Build A Better Business And Generate Attractive Returns
Our investment philosophy at Fenway Partners is fundamentally tied to building stronger, more durable businesses from which attractive returns will follow. Consistent with the strategy, we invest in businesses in which we have relevant experience and are confident that we have the capacity to work with management and add demonstrable value. Success is achieved with a comprehensive understanding of the business; its opportunities and its challenges. As an informed investor, we work with our management teams as partners and take an appropriately long-term view to decision making.
Key Characteristics Of Portfolio Companies
Industry leader in market or sub-market
Proven management team in middle market company
Strong franchise with a differentiated product
Generates predictable free cash flow supported by healthy margins
Fenway Partners investments are tailored and structured to address key considerations of each transaction. We invest as a control investor or a significant minority investor with a minimum private equity investment of at least $15 Million. We use leverage judiciously preferring to begin an investment with a strong balance sheet not overburdened by excessive debt. As a private equity firm, we have invested capital to solve estate or generational planning objectives; for buyouts of minority investors; for expansion capital; and for traditional buyouts. Sectors in which we have deep experience include: Branded Consumer Products, Specialty Distribution and Logistics including light manufacturing.