Blackford Capital’s National Growth Practice invests in middle-market manufacturing, distribution, and service companies located in the United States or Canada.  The fund targets family- and entrepreneur-owned businesses that seek expansion capital where the management team will remain with the company, or businesses where the owners/operators are retiring and looking to diversity their wealth and transition ownership of the business.  The fund looks for investments that fit the following criteria:


$20 – $100 million


$2 – $10 million


Low-tech manufacturing; Distribution; Business services with industrial customer base


Prefer management teams that are looking to partner and grow the business, but will consider opportunities where business owner is seeking to retire or exit


Proven profitability for last three years with future expectations of positive, stable cash flows is preferred, but not required


United States and Canada

Current Portfolio Companies

Blackford Capital’s current portfolio includes a number of companies, ranging from professional services to manufacturing and distribution to technology. We invest in companies with a history of success that we can grow through an investment of our capital, commitment of time, and expertise.

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