DN Partners seeks investment candidates, privately or publicly held, in a  wide range of industry categories.  The following is a general description of our criteria.

  • Manufacturing, distribution, and business service companies

  • An existing strong management team with a demonstrated ability to operate the company, and an interest in investing in the transaction

  • Established revenues of at least $10 million for platform companies, with potential for internal growth and/or growth through acquisition or consolidation.  Strategic add-on investments for our existing portfolio companies can be smaller

  • Historically profitable businesses with stable and predictable cash flow and earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA) of at least $2 million

  • Companies whose operations are predominantly in the Midwestern states of Minnesota, Ohio, Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri

  • We make equity investments in transactions that generally require equity of $3-15 million

  • We will consider under performing businesses if a clear turnaround strategy is outlined


Return to Investment Strategy Page


Investment Strategy | Portfolio | Management | News | Contact Us