Golden Spike Capital - Investment Philosophy

Golden Spike Capital is targeting a private business with a history of profitability along with quality margins.  The following are key metrics that we evaluate in all potential acquisitions:

Industry Characteristics
  • Large, fragmented and growing industry
  • Limited technology risk
  • Financial Attributes
  • Revenue between $10 and $75 million
  • EBITDA in excess of $1 million
  • EBITDA margin greater than 10%
  • People
  • Owner seeking liquidity and ownership transition
  • Experienced and talented middle management team desiring to stay with the company
  • Strong employee relationships
  • Owner willing to take an active role during a transition period
  • Company Characteristics
  • Niche manufacturing or service business
  • Potential for organic growth
  • Diverse customer base
  • Distinct competitive advantage
  • Recurring revenue streams preferred