Hey Searchfunder community!

I am looking for a business to buy in the Greater Los Angeles area with EBITDA >$500k (ideally $1-5M range).

Would love to connect if you know of any interesting opportunities or just to network. My email is --@----.com info on myself and criteria below:

I am an experienced acquisition entrepreneur seeking to buy a well-established small business with a consistent track record of profitability in the Greater Los Angeles area. I have a passion for operating and investing in businesses. Most recently, I purchased a sustainable aquaculture business (fish farm), served as its CEO for 8 years, and exited the business to a private equity group. Previously, I held roles in investment banking at Goldman Sachs and private equity at GI Partners.

I am motivated and committed to finding an established business with pre-tax profits greater than $500,000 (ideal EBITDA is $1-5 million). I am committed to operating and growing the business in a manner that maintains the company’s legacy and culture. I have committed and flexible capital, a long term horizon and no intention of selling.   Here is my website with more info: www.siwacap.com and my criteria is below:   Business characteristics

  • Greater Los Angeles area
  • Track record of consistent healthy profits
  • 5+ years of operating history
  • EBITDA of $500K to $10M (ideally $1-5M)
  • Profit margins greater than 15%
  • Identifiable competitive advantages
  • Recurring or repeat business
  • Opportunities for growth
  • Retiring owner or other catalyst for sale   Industry agnostic, some examples include...
  • Unique & defensible niche businesses
  • Maintenance based or recurring revenue businesses
  • Business to business services
  • Commercial property management
  • Environmental services & waste management
  • Industrials & niche manufacturing
  • Software
  • Healthcare
  • Home services

    Hope I can connect with some of you. Happy to be helpful to other searchers as well.

    Thanks and take care!