Investment Strategy

Exclusive focus on growth-oriented businesses in the lower middle market.

Svoboda Capital Partners focuses its investment efforts in three key sectors: value-added distribution, business services, and consumer products and services. Our goal is to combine our extensive experience in these sectors with empowered and motivated management teams to support profitable growth through new products, new markets, additional services, add-on acquisitions and other strategic initiatives. While every company has unique attributes and opportunities, we target companies that possess these critical business characteristics:

  • + Leading, defensible market positions
  • + Meaningful value proposition as evidenced by strong margins
  • + Excellent customer relationships
  • + Demonstrated track record of execution and revenue growth
  • + Alignment with management teams
  • + Strong CEO leadership
  • + High return on invested capital

Svoboda Capital Partners adheres to a disciplined list of investment criteria and transaction types:

  • + Transaction value range: $25 million to $150 million
  • + Targeted investment revenues: $10 million to $100 million
  • + Targeted EBITDA range: $3 million to $15 million
  • + Targeted EBITDA margins: 8% to 10% or higher
  • + Investment size: $10 million to $25 million
  • + Transaction type: leveraged buyout and majority recapitalizations