Investment Criteria   

The AuSable investment team seeks acquisitions with some or all of these characteristics:

  • Revenues between $20 million and $1.0 billion
  • Experiencing some form of financial, operational or market-related transition
  • Diversified customer base with recurring revenue
  • Defensible market position with barriers to entry
  • National/international markets with significant growth potential
  • High value-add products; highly engineered
  • Strong asset base
  • Controllable opportunities for profit improvement
  • Proprietary technology
  • Commercial/industrial markets
  • Branded products
  • Scalable business model
  • Barriers against low-cost foreign competition
  • Operating in a fragmented industry with opportunities for consolidation

AuSable, is a generalist investment firm with a long history of investments in specific industries. We invest in many industries where we can add a great deal of value quickly. These industries include:

  • Building Products
  • Energy Services
  • Industrial Controls
  • General Manufacturing
  • Packaging
  • Food Production
  • Distribution
  • Aerospace