INVESTMENT FOCUS

Ostium Partners is uniquely positioned to be a partner of choice for many business owners. We work closely with  owners to create a custom transaction structure that meets their needs, while ensuring long-term success of the company. Ostium Partners intends to continue with the legacy and culture of the company.

The business should satisfy many of the following criteria:

BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY CHARACTERISTICS

  • Based in the Eastern United States 

  • Growing or stable industry

  • Strong and non-cyclical recurring revenues

  • Stable cash flows

  • Straightforward business model

  • Diverse and loyal customer base

  • Identifiable growth opportunities

  • Strong middle management team

FINANCIAL

  • $0.5 - $3.0 million of annual cash flows (EBITDA)

  • 10%+ operating margins

  • Positive revenue growth over the past 3 years

  • Low capital expenditures required to grow the business

  • Current owners seeking to sell majority of their stake

SECTOR FOCUS

  • Real estate service providers (settlement companies, title insurance agencies, real estate software)

  • Healthcare services

  • Business services

  • Logistical and transportation services

  • Technology enabled educational services

  • Environmental and engineering services

  • B2B software services

OWNER SITUATION

  • Succession planning – for founders and owners that are looking to sell their business for liquidity or estate reasons 

  • Owner seeking a focused role (e.g.  sales) and a liquidity event

  • Divestiture of non-core or “orphan” divisions of larger corporations

 

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