At Woodhaven Capital Partners, our strategy centers around preserving the legacy of incumbent private business owners. We recognize that decades and/or generations of success will be transitioned and we intend to preserve the heritage of the business.
At WCP, our focus is on partnering with a single business owner to devote 100% of our time to the firm's long-term success. All of our attention and resources will be dedicated to the acquired business.
At WCP, we are dedicated to maintaining momentum and growth. This means working with existing management teams to continue concentrated efforts toward value creation and value capture initiatives.
At WCP, we believe the following points of distinction create a unique opportunity for business owners:
Legacy. Focus. Growth.
What We Do
Investment Time Horizon
100% of our time and effort
Piece of larger portfolio
Piece of larger whole
Preserve legacy with existing management team, foster sustainable growth
Aggressively cut costs, increase debt burden, position company for quickest exit
Synergy cost-cutting, absorb desired parts
Source of Capital
Serial entrepreneurs, experienced operators, and proven investors
Institutions, endowments, and pension plans with firm mandates on returning capital to shareholders
Existing balance sheet and company cash flows
Flexible and customizable to meet the needs of the seller
Rigid, typically following "market" terms tailored for institutional investors and lenders
Structured to meet the requirements of the purchasing corporation
Build relationships with employees, customers and suppliers to sustain growth and momentum
Find the next acquisition, work on exiting active investments
Integrate into purchasing corporation