OFFERS TO INVEST SUBMITTED
MAJORITY CONTROL INVESTMENTS COMPLETED
We are committed to provide our expertise in management teams, networks, and financial plans for growth in each of our portfolio companies. We value the importance of supporting both the local and national economy, and focus on creating jobs in the communities that our companies call home.
We are quick to provide new opportunities for expansion and are dedicated to working together to strengthen management process, attract new customers, and capitalize on business growth and development.
We are a firm that works together with shared values to achieve common goals, create long-term partnerships, and deliver best-in-class results. We are motivated for our clients and driven by their metrics of success, and share a common goal to grow together.
Blackford Capital’s team combines new perspectives and creative approaches to develop sustainable and profitable businesses. We build trust with our clients through our industry expertise and innovative ideas – we know your business and what it takes for it to reach its full potential. For our portfolio companies, Blackford Capital provides the chance to grow under the management of some of the nation’s most successful leaders who have the vision and commitment to successfully grow their business.
The lower middle market typically includes companies $20 – $100 million in revenue and $3 – 30 million in cashflow. This segment of the market offers a niche investment area for Blackford, and allows us to focus on industries and businesses where we maintain a competitive advantage.
Blackford seeks mature companies with proven profitability, stable cash flows, and management teams that are looking to grow the business yet require additional capital and expertise to reach these goals.
In most cases, Blackford seeks majority-control of a company where we believe we can add meaningful value through operational enhancements and an optimized capital structure.
Blackford focuses on low-tech manufacturing, distribution, and service companies with an industrial focus, while targeting businesses with a customer base in mature and growing industries.
As we evaluate a deal, Blackford develops a growth and operations strategy prior to closing the transaction utilizing its network of operating partners and strategic resources.
Blackford targets 3.0x – 4.0x cash-on-cash returns (25%+ IRR) over a 5 – 7 year period.