The primary mandate is to invest in profitable small to mid-sized businesses and enterprises (SMBs and SMEs) based in North America. Ideal candidates for acquisition have an enterprise value between $2 million and $50 million with positive cash flows between $500 thousand and $5 million.
Our criteria are:
acquire controlling ownership interests in portfolio companies and make additional platform acquisitions;
make either majority or minority investments in companies that meet its investment criteria;
typically hold investments between five to seven years. Spin-off candidates may become their own publicly traded companies in as early as two to three years, with SBDG maintaining its position for its stated holding period.