Our Vision

To be the pre-eminent private equity firm in the smaller end of the middle market, building great businesses while taking the high road in all that we do.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to deliver superior returns by buying successful, niche-leading companies and taking them to the next level. We will accomplish this by partnering with management teams to improve operations, support organic growth initiatives, and complete add-on acquisitions. We will create value for all stakeholders by building companies that are not just bigger, but are qualitatively better and more well-positioned strategically by the time we realize our investment.

Guiding Principles

Work hard, always do the right thing, and consistently follow through by doing what we say we are going to do.
Meet challenges head on. Acknowledge problems so that they may be dealt with in a timely manner.
Treat our portfolio company management teams as partners in the value creation process.
Ensure that our portfolio company employees are treated fairly.
Ensure that both we and our companies are fully compliant in legal, tax, regulatory and environmental matters.
Treat our own employees with respect and provide them with opportunities for professional development and advancement.
Encourage teamwork and the exchange of differing viewpoints while building consensus.
Strive for continuous improvement in every aspect of our business and our portfolio companies’ businesses.
Take the High Road in everything that we do.
Always stay positive and never give up. Ever.