Investment Criteria

We Seek To Invest In Companies That Are Well-Run But Still Have Opportunities For Improvement

Industry Sectors

  • Engineered industrial products

  • Industrial services

  • Value-added distribution


  • Platform companies based in North America

  • Add-ons considered globally

Investment Size Parameters

  • $3 - $15 million EBITDA

  • Add-ons of any size

Investment Attributes We Seek

Industry Attributes

  • Positive long-term industry trends

  • Large fragmented markets

  • Sustainable long-term growth

  • Attractive competitive dynamics

  • Limited technology and regulatory risk

Company Attributes

  • Differentiated products and services

  • Sustainable competitive advantages

  • Visionary management teams investing in partnership with Shorehill

  • High cash flow generation

  • Differentiated margins

  • Believable acquisition and organic growth opportunities

Shorehill Attributes

  • Reasonable belief our capital will be preserved under virtually all outcomes

  • Ability for the Shorehill team to impact the outcome

  • Transactions in which Shorehill can be a differentiated buyer

Targeted Sectors

Engineered Industrial Products

Industrial Services

Value-Added Distribution

Attributes We Seek

  • Positive long-term industry growth dynamics

  • Technical, mission-critical products

  • Sustainable competitive advantages

  • Superior margin profile

Areas of Interest

  • Highly engineered industrial components and parts

  • Process, automation and flow controls

  • Packaging, paper and plastic

  • Sensors, test and measurement devices

  • Building products

  • Food safety

  • Water processing, controls and filtration

Shorehill Experience

  • CII Technologies, Inc.

  • Dura-Line Holdings, Inc.

  • Functional Devices, Inc.

  • GSE Holding, Inc.

  • Hunt Valve

  • Jeffrey Chain, L.P.

  • The Koller Group

  • Power Grid Components, Inc.

  • Precise Technology, Inc.

  • Stronghaven, Inc.

  • Thermon Group, Inc.

  • Tribus Aerospace LLC

  • Waddington North America, Inc.

  • Weasler, Inc.

  • Woods Equipment Co.

Attributes We Seek

  • Service offering generates significant time and cost savings to the customer

  • Consistent, in-depth customer relationships

  • Superior margin profile

Areas of Interest

  • Specialty contracting

  • Value-added maintenance and repair service

  • Technical support and services

  • Assembly, kitting, and calibration

  • Installation and aftermarket support

Shorehill Experience

  • Baker Tanks, Inc.

  • Northstar Group Holdings

Attributes We Seek

  • Critical link in the supply chain

  • Value-added service offering to support product sales

  • Complex customer relationships

  • Fragmented industry structure

  • Superior margin profile

Areas of Interest

  • Building automation controls

  • Rigid packaging

  • Select building products

  • Replacement parts

Shorehill Experience

  • Ascent Lifting, Inc.

  • Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc.

  • Belt Power Holdings, LLC

  • Flexpak, LLC

  • KHC Holdings, Inc. (Kele Inc.)

  • Kranson Industries, Inc.

  • SunSource Holdings, Inc.

  • Tharco Containers

  • Triad Technologies, LLC

  • TricorBraun Holdings, Inc.

  • Utiliserve, Inc.

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