Transaction Types

- Corporate carve outs/divestitures
- Public-to-private acquisitions
- Structured equity/credit
-
Distressed/restructuring​/turnarounds
- Buyout of retiring or passive shareholders
- Management buyouts


iNVESTMENT CRITERIA

bUILDING WORLD CLASS BUSINESSES IN THE LOWER MIDDLE MARKET

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.

Right Lane makes control investments in established companies across a broad spectrum of transaction types, sizes, and industries. Right Lane is often a buyer of choice in complex transactions regarded as too challenging by conventional investors.

Investment Horizon

- None. Strong bias to own quality assets for extended periods of time ("put it in a museum" mentality)

Business Characteristics

- Substantial engineering/product development 
- Significant market share or brand recognition
- Customized/small batch products
- Diverse customer base
- Aftermarket parts/services revenues
- “Mission Critical” product applications
- High customer switching costs

Geography

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

Ownership

- Control investors (51% - 100%)

Financial Profile

- Platform EBITDA of <$0 to $15 million 
- Frequently undergoing deteriorating performance
- Willing to invest in unprofitable/distressed companies with significant hard assets or a clear path to profitability
- Any Revenue/EBITDA size for add-on acquisitions

Industries of Interest

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

Securities

Varies by transaction: - Common Equity
- Preferred equity
- Sub debt
- Structured Credit (including DIP and exit financing)