equity firms search for and select opportunities based on their
investment criteria. For many companies, this search criteria is a rigid
internal mandate set by the firms'
general and limited partners.
Fit: Our commitment to value-added involvement with
each of our companies requires us to limit our portfolio to only
a handful of companies at a time. As a result, we're very selective
in our search process.
limited restrictions and no bureaucracy, B9's proprietary
capital allows us to pursue good deals even if they fall outside
of our core investment criteria. We're very discriminating in our
search process, but we realize that a great investment can come
in many shapes and forms.