Mission: Unlocking value of our companies is the core to our investment strategy.
Developing meaningful partnerships with management teams are paramount to our investment strategy and necessary to unlock core value of companies. Our partnership begins during diligence and the structuring process to align management's interest with our own. During the holding period, we establish an efficient and proven governance program in order to provide guidance and support in strategic planning and performance management. Additionally, our Principals have an extensive network of industry and operating resources to complement and support management needs.
We are an active owner and provide guidance and planning to our companies to facilitate an effective transition of ownership and help strengthen and grow their business performance. Operationally, we bring the tools, experience and network of contacts and industry experts to pursue identifiable actions and improve margins and cash flows. Strategically, we seek to rationalize and improve upon the existing operations and penetrate unmet needs in the marketplace to generate organic revenue growth.
Improved Competitive Advantage
In order to maintain sustainable profitability, Guardian Capital Partners believes that a company should have a well-defined purpose and competitive advantage. We target companies that have proprietary manufacturing processes and/or defensible market position. We invest in new product development or pursue new customer channels in order deepen and/or broaden the product offerings and help solidify competitive position.
We seek to create meaningful long term value for the companies we acquire. We work with the management team and seller to appreciate the legacy of the business and the opportunities that exist. We also have the experience to structure transactions that meets the seller's needs while creating a capital structure that allows the company to operate effectively and appreciate in value.