CIVC’s Industry Focus
We’ve had decades of success growing business services companies through extensive sector knowledge and strong relationships with founders and management teams. CIVC is drawn to management partners looking to accelerate the growth of their business.
Our experience means better results
Over decades of partnership in the business services industry, we’ve developed deep sector knowledge which gives us an appreciation of what you’ve built. This enables us to move more efficiently through the diligence process and serve as a value-added capital partners during the next phase of growth.
We look for leading business services companies in large, fragmented markets that have the opportunity to grow organically and through acquisitions.
$5 to $25 Million
Initial Equity Investment
$20 to $100 Million
US or Canada
Recapitalizations, Buyouts & Growth Equity
Our Sector Focus
Utility & Infrastructure Services
Utility & infrastructure services
Critical professional and industrial services related to the maintenance, upkeep and upgrade of infrastructure.
- Gas/electric/telecom maintenance & installation
- Water/wastewater maintenance & installation
- Road maintenance & repair
- Engineering & design services
- Utility locating & subsurface engineering
- Construction/project management
Commercial Facility Services
Commercial facility services
Essential technical services requiring skilled labor for commercial facilities and their environments.
- Landscape maintenance
- Building system (HVAC, Generator, Elevator, Etc.) maintenance
- Property management
- Security + access control monitoring & services
- Industrial cleaning
- Maintenance & turnaround services
- Testing & inspection services
- Exterior facility maintenance & restoration
Supporting insurance companies through better customer experience, accusation and process improvement.
- Insurance distribution (retail & wholesale)
- Managing general agents & specialty underwriting
- Warranty providers
- Claims investigation & management
Supporting critical technology transformation, security and operations through consulting, managed and professional services.
- Value-added resellers
- Implementation & consulting services
- Managed services
- Cybersecurity services
- Digital transformation services
- Internet of Things
Transportation & Logistics
Transportation & logistics
Professional services to connect the supply chain.
- International & domestic freight forwarding
- Freight brokerage
- Intermodal logistics
- Customs brokerage
- Supply chain management consulting and technology
- Managed transportation and contract logistics
- Asset-light trucking
- Value-added warehousing
- Fleet maintenance
Value added services helping customers manage critical parts of their business that aren’t handled internally.
- Legal support services
- HR & employment services
- Research & consulting services
- Corporate training
- Professional, regulatory & safety certification
- Finance/accounting services
Software & Tech-Enabled Services
Software & tech-enabled services
Where professional services are bolstered by software and optimize relationships by improving internal teams and their workflows.
- Safety, risk management & compliance services
- Enterprise software/SaaS
- Data analytics & business intelligence
- Custom software development
Digital Marketing Services
Digital marketing services
Transitioning brands’ and companies’ strategies to drive digital engagement with customers.
- Paid search & social
- Search engine optimization
- Email marketing & automation
- Public relations & influencer management
- Web design & development
- Reporting & attribution
Compliance & Risk Management
Compliance & risk management
Identifying, assessing and mitigating potential losses.
- Audit & compliance services
- Fraud prevention
- Financial security & risk management
Industrial & environmental services
Consulting, remediation and inspection services to support a compliant and eco-friendly operation to help protect and improve our environment.
- Specialty equipment maintenance and repair
- Industrial automation services
- Environmental remediation and disaster response
- Audit and compliance services
- Water quality services
Vital professional services needed for the maintenance and repair of residential facilities.
- HVAC maintenance & repair
- Plumbing maintenance & repair
- Electrical/security installations, maintenance & repair
- Pest control
- Exterior maintenance & restoration
Supporting the transformation of financial systems and processes through the integration of technology.
- Payments & transaction processing
- Financial data analytics & information services
- Financial services enterprise software & services