Buy-Side Mandates

Benchmark International is contacted daily by acquirers and investors from all around the world, seeking the latest on and off market opportunities. Our quality engagements are coveted by some of the most active strategic consolidators in this industry. Below is a sample of mandates we receive on a daily basis, seeking opportunities like yours.

IT Consulting

PRIVATE EQUITY

Mandate: IT Consulting

Target Industries

IT Consulting and Other Services

Target Countries

United States and Canada

Revenue

3,000,000 – 20,000,000 (USD)

EBITDA

0 – 3,000,000 (USD)

DESCRIPTION

The private equity backed firm is a full-service business consulting and enterprise IT transformation firm specializing in managing large-scale business and organizational change for clients with industry vertical expertise in financial services, professional services, and media and entertainment in North America and Europe. The firm’s founding partners have over a combined 100 years of management consulting experience serving both middle market companies as well as Fortune 500 and Global 500 companies.

Searching for Technology & Systems-focused Companies

PRIVATE EQUITY

Mandate: Searching for Technology & Systems-focused Companies

Target Industries

  • Application Software
  • Systems Software

Revenue

10,000,000 – 250,000,000 (USD)

EBITDA

5,000,000 – 50,000,000 (USD)

Target Countries

United States

DESCRIPTION

With over $100 million in available capital, the firm is currently seeking new opportunities to make platform investments in Technology & Systems-focused companies that meet the following criteria:

1) Must be based in the U.S. ONLY;

2) Must have EBITDA of $5M or more;

3) Must be proprietary technology or systems (as opposed to consulting); and

4) Must have diverse customer concentration.

They are (mostly) industry agnostic in this space and will give strongest consideration to companies that focus on SaaS, systems integration & networking, IT security, supply chain management, CRM and back office solutions.

Software and Technology Mandate

PRIVATE EQUITY

Mandate: Software and Technology Mandate

Target Industries

  • Health Care Technology
  • Software

Revenue

7,000,000 – 100,000,000 (USD)

EBITDA

0 – 20,000,000 (USD)

Target Countries

United States and Canada

DESCRIPTION

Seeking software and tech-enabled services with gross margins greater than 60%. Will do minority or control transactions. Fin tech, HCIT, Ed-tech, cyber-security, B2B software are of particular interest.

Managed IT Services

PRIVATE EQUITY

Mandate: Managed IT Services

Target Industries

Software and Services

Target Countries

United States and Canada

Revenue

0 – 50,000,000 (USD)

EBITDA

0 – 10,000,000 (USD)

DESCRIPTION

The Private Equity firm is a Family Office located in Beverly Hills with dedicated capital and an-house operations team. They are currently very focused on executing a roll-up in the Managed IT Services vertical.

Seeking Acquisitions of Non-Discretionary, Industrial Services Companies

Seeking Acquisitions of Non-Discretionary, Industrial Services Companies

Mandate: Seeking Acquisitions of Non-Discretionary, Industrial Services Companies

Target Industries

Information Technology

Target Countries

Oregon, Pennsylvania, Colorado, Rhode Island, Indiana, Arizona, Texas, Florida, Utah, Georgia, Massachusetts, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Nevada, Connecticut, Washington and California

Revenue

2,000,000 – 30,000,000 (USD)

EBITDA

500,000 – 3,000,000 (USD)

DESCRIPTION

The private equity firm is actively searching to acquire a business (100%) with the following characteristics:

• Located within 50 miles radius of following cities: -Seattle / Portland / San Francisco / Sacramento / L.A. / San Diego -Chicago / Denver / Salt Lake City / Las Vegas / Phoenix / Dallas / Austin -Boston / NYC / Philadelphia / Washington DC / Raleigh / Charlotte / Atlanta / Miami

• Owner seeking exit and liquidity

• $0.5M to $5M EBITDA

• 10%+ EBITDA margin

• History of positive and stable cash flows.

Seeking to acquire an IT company ($0.5M to $5M of EBITDA)

PRIVATE EQUITY

Mandate: Seeking to acquire an IT company ($0.5M to $5M of EBITDA)

Target Industries

Information Technology

Target Countries

Midatlantic – US, NY, Washington, Colorado, Illinois, California, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Indiana, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Texas and Florida

Revenue

2,000,000 – 30,000,000 (USD)

EBITDA

500,000 – 5,000,000 (USD)

DESCRIPTION

The private equity firm is actively searching to acquire a business (100%) with the following characteristics:

• Located within 50 miles radius of following cities: -Boston / NYC / Philadelphia / Washington DC / Miami -Chicago / Denver / Dallas / Austin -Seattle / San Francisco / L.A. / San Diego

• Owner seeking exit and liquidity

• $0.5M to $5M EBITDA

• 10%+ EBITDA margin

• History of positive and stable cash flows.

Special-situation Buyout of a Lower-midmarket Engineering & Technology Firm

PRIVATE EQUITY

Mandate: Special-situation Buyout of a Lower-midmarket Engineering & Technology Firm

Target Industries

  • Internet Retail
  • Technology Hardware and Equipment
  • Research, Development, and Testing Services
  • Software and Services

Revenue

15,000,000 – 50,000,000 (USD)

EBITDA

3,000,000 – 20,000,000 (USD)

Target Countries

United States and Canada

DESCRIPTION

The firm is focused on special-situation buyouts (majority control investments), where they both invest in & manage a mid-market or lower mid-market company going forward. these include corporate spin-offs, successions, and situations where a company is open to new executive leadership. typically, these are IP intensive businesses with some sort of engineering or technological bent to them.

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