Investment Strategy

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“ Invest in good companies and help them grow into larger and better companies ”

Westhook Capital is a Los Angeles-based private equity firm founded by professionals with over 50 years of combined experience growing companies as investors, company executives and advisors through multiple economic cycles.

Westhook is targeting 5 - 6 platform investments for its inaugural fund, Westhook Capital Partners, L.P, with $140 million in commitments.

Westhook focuses on control buyouts of North American based lower middle market companies within the consumer, industrial, business services and healthcare services sectors that can benefit from the firms’ hands-on, operationally-focused and proven approach to value creation.

The central tenet of Westhook’s investment approach is that significant value can be created through the systematic growth and improvement of lower middle market companies.

Westhook targets companies with a solid track record of financial performance, a demonstrated ability to generate cash flow, defensible margins, and attractive growth prospects. Providing more than just capital, Westhook delivers expertise and resources targeted at a company’s specific area of need.


Investment Criteria



COMPANY SIZE


REVENUE : $20 MILLION +
EBITDA : $4 to $15 MILLION


SECTOR FOCUS


INDUSTRIAL, BUSINESS SERVICES,
CONSUMER, HEALTHCARE SERVICES


INVESTMENT SIZE


$10 to $40 MILLION


SITUATIONAL FOCUS


FOUNDER-OWNED, SECONDARY BUYOUTS,
CORPORATE DIVESTITURES


TRANSACTION TYPE


CONTROL BUYOUTS, MANAGEMENT BUYOUTS, RECAPITALIZATIONS


GEOGRAPHY


NORTH AMERICA