GCA seeks to invest in companies that have the following basic characteristics:
- Middle-Market/Lower-Middle-Market Transactions – GCA targets private businesses or divisions of larger corporations typically with revenue between $10M and $200M and EBIT of $2M to $15M.
- History of Cash Flow – Acquisition candidates should have a history of strong cash flow. GCA does not target turnaround or startup situations.
- Quality Management Teams – GCA seeks to partner with strong management teams that have a proven record of success and who wish to become co-owners with GCA.
- Basic Industries – Manufacturing, distribution and basic service companies with strong market shares in focused niches are targeted. Real estate and high-tech opportunities are avoided.