Focused on smaller middle-market businesses, we work with privately-owned companies to provide ownership transitions and growth equity capital solutions. Our focus on smaller businesses allows founders and management to achieve shareholder goals and objectives.
Manufacturers of industrial and consumer products.
Service companies with unique offerings on a business-to-business or business-to-consumer basis.
Distribution companies with value-added positions.
Stone Pointe provides private equity capital for small and middle-market businesses. We work with privately owned businesses to provide ownership transitions and growth equity capital solutions allowing companies to achieve shareholder goals and objectives.
We have the flexibility and creativity to tailor our investment to meet the business characteristics and shareholder goals. Building and growing a small business takes time. Our investment horizon is generally up to ten years, but we can hold investments longer.
With a focus on small and middle-market businesses, we understand the challenges and opportunities facing niche businesses. Stone Pointe works closely with operating management to develop and execute strategic growth plans to create long-term shareholder value.
We have the flexibility and creativity to tailor our investment to meet the business characteristics and shareholder goals.
Stone Pointe works closely with owners and management to align our philosophical and economic goals. The result is a collaborative effort to grow and scale the business through strategic planning and investment.
Regional manufacturer of self-adhering building products specializing in modified bituminous compounds. Primary end markets are roofing, flooring, and sidewall underlayment applications.
Stone Pointe partnered with existing management to recapitalize the business, along with a management transition plan for retiring founders and management. A long-term strategic growth plan was implemented which included significant capital investment in the business to increase manufacturing capacity and capabilities.
Transaction Structure: Generational sale/recapitalization with existing shareholders and management.
Original investment: 2009
A niche capital goods company focused on high-pressure steam and industrial process heating applications. Vapor Powers product line is unique with gas and electric powered steam generators. Management and shareholders were looking for a partner to assist strategic growth opportunities.
Management chose to partner with Stone Pointe to structure a recapitalization providing partial liquidity and retained management ownership. Development of the strategic plan included expanding the distribution network and select strategic acquisitions. After Stone Pointe’s investment, Vapor Power acquired Precision Boilers, strategically expanding the product line with additional electrode boilers and auxiliary boiler room equipment.
Transaction Structure: Growth recapitalization with management
Original investment: 2014