All American Capital’s private equity activities are focused on acquiring controlling interests in excellent middle market companies with strong management at fair valuations.

Acquisition Criteria

Transaction Types

Management and Leveraged buyouts (MBO & LBO)
Corporate divestitures
Growth and expansion investments

Investment & Financial Characteristics

Total enterprise values ranging from $25 to $500 million

Controlling equity investments of $5 to $100 million
EBITDA of $5 million or greater

Company revenues of $25 million or greater

Operating Management Philosophy

We provide active leadership in strategic planning, capital allocation, acquisition and financing opportunities, all with the goal of maximizing enterprise value.

Day-to-day operating decisions are made by company management.

We believe in structuring meaningful equity ownership for senior management to create valuable incentives and align shareholder interests.

Company & Business Characteristics

Established and defensible market position (unique or proprietary products, services or customers; or product, cost or other advantages)

Quality management in-place (we are prepared to augment, but not replace)

Established and profitable operating history with healthy operating margins and proven free cash flow generation

High returns on invested capital

Attractive growth prospects, both internal and external

Stable or growing markets with limited cyclicality

Limited risk of technological obsolescence

Simple, understandable businesses

Fair valuation

Headquartered in the U.S., with a preference to Western U.S.