Criteria & Approach

EBITDA

$4 – 20 million

Equity Investment

$15 – 80 million

Geography

US or Canada

Ownership

Founder-owned
Management-owned
Secondary buyouts

Transactions

Recapitalizations
Buyouts
Growth equity

Characteristics

Proven management teams
Meaningful recurring revenue
Scalable platforms

The CIVC Approach

Partnership
Experience
Growth-Focused

Partnership

  • Align incentives with key members of management through broad equity participation
  • Serve as thought partner to management in developing strategic plan
  • Provide management the flexibility and autonomy necessary to operate and grow the business
  • Create long-lasting, mutually beneficial relationships

Experience

  • Patient investors with experience through multiple cycles
  • Sector focus results in deep network of industry specific resources and capabilities
  • Diverse investor backgrounds fosters idea generation
  • Thematic approach seeks to capitalize on prior experiences

Growth-Focused

  • Focus on growth rather than financial engineering or excess leverage to generate returns
  • Make investments necessary to drive geographic, service-line, and end-market expansion
  • Support add-on M&A efforts – have sourced and executed more than 100 add-ons since 1989