About


Building Best in Class Companies in Partnership with Management Teams

Tamarix Equity Partners is a private equity firm founded by seasoned professionals with over 30 years of investment experience. Having invested over $1 billion in more than 80 companies, we assist management in growing their business and enhancing value.

Reputation & Network

We have global experience and deep domain expertise in four complementary industry sectors. Our activities are focused on:

  • Niche manufacturing
  • Logistics and distribution
  • Business services
  • Consumer products

The Tamarix Opportunity

We invest in a wide variety of transactions in partnership with management teams, aimed at securing:

  • Entrepreneur or family succession
  • Recapitalizations or growth capital
  • Independent sponsor led buyouts
  • Management buyouts

The Tamarix Advantage


Collaborative Approach

We have over 30 years of experience working with lower-middle market companies in North America and internationally. Management is always at the helm, but our counsel has proven to help companies find the best path forward. Our expertise extends across multiple business cycles working with companies through various stages of growth.

Long Term Perspective

We approach all investments as long-term investors. We have learned over the years that such an approach to investing will align our interests with those of the management team and ensure the highest probability of a smooth and successful exit.

Value Creation

The value to our partners comes through a thoughtful combination of operational perspective, mergers and acquisition experience, financial acumen, and years of disciplined and repeatable execution.

Investment Strategy


We look to invest in companies at an inflection point in their growth. We partner with management to generate long term and sustainable returns for all stakeholders.

Investment type

No one solution is appropriate for every company. We have the flexibility to select the right strategy for every investment:

  • Control buyout
  • Non-control position to help with a recapitalization or growth equity investment
  • Backing operating partners or fundless sponsors looking to acquire a business

Company profile

We focus on growth-oriented companies with the following profile:

  • Geographical focus: North America
  • Target revenue: $10 million to $120 million
  • Target EBITDA: $3 million to $12 million

Sector focus

We have a broad investment mandate with a focus on sectors where we have significant prior experience, success, and network:

  • Niche manufacturing: specialty products, aerospace, packaging, specialty chemicals, plastics, healthcare, outsourced manufacturing
  • Logistics and distribution: value-added distribution
  • Business services: business processes, outsourced services
  • Consumer products: niche consumer products

Company characteristics

We look for companies that have the following characteristics:

  • Large addressable market
  • Strong management team
  • Recurring revenue
  • Low capital requirement
  • High barriers to entry
  • High customer stickiness
  • High switching costs
  • Market affords significant growth potential

Team


Mark Hauser

Founder and Managing Partner

Gary Matthews

Partner

Bardia Mesbah

Managing Director

Brendan Brier

Principal

Board of Business Executives

Sarah Foley

Partner, SWAT Equity Partners

Jeff Zacharia

President & CEO of Zachys Wine

Mitchell Kaneff

Chairman & CEO, Arkay Packaging

Jason Sippey

Managing Partner and Founder of Logic Capital Partners

Sam Glassman

Partner, PFMW and SKMW

Michael A. Granuzzo

Founder, Caddie Master Enterprises

David Steinhardt

Managing Partner & Portfolio Manager, Wooster Capital

Portfolio


Our Principals have invested over $1 billion in more than 80 companies since 1993

Fact Sheet


News


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Mark Hauser joins the Board of Directors of Seven Oaks Acquisition Corp.

Contact


info@tamarixcapital.com

+1 212-430-8400

445 Park Ave, 17th Floor,

New York, NY 10022