Our mission is to achieve a quick, mutually-beneficial transaction

  • We are the only source of capital - there are no Limited Partners
  • We have a senior credit line available - we do not use SBA debt 
  • Our experienced team efficiently evaluates opportunities and due diligence
  • We get to an offer or a "no" quickly, always communicate honestly and directly

We are the perfect partner for a retiring seller

  • Our partner will assume leadership immediately after the close
  • We are comfortable with transitions as short as three months
  • We can be creative to help the seller achieve all their objectives
  • We focus on retaining all employees and protecting customer, supplier and community relationships

Our sweet spot

  • Prefer sellers who want to retire or transition out
  • Focus more on finding good businesses, less on specific industries
  • EBITDA or pre-tax profit between $750,000 and $4,000,000
  • History of sustained profitability
  • We prefer to avoid early-stage, rapid growth, technology, life sciences and real estate development-related opportunities 

We provide capital and support, they provide day-to-day management


Ayo Phillips

Perfect surface LLC

  • Acquired Perfect Surface in July 2017
  • Established Halstatt partnership in August 2015
  • MBA, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
  • MS, Engineering Management, Northwestern University
  • BS, Chemical Engineering, University of Akron

John Strenkowski

Ridgecrest company llc

  • Focused on opportunties in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia
  • 5 years as CEO of Novametics, a manufacturer of blood coagulation diagnostic products
  • Sales, marketing and product management positions within Johnson & Johnson
  • BS, Business, University of North Carolina
  • MBA, Harvard Business School
  • www.ridgecrestcompany.com

Jordan Scheiman

redrock financial LLC, president

  • Acquired RedRock Financial in July 2017
  • Established Halstatt partnership in August 2016
  • MBA, Darden School of Business, Univ. of Virginia
  • BA, Economics & Finance, University of Illinois

Nicolas Contag

Hanlon acoustical ceilings Co. LLC, president

  • Acquired Hanlon Acoustical in January 2016
  • Established Halstatt Partnership in January 2015
  • MBA, Harvard Business School
  • BA, Economics & Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences, Northwestern University