Corinthian Capital targets unique niche companies that have a demonstrated history of profitability and the ability to generate above average margins and strong cash flows. We take a highly disciplined approach to investment selection and generally pursue opportunities that meet or exceed the following specific criteria:

  • Niche market leaders in the manufacturing, distribution, service and consumer products segments
  • Located primarily in North America
  • Defensible market positions and competitive advantages
  • Low technological risk
  • Reasonable capital expenditure and working capital requirements
  • Proven, high quality operating management teams in-place or "on-deck"
  • Good operating leverage, where modest sales growth leads to accelerated earnings
  • Financial parameters for stand-alone investments:
    • Sales: $50 million to $250 million
    • EBITDA: $10 million to $30 million
  • Financial parameters for add-on acquisitions:
    • Sales: $10 million to $250 million
    • EBITDA: $1 million to $30 million
  • We also review companies operating in out-of-favor or difficult to understand industries