Blackford Capital currently has nine portfolio companies under management that employ more than 1,600 people, operate in 11 states and generate combined revenues of approximately $225 million. In the past ten years, the firm has closed more than 35 transactions. Blackford Capital’s investment criteria includes mature, profitable businesses with revenues between $20 million and $100 million, and with management teams that desire to grow their business or who are seeking to retire.
Blackford’s robust network of operating partners combine strengths in sales, operations, and finance and invest significant energy in portfolio companies for the entirety of the investment.
We develop a strategic plan and drivers for future growth prior to closing to ensure that the ownership transition incorporates a shared vision with management. We build trust with our management teams through our previous experience, industry expertise and innovative ideas.
Blackford capital also conducts detailed analysis to determine the additional infrastructure investments that can be supported by cash flow.