Criteria

Experienced.  Focused.  Proven.

Audax Private Equity partners with management teams of middle market leaders looking to accelerate growth.  Our “Buy & Build” strategy, when executed in close collaboration with skilled management teams, is a proven formula.

Investment Sectors

  • Business & Consumer Services
  • Energy
  • Healthcare
  • Technology, Media, Telecom
  • Industrials
    • Chemicals
    • Industrials
    • Infrastructure & Building Materials

Business Models

  • Distribution
  • Manufacturing
  • Services

We target platforms with:

  • $5 – $35 million in EBITDA
  • Enterprise value of $50 million to $300 million
  • Market-leading position
  • Proven management
  • Sustainable competitive advantages
  • High free cash flow conversion
  • Strong EBITDA growth prospects
  • Industry structures consistent with our “Buy & Build” strategy
  • Multiple exit opportunities

We target add-ons with:

  • Strategic fit with a platform company
    • Direct competitors
    • Complementary products / services
    • Overlapping customers / channel relationships
    • Indirect competitors in adjacent markets
  • EBITDA of any size