Target Investments

  • Niche manufacturers
  • Value-added distributors
  • Select service companies

Investment Situations

  • Recapitalizations of closely held/family-controlled companies
  • Management-led buyouts
  • Underperforming, but fundamentally solid companies

Ownership Position

  • Control and non-control positions
  • Common and/or preferred equity
  • Will partner with like-minded investment firms

Investment Attributes

  • Annual revenues > $10 million
  • Cash flow positive preferred, but not required
  • Committed management team
  • Meaningful market position in respective industry
  • Manageable customer concentration
  • Organic growth opportunities

Prior Investment Experience

  • Environmental Services
  • Flexible Packaging
  • Home Décor
  • Metal Roll Forming
  • Direct Marketing/Lead Generation
  • Precision Machining
  • Specialty Chemicals
  • Rotational Molding
  • Custom Manufacturing
  • Injection Molding
  • High Performance Plastics

Current Areas of Interest

  • High performance thermoplastics
  • Food service equipment and supplies
  • Home accessory products
  • Air and water filtration products
  • Specialty chemicals, adhesives and sealants
  • Healthcare products and services

Geographic Preference

  • Platforms: Midwest
  • Add-ons: North America

Referral Fees

  • Referral fees to be paid for any investment lead that culminates in a transaction


Download: Squire Ridge Acquisition Criteria Sheet

Download: Squire Ridge Nondisclosure Agreement

Download: Squire Ridge Standard Fee Agreement