Industry Focus Huizenga Group targets its investments in value additive businesses that have defendable niches within its industry. Huizenga Group has strong interest in manufacturing and business service companies. The group does not invest in retail, wholesale distribution, technology, investment real estate opportunities or restaurants.
Transaction Size Huizenga Group pursues investment opportunities with companies that have at least $10 million in revenues for Platform companies. There is no minimum revenue size for bolt-on acquisitions to existing platform businesses.
Control Huizenga Group prefers to make investments in which it has economic and voting control.
Profitability Huizenga Group generally targets mature businesses that have strong customer relationships with competitive advantages and significant potential for growth. Historical profitability is not a factor in determining Huizenga Group’s interest in making an investment. In turn-around situations the group would need to understand the dynamics that have created the lack of profitability and understand that there is a clear path to profitability. Huizenga Group has experience in navigating out of court restructurings (Article 9 sales) and has the capabilities to execute a 363 sale.
Location Huizenga Group invests in businesses that are headquartered throughout the country.
Types of Investments Huizenga Group invests in companies due to: ownerships desire for a liquidity event, bank loan demand/forbearance situations, growth capital, corporate divestitures, and recapitalizations.