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Bringing Large-cap Principal Investing Experience To Middle Market Manufacturers


Investment Criteria

Torque Capital Group seeks middle market manufacturing businesses, with particular expertise and interest in automotive (aftermarket and OEM), aerospace/defense, medical devices, building products and general industrials.

Investment Size
Enterprise value from $10 million for an add-on acquisition up to $250 million for a platform, with the ability to participate at sizes outside that range and in various components of the capital structure.

Target Financial Profile
Companies with revenue up to $300 million and EBITDA of less than $30 million, ideally at historic lows but with a record of profitability Preference for significant asset value.

Investment Situations 

  • Portfolio company add-on and complementary acquisitions
  • Companies with high-quality management teams that can benefit from the expertise and networks of Torque’s operating partners and investment professionals
  • Special situations such as underperforming and liquidity-challenged companies, as well as operational turnaround candidates
  • Businesses seeking to fund an imminent, compelling growth opportunity

Ownership Position
We seek control equity investments where we can actively partner with management to maximize returns