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Investment Criteria

Size and Geography

EBITDA: $2 - $5 million 

  • Enterprise Value of up to $25 million 

  • Add-on acquisitions of any size

Sectors of Focus

  • Aerospace & Defense 

  • Automotive

  • ​Building Products 

  • Chemicals

  • Industrial Services

  • ​Metals & Materials  

  • Power 

  • Value-added Distribution

Transaction Types

While there is no typical transaction, a CLC deal will generally have some or all of the following characteristics:   

  • Established business model with defensible market position

  • Sustainable operating margins with strong free cash flow

  • Family-owned business

  • Best-in-class management team

Investment Structure 

  • ​Capable of closing a transaction with own capital or with partners

  • Seek to close transactions quickly

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