Investment Criteria

SVMB’s current platforms include:

A distributor of highly customized material handling systems for commercial, industrial and military customers.

A leading manufacturer of negative pressure temperature controllers used in plastic manufacturing and cast aluminum fabrication.

A world class manufacturer of wire and tube straightening machines and ancillary equipment used by domestic manufacturing companies since 1866.

A manufacturer of precision tooling critical to regional Fortune 500 customers in the aerospace, automotive, industrial and commercial manufacturing fields.

Ownership Situation

Typically, our purchase will be made from owners who fall into one of these categories:

1. Owners that are retiring due to poor financial and/or health issues
2. Owners whose increasing risk aversion prevents them from continuing to fund the growth needs of the company

Platform Companies

Geography: Connecticut only

TTM Revenue: $500K minimum $8M maximum

Control investments and/or recapitalizations

Manufacturing / Value-Added Distribution / Business Services

Mature industries with low technology risk and no customer concentration

Bolt-on Acquisitions

Control Investments

Re-locatable to Connecticut

Value-Added Distribution / Niche Manufacturing

Avoided Industries

Single-store retailers / restaurant / biotechnology / information technology / real estate / project-based revenue