PRIVATE
INVESTMENT FIRM

Specializing in U.S. Based Lower Middle Market Businesses

 

INVESTMENT CRITERIA

Lowe Capital is a private investment firm focused on investing in and actively managing U.S. based companies in the lower-middle market.  We believe in investing in quality, growth-oriented platforms and partnering with strong management teams to create long-term value both organically and through add-on acquisitions.

We tailor deal structuring to the seller’s and business’ needs and commit to an efficient and discrete diligence process to ensure minimal disruptions to daily operations.  We look to transition the ownership of the business in a seamless and constructive fashion without disrupting the unique culture and principles that have enabled the company to succeed.

We leverage our experience and our professional network to deliver the resources necessary to help our portfolio companies and their management teams succeed.

Preferred Industries

Business & Industrial Services

Niche Manufacturing

Value-added Distribution

Consumer Products & Services 

 

Scale

Revenue:  >$10 million

EBITDA:  >$2 Million

EBITDA Margins: >10%

 

Any Size for Add-on Acquisitions
 

Company Characteristics

Headquartered in the United States

 

Strong Management Remaining

 

Fragmented or Niche Industry

 

Identifiable Growth Opportunities

 

Diverse Customer Base

 

OUR COMPANIES

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HQ: Laurel, MD

Investment: June 2021

eastcoastrigging.com

East Coast Rigging is a premier work access solutions and service provider specializing in rigging and scaffolding for the infrastructure and commercial end markets. ECR's service offering includes engineering & design, erection & dismantle, and equipment rental.  The company is headquartered in the mid-Atlantic with a satellite office in south Florida.

Seeking add-on acquisitions: scaffolding and work-access equipment services

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HQ: Evansville, IN

Investment: November 2020

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Incorp is a leading provider of specialty insulation, scaffolding, coatings, and other multi-craft services in support of customers’ routine maintenance and capital service needs. The company provides services throughout the U.S. to a diverse customer base operating in the power generation, pulp & paper, food & beverage, manufacturing, and other end markets.

Seeking add-on acquisitions: industrial insulation, coatings, abatement, and other maintenance services

 

ABOUT

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James Lowe

Managing Principal

M: 440-653-3827

jlowe@lowecapital.com

James is the Managing Principal of Lowe Capital Management LLC. He is responsible for all aspects of operations including idea generation, deal sourcing and transaction execution.  

Prior to founding Lowe Capital, James was with Baird Capital, a lower middle market private equity group based in Chicago, IL.  James focused on U.S. based investment opportunities in the industrial, commercial and consumer sectors. 

Prior to joining Baird Capital’s U.S. Private Equity team in 2011, James worked in investment banking with J.P. Morgan Securities focusing on M&A, debt and equity offerings and strategic advisory for industrial, commercial, auto and build products clients. His responsibilities included detailed financial analysis and valuation, deal execution, due diligence and industry and company research.

James earned his BS in Business Management with a concentration in Finance from Case Western University, graduating in 2008.

 

CONTACT US

James Lowe

Managing Principal

M:  440-653-3827

Email: jlowe@lowecapital.com

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