Oval Partners is a multifamily office investment vehicle designed to provide liquidity, growth capital, and acquisition funding to founders of cash flow generating, growing businesses. Our capital is permanent. It is committed, unencumbered, and unconstrained in terms of holding period. We offer the capabilities and capital of a private equity fund, but the mentality, partner orientation, and time-frame of a private holding company.
• Patient, long term oriented capital
• Partner orientation with organization and management
• Analytically rigorous, but uniquely streamlined
• Strive to build on already strong foundation to create a truly differentiated platform for strategic acquisitions
Oval Partners was founded to enable successful owners and CEOs to unlock the full growth potential of their businesses while gaining liquidity today and planning for the future. We partner with management to scale businesses through prudent investment. Given our permanent, flexible capital, we invest to support:
• Shareholder liquidity and diversification, coupled with accelerated business value creation
• Roll-up acquisitions and industry consolidation
• Expansion of geographies and operational capacity
• Development of new products and services
• Transformation of go-to-market strategy
• Augmentation of sales and marketing
• Ownership and managerial transitions, as desired
FlexPrint was founded in 2005, and has become the nation’s leading privately-owned enterprise for Managed Print and Technology Services. FlexPrint’s managed solutions and expertise streamlines business workflow for corporate, regional, and remote locations under a single national service level agreement. This blend of consultative service and solutions encourages client growth through consistent workflow with proactive customer service, a boost in employee efficiency, and driving costs out of business operations. For additional information, please visit www.FlexPrintInc.com
Cannon IV, Inc. is a leading independent Managed Print Service (MPS) provider and reseller of imaging
and printing solutions. Cannon IV, Inc. was founded in 1974 by Richard J. Jones, father of Jerry, John, Jeff, and Jim. Jerry became President in 1978 after Richard passed away. Cannon IV originally specialized in carbon paper and typewriter ribbons, and the company was operated from the family’s garage. As technology evolved, so did Cannon IV. Cannon IV is a nationwide service provider helping clients understand and control the costs associated with printing and imaging. The company is headquartered in a 15,000 square foot facility on the northeast side of Indianapolis with field sales representatives in Indiana, Ohio and Texas. For additional info please go to http://www.cannon4.com.For additional info please go to www.cannon4.com.
ProCopy is a trusted document imaging products and solutions provider that helps reduce the complexity associated with technology selection. Headquartered in Tempe, Arizona with locations in Tucson and Prescott, the company has been named to the Inc. 500|5000 list of fastest growing companies for 3 consecutive years. ProCopy’s mission is to provide the best customer experience and the most comprehensive Written Guarantee program in the industry, including a 2.5-hour response time and free after hour support. ProCopy ensures a total solution with a strong focus on helping an organization reduce cost and increase revenue. For additional info please go to www.procopyoffice.com.
Since 1993, Laser Options has evolved to a full service business technology organization specializing in managed print services. Laser Options offers their trademark INFOtrack analysis: a full service office automation offering which includes the world’s most respected manufacturers of multi-function copier/printers, managed print services, managed IT services, business process automation solutions and fully integrated document management and e-mail archive systems. For additional information, please visit www.LaserOptions.com
SIZE & TYPE OF INVESTMENT
Invest for either control (51-100% of equity) or in a structured minority position providing for seller liquidity and/or next stage growth capital
No less than 5 years; ideally decades
SIZE OF COMPANY
Sub $10M EBITDA lower middle market
Across North America
BUSINESS MODEL PROFILE
High recurring revenue businesses with attractive, proven cash flow characteristic. Service oriented with a portfolio of loyal, diverse customers in a niche market segment. Not sub-scale or disadvantaged versus bigger competitors in space. High free cash flow conversion.
Software & Services (Business, Tech-enabled, Information, Internet, SAAS). Industrial Technology.
Attracted to proven organic growers with longer term opportunity to accelerate by investing to expand addressable market, take greater share, and/or make highly accretive acquisitions. Historically demonstrated resiliency in recessionary markets; limited cyclicality.
Oval Partners is a streamlined team of senior investors and operators, each with over two decades of experience at leading private equity firms and growing technology-enabled companies. Collectively, the team has led over 75 platform investments, add-on acquisitions, refinancing, and successful exits.
Jake Mizrahi is a Managing Director and Co-Founder of Oval Partners. He has worked in the Private Equity Industry for over 20 years and has extensive experience across transaction types, including...
John Knoll is a Managing Director and Co-Founder of Oval Partners with a twenty-year history in Private Equity. Prior to Oval’s formation, John created an evergreen investing vehicle called...
Dan Ruhl is a Partner at Oval Partners. He has worked in the Private Equity Industry for over 20 years and has extensive experience across transaction types, including buyouts, build-ups…