When we measure a company’s credibility, we employ stringent criteria. A company should have innovative products or services, growing market positions and strong management teams in place or identified. It should be capable of building shareholder value through market strength in product line, technology, distribution, manufacturing or brand and have a clear business strategy with multiple avenues for growth and market share gains. Fundamental and compelling industry growth drivers should be in place and the company should have exit potential through a financial or strategic sale, or IPO.
We target a company where a unique angle exists to secure the acquisition or