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RFE pursues growth strategies in North American small market companies.

We make control investments in businesses with initial enterprise values of $20 million to $150 million. The RFE team then works collaboratively with management to identify actionable channels of growth, both organically and through add-on acquisitions. Management will also have access to a network of operations and human capital resources that are available to support the team throughout the investment lifecycle.

Approach

We generally provide between $10 million and $35 million in equity capital to companies with attractive growth prospects and strong management teams. We can be flexible in our structure, whether it’s a business owner staying with the business or transitioning out. We are responsive to situational needs and can offer creative solutions.

Industry Focus

RFE pursues growth strategies for companies in the following sectors:

  • Business Services
  • Industrial
  • Healthcare Services
  • Technology
  • Media
  • Telecom
  • Consumer

Investment Criteria

The companies in which we invest share these dynamic characteristics:

  • Outstanding management leadership
  • Leading and defensible market position
  • Established franchise
  • Clearly defined and growing market
  • At least $5 million in EBITDA