CenterGate Capital approaches its lower middle market investments as a hands-on intensive partnership that helps drive material operational and cash flow improvements. Partner companies generally have revenues up to $250 million and focus on manufacturing, consumer goods, or business and industrial services.

Investment Criteria
  • Revenue of $20 to $250 million

  • Up to $20 million of EBITDA 

  • Primarily generates revenue in North America

  • Strong competitive position with differentiated products and services​

Industry Experience
  • Business Services

  • Industrials

  • Consumer

  • Technology

  • Healthcare

CenterGate Differentiation
  • Flexible capital including equity and/or debt

  • Trusted partners who understand complex business issues

  • Experience navigating through various business cycles

  • Clear and appropriate alignment of interests with management

  • Capability to handle special situations, turnaround opportunities, and corporate carve-outs

Transaction Types
  • LBO, MBO, and corporate carve-outs

  • Recapitalizations and restructurings

  • Liquidity for closely-held companies