Investment Criteria

KPS launched KPS Mid-Cap Investments (“KPS Mid-Cap”) to focus on investments in the lower end of the middle market.  In October 2019, KPS established a dedicated $1.0 billion fund (“Mid-Cap Fund I”).  KPS Mid-Cap targets the same type of investment opportunities and utilize the same investment strategy that KPS has successfully pursued for over two decades.  KPS Mid-Cap leverages and benefits from KPS’ global platform, reputation, track record, infrastructure, best practices, knowledge and experience.

Our Investment Criteria

We consider the following criteria for evaluating and pursuing platform investment opportunities.

Business Profile

Manufacturing Companies

Focuses include: metals, automotive, paper, packaging, building materials, construction equipment, luxury and consumer products

Businesses Headquartered in North America or Europe

May operate manufacturing facilities worldwide

Revenues Typically Below $250 Million

Add-ons can be any size

Investment Profile

Control Investor

With opportunity, in certain cases, for existing stakeholders to participate

Up to $200 Million of Initial Equity Capital

The ability to scale

Corporate Divestitures, Restructurings, Private Sales

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