Founded in 1989, Emprise Partners is a merchant banking firm which initiates and executes transactions with companies in the lower middle market, with sales between $5 and $25 million. We have closed over 50 buy-side transactions, helping companies achieve their long-range business and financial goals.
As an Agent – Emprise Partners provides buy-side representation to corporations, industry-specific management teams and private equity groups. In this capacity, we function as an extension of the management team and assist in crafting and executing acquisition searches.
As a Principal – Emprise Partners is committed to a strategy of buying, building and holding for the long term. As a financial partner, we assist in the acquisition and growth of manufacturing businesses in the Great Lakes Region with proprietary products or defensible niche positions and sales between $5 and $25 million.
Building on our extensive transaction experience and relationships, we are pursuing a strategy of buying, building and holding companies for the long term as Principals. We are focused on the acquisition from retiring owners or family-owned companies without succession management of manufacturing businesses in the Great Lakes Region with proprietary products or defensible niche positions and sales between $5 million and $25 million.
At Emprise Partners, we pride ourselves on our dedication to providing the highest quality of service to our business partners. This tradition of excellence has been, and continues to be, driven by the following fundamental values, which we are committed to bringing to every transaction:
Team Approach – We work along with, and as an extension of, the management teams and equity sources. We partner with you to help you achieve your goals.
Experience – Our experience has ranged from idea generation through ownership and company sale. We have completed transactions ranging from acquisitions, divestitures, and debt placement to public offerings of equity and debt.
Pursuit of Results – We completed 13 acquisitions in 12 months for one of our clients. We get results.
Integrity – We provide advice as if the money to be invested were our own.
Tenacity – One of the transactions we closed took almost three years from initiation to completion of the transaction.