Devonshire Partners | Investment Criteria
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Investment Criteria

We are prepared to act fast when we see companies that fit our main acquisition criteria:

  • Easy to understand with must-have products and services
  • In industries with favorable long-term prospects
  • Honest and talented owners/managers
  • An offering price

Additional attributes we look for in potential investments:


United States

Business Type

Established operating businesses

Situations where traditional private equity is not a fit due to investment horizons, seller preferences, and/or transaction complexity


Revenue of $5 – $50 million

Investment type

Minority or majority interest
Succession planning events
Owner liquidity events
Management-led buyouts

Spin-offs / carve-outs

Investment criteria

Attractive and growing underlying market segment
Differentiated product/service offerings
Strong, sustainable cash flow
Addressable growth opportunities