Client Seeks Engineered Industrial Products, Industrial Services, and Value-Added Distribution Businesses

Calder Capital is working with our client to identify for acquisition engineered industrial product manufacturers, industrial service businesses, and/or value-added distribution businesses. The client is searching throughout the entire United States and is open to considering a diverse range of opportunities. Of particular interest are critical component manufacturers or service businesses with repeat sales opportunities. Areas of interest include process, automation and flow controls, sensors, test and measurement devices, value-added maintenance, repair, installation, and aftermarket support, along with, packaging and building products businesses.

Acquisition Criteria:

Target: Critical component engineered industrial product manufacturers, industrial service businesses, and value-added distribution businesses. Of special interest are packaging supplies distribution businesses.

Geography: Based in the U.S.

Revenue: $3M – $15M in EBITDA for platform companies. Add-ons of any size are of interest.

Valuation/Deal Structure: The client prefers that management plans to be an equity partner in every platform investment the client makes. They pay special attention to correctly incentivizing and rewarding employees. An openness to a variety of deal structures allows our client to be flexible and best meet a seller’s needs.

Automatic Disqualifiers: The client is not interested in opportunities that are heavily reliant on big-ticket items – whether that is large service jobs or large capital equipment items.

About Our Client:

Our client is a Midwest-based private equity investment firm with over 30 years of experience in investing, building, and improving businesses. Our client takes an active portfolio management approach and ensures proper management team incentives are in place. Our client’s partners are the largest investors in their fund, so they have significant “skin in the game.” As a result, they generally pursue a longer-term hold period for their investments, focusing on a long-term perspective and a partnership mentality.

The client has been recognized by several institutions for their expertise in working with private business owners, and nearly 70% of the acquisitions the team has completed were with entrepreneurs/owners. They focus on being a good steward of a business owner’s legacy.

Our client features a strong team and Midwest-based culture and is looking for businesses that (a) feature a strong strategic fit in terms of the type of critical-component or service focus and end markets, and (b) is a strong cultural fit with our client.

If you are interested or know of a potentially interested party, please fill out the form below or contact:

Sam Scharich
Direct: 616-970-6124
[email protected]

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