driven fund focused on buying and operating small businesses that generate between $5 million to $50 million in revenue. We're backed by professional athletes, entrepreneurial investors, and subject matter experts with deep experience building and growing great companies.Activus is seeking businesses with $1.5mm to $8mm in EBITDA and is primarily focused on Texas, Colorado, and California. Visit www.activuscapital.com to learn more.
Most Recent Transactions
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Aug 2023
acquired
Investor
Aug 2023
acquired
Investor
Aug 2023
acquired
Investor
Aug 2023
acquired

People First Capital Actively Sourcing Deals

Search Fund
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 3 Total Closed Deals
We are focused on preserving the legacy and long-term growth of an entrepreneurial U.S.-based company. We offer fair, flexible acquisition structures, dedicated leadership, and a wealth of experience. We have a long-term investing approach to growth and nurturing businesses. Your company won't just become a number in a portfolio with us, your organization will become our sole focus. We will ensure your people, relationships, reputation, and brand continue to grow and flourish.
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
Aug 2023
acquired
Investor
Aug 2023
acquired
Advisor
Feb 2021
secured investment from

Kingtree & Warwick LLC Actively Sourcing Deals

Search Fund
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 2 Total Closed Deals
Kingtree & Warwick is a long-term capital investment vehicle based in Brooklyn, New York and is focused on acquiring a single business in the United States with the goal of operating and growing that business over an extended period of time. K&W is backed by a group of high-quality, well-capitalized long-term oriented institutional investors. K&W seeks to acquire businesses with between $2 and $6 million in profit, and between $15 million and $30 million in transaction value. 
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
Jun 2022
acquired
Investor
May 2022
acquired

MSix Capital Group Actively Sourcing Deals

Search Fund
  • 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
Investor
Nov 2023
invested in
Investor
Sep 2023
acquired

HH Capital Actively Sourcing Deals

Search Fund
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 2 Total Closed Deals
Headquartered in Saint Louis, Missouri, HH Capital is a self-funded venture ready to make a full equity purchase of a small middle-market business with cash on hand. We are interested in companies in the Midwest with consistent annual pre-tax net earnings between $1 million and $3 million. HH Capital can offer a flexible liquidity event. Open to all types of ownership structures. Your business will be owned and operated for its long-term value to benefit owners, shareholders, employees and community.We have general industries of interest, but prefer to evaluate each company from the bottom-up…
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
Aug 2023
acquired
Investor
Sep 2020
acquired

Game 7 Growth Actively Sourcing Deals

Search Fund
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 1 Total Closed Deal
Game 7 Capital II (Growth) is a search fund created by myself and two colleagues, following our successful self-funded acquisition of a company in the US Pacific Northwest. We have raised capital from institutional search investors to identify and acquire up to three separate companies to be managed by the three members of Game 7, with each member responsible for an independent industry focus.
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
Aug 2022
acquired

Embark Partners Actively Sourcing Deals

Search Fund
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 1 Total Closed Deal
Embark Partners is a search fund founded by Tim Heath and Michael Kahn. Tim and Michael are investor-backed entrepreneurs seeking to acquire and operate one single business. They plan to relocate to the business they acquire and operate it as a full-time career; they are not building a portfolio. Their capabilities make them particularly well suited to operate and grow a business at a growth inflection point. Michael has been a sales/bd executive with a strong track record, and Tim has experience designing go-to-market strategy at enterprise software firms. Visit our website for more…
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
Sep 2021
acquired

EvoProg LLC Actively Sourcing Deals

Search Fund
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 1 Total Closed Deal
Leveraging more than 20 years of experience in founding companies, fostering their growth, and successfully leading multiple acquisitions, we understand the intricacies of business operations from the ground up. Our philosophy is simple but powerful: Small incremental changes can lead to significant growth and legacy preservation. This approach isn’t one-size-fits-all; we customize it to fit the unique needs of your company.
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
Jun 2021
acquired

Clio Capital Partners Actively Sourcing Deals

Search Fund
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 1 Total Closed Deal
Clio Capital Partners are seasoned entrepreneurs and investors eager to be passed the torch from a successful entrepreneur. Operators at our core, we have the experience and dedication needed to build upon the legacy of your business’s success. We have the flexibility to unlock the wealth accumulated in your business while providing peace of mind you’re transferring ownership to a team focused on long-term growth rather than short-term financial engineering or cost-cutting.
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
Oct 2023
acquired

LML Capital Actively Sourcing Deals

Search Fund
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 1 Total Closed Deal
LML Capital is an acquisition fund located in San Francisco concentrating on investments in the Western United States, emphasis on (UT, WA, CO, CA, TX). We are industry agnostic focusing on acquiring and scaling evergreen, recurring revenue/recurring customer businesses generating $500K - $3M in annual EBITDA with commited capital and well established bank partners.
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
May 2021
acquired

KP Capital Partners Actively Sourcing Deals

Search Fund
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 1 Total Closed Deal
KP Capital Partners (KPCP) is a Vancouver-based investment firm focused on providing growth and/or liquidity capital to a single business in British Columbia where our connectivity gives us an edge. We aim to acquire a company with $5M - $30M of revenue that has attractive unit economics and access to growing markets. We believe that people are at the core of every business and aim to create opportunities for career and personal development, ultimately leading to business success.
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
Jun 2020
invested in

Sage Point Capital, LLC Actively Sourcing Deals

Search Fund
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 1 Total Closed Deal
OVERVIEWSage Point Capital is a New York based firm focused on acquiring and growing lower middle-market companies. Sage Point takes a highly hands-on approach to its investments.We invest $2-$15 million in long-term capital to acquire control positions in privately held companies with revenues between $10-$30 million.IndustriesWe are interested in niche markets ($100M+) that are highly fragmented with no clear leader or disruptors as well as established regional oligopolies. Our focus areas include:Business servicesTechnologyHealthcareEducationValue-added distributionConsumer…
Most Recent Transactions
Advisor
Mar 2000
secured investment from

Blue Tide Capital LLC Actively Sourcing Deals

Search Fund
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 1 Total Closed Deal
BlueTide Inc. is a Hawai'i based family owned company. private investment firm focused on small to medium sized acquisitions. We are passionate about preserving and enhancing Hawai’i’s business legacies through strategic acquisitions. Guided by a values-based approach to doing business, we strive to create lasting success for local businesses and our island community as a whole.
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
Apr 2024
acquired

Nova Vida Capital Actively Sourcing Deals

Search Fund
  • Actively Sourcing Deals
  • 1 Total Closed Deal
Nova Vida Capital is a Toronto-based investment firm that acquires small/medium-sized businesses seeking ownership transition.We have demonstrated experience in getting deals done by leveraging our knowledge of M&A and our network with lenders & investors in Canada. Moreover, we are Owner-Operators and like to get our hands dirty! By utilizing our past operational expertise, the aim is to unlock long-term value in the acquired business.Our best fit will be with a seller who has built an ethical business and would like to hand over the business through a gradual transition process to…
Most Recent Transactions
Investor
Sep 2021
acquired

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