The Mustang Group is a private equity firm that invests in middle market companies with revenue between $5 million and $100 million. Mustang provides a variety of capital and liquidity options to company owners ranging from growth capital to full liquidity.
They believe innovation is at the core of successful companies, the lifeblood that makes the business fun and exciting while creating shareholder value.
Mustangâ€™s partners have been privileged to work at and invest in some exceptional companies throughout their careers and have identified distinct business growth â€œleversâ€ that serve as a success formula for growing companies. Mustang works actively with its portfolio companies on initiatives in the areas of growth, profitability, capital efficiency and scalability (See chart below).
Mustangâ€™s approach is constructed on a simple principle: combine proven growth methods with owner-operatorâ€™s innovation and market knowledge for a compelling platform to help companies achieve sustainable revenue and earnings growth.
Investment Criteria Business characteristics
* $5 million to $100 million of revenue, cash flow positive * Leading competitive position in an industry or well-defined industry segment.
Industries of specific interest to Mustang include:
Leisure and recreation
Technology and technology-enabled services
Business and financial services
Specialty manufacturing Transaction types
Management buyouts â€“ Mustang partners with management to buy a business from its owners.
Recapitalizations â€“ Mustang provides full or partial liquidity to an owner or group of owners.
Corporate carve-outs â€“ Mustang partners with management to buy a business from a corporation.
Growth equity â€“ Mustang provides capital to help business owners execute a growth strategy.