Right Lane makes control investments in established companies across a broad spectrum of transaction types, sizes, and industries.

Right Lane is actively looking to expand its portfolio. Please contact us with any opportunities that might be a fit. We believe in quick response times, and are pleased to pay appropriate finders' fees in the event of a successful transaction.

Ownership

- Control investors

Geography

- Focus on United States and Canada, but willing to invest opportunistically elsewhere provided there are stable political/accounting regimes in place.

Securities

Varies by transaction: - Common Equity
- Preferred equity
- Sub debt
- Structured Credit
- Earnouts

Investment Horizon

- 3 to 15+ years
- Strong bias to own quality assets for extended periods of time ("put it in a museum" mentality)

Financial Profile

- Platform EBITDA of $3 million to $20 million ($1 to $5 million for Right Lane Industries)
- Any Revenue/EBITDA size for add-on acquisitions
- Willing to invest in unprofitable companies with significant hard assets or a clear path to profitability

Business Characteristics

- Substantial engineering/product development 
- Significant market share or brand recognition (including 'heritage' brands that have lost their way)
- Customized/small batch products
- Diverse customer base
- Aftermarket parts/services revenues
- “Mission Critical” product applications
- High customer switching costs

Industries of Interest

Industry agnostic, but interest and experience in:
- ​
Niche Manufacturing
- Engineered Products
- Industrial Services
- Analytical Instrumentation
- Branded Specialty Distribution
- Aerospace & Defense
- Environmental
- Power Generation & Services
​- Multi-Site Specialty Retail

bUILDING WORLD CLASS BUSINESSES IN THE LOWER MIDDLE MARKET

iNVESTMENT CRITERIA

Transaction Types

- Public-to-private acquisitions
- Corporate carve outs/divestitures
- Structured equity/specialty finance
- Buyout of retiring or passive shareholders
- Management buyouts

​- Restructuring