Waveland Investments is a Chicago-based private equity firm with a committed fund that focuses on lower middle market manufacturing, distribution and service companies all over the United States.
Waveland is actively seeking opportunities with the following characteristics:
Waveland is focused on forming strong partnerships with management. We work to structure transactions that meet the needs of business owners and continuing management.
- Companies with revenues greater than $10 million or existing EBITDA between $1 million and $5 million.
- Companies with strong market position or franchise value.
- Companies with strong management teams requiring capital to obtain the next performance level.
- Bankruptcy Code Section 363 sales, Assignments for the benefit of Creditors or other turnaround opportunities requiring intense oversight and/or new management.
Waveland is willing to finance transactions on an all-cash basis and raise permanent debt financing post-closing. This ability to close deals without external financing enables us to complete transactions quickly.