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Focused Investments

Slate targets business services, distribution, light manufacturing, and food & beverage businesses.


Key Business Characteristics

  • Stable or recurring revenue

  • Identifiable growth opportunities

  • Sustainable margins

  • High returns on invested capital/limited capital intensity

  • Significant barriers to entry and/or significant market share

  • Simple, understandable businesses

  • Non-cyclical industries

Financial Criteria

  • Annual cash flow of $3 million to $15 million


  • Slate requires a controlling interest in acquired companies

Geographic Focus

  • Companies with headquarters located in the Eastern half of the United States