Equity Capital
for Buyouts and Special Situations



Investment Criteria

Forest Hill makes equity investments in transactions that meet the following criteria:

Transaction Types
Management buyouts, corporate divestitures, growth financings, turnarounds, recapitalizations and generational transfers

Transaction Size
For initial acquisitions, Forest Hill targets companies with revenues of $5 to $50 million. For add-on acquisitions, we seek businesses with revenues of at least $2 million.

Operating Cash Flow
Preference for positive and historically stable, with sufficient operating history, but will also do turnarounds and bankruptcies.

Industry Preference
Preference for niche industrial, value added manufacturing and automotive. Also intersted in Specialty equipment manufacturing; Plastics; Proprietary distribution; Business services; Industrial Minerals; Mining; Dimension Stone; Aggregates.

Geographic Preference
Forest Hill will invest in companies throughout North America, but we have a strong preference for opportunities located in the Midwest. We have no geographic preference for strategic acquisitions made on behalf of portfolio companies.

Ownership
Preference for majority ownership.

Undesirable Industries
Real estate; oil and gas properties; and high technology companies. Early stage situations, such as start-ups seeking venture capital.


Copyright 2012 | All Rights Reserved