A Better Way to Exit

Highland Creek provides business owners with liquidity and a dedicated succession plan that is different from traditional strategic or private equity buyers.

Working with Highland Creek Partners, sellers can expect the following benefits:

We Differentiate Ourselves From Traditional Exit Opportunities:

Highland Creek Partners Private Equity Strategic Buyer
Role of Owner Flexible; board, consulting, reduced role, etc. Dictated by acquirer; often intense commitment or forced departure Often insignificant
Investment Horizon Long-term Typically 3 – 5 years Varies
Focus Long-term growth Pure returns through financial engineering and aggressive cost cutting The parent company and your business is secondary
Deal Terms Flexible based on needs of seller Rigid with high leverage Stock and/or cash
Importance to Acquirer Sole investment One of many portfolio companies One of many divisions
Governance Focused Management and world class Board Investors with limited operational experience Layers of management and bureaucracy above
Company Legacy Preserved and grown Uncertain Likely eliminated