Capital For Business

Eleven South Meramec
Suite 1330
St. Louis, MO 63105 (314) 746-7427 (p) (314) 746-8739 (f)
Our Investment Focus

Our Investment Focus

CFB® targets investments in companies that are leaders in attractive niche markets that share the following characteristics: significant and defensible market positions; differentiated products and services; scalable business platforms; and consistent financial performance. CFB® targets investments arising from management buyouts, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, corporate divestitures, growth financings, and going-private transactions.

Annual Revenues
Greater than $8 million for platform companies
No minimum for add-on candidates
Transactions
Management buyouts
Leveraged buyouts
Recapitalizations
Corporate divestitures
Growth financings
Going-private transactions
Third-party/Fundless sponsored transactions
Structure
Subordinated debentures
Preferred stock
Common stock
Warrants
Current Return
Interest
Dividend payments
Involvement
Board level advisors
Target Traits
Proven management
Proven cash flow
Defensible market position
Scalable business platform
Growing niche
Location
North America
Exit Strategies
Sale to management
Sale to strategic or financial acquirer
Initial public offering
Not Considered
Start-ups
Turnarounds
Unproven technologies
Real estate
Financial institutions