Investment Criteria

Salt Creek Capital seeks investment opportunities in a wide range of industries. We have a long-term track record of investing in lower middle-market businesses, bringing certainty of close on an expeditious basis. The following is a general description of the firm’s acquisition criteria:

Number of Active Investments
Year Founded
Number of Transactions
Million Assets Under Management
Structure & transaction types:
  • Control equity buyouts
  • Majority recapitalizations of family-owned and private businesses  
  • Corporate divestitures/carve-outs
  • Family succession and facilitating management transition   
  • Growth financing
Business types:
  • Manufacturing & logistics
  • Valued-added distribution & dealers
  • B2B & B2C services including IT products & services
  • Food & beverage, healthcare, government
  • Retail, hospitality, franchising & more
Company characteristics:
  • Established track record of profitability
  • EBITDA or annual cash flow greater than $750K and up to $20M
  • Market leader or potential to achieve market-leading position
  • U.S. and Canada headquarters
  • No distressed or turnaround situations 

Finders Fee

Our firm pays finder’s fees to brokers, agents or other intermediaries for referrals that lead to successful investments. We encourage operating professionals interested in pursuing a management buyout or corporate divestiture process, to inquire with us about a potential partnership.

Please contact us if you have any questions about Salt Creek Capital or our acquisition criteria.

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