A critical component to our investment philosophy is developing and maintaining a true partnership with management.

The Principals of our firm along with our Industry Advisors bring over 250 years of management, operating and financial experience to our portfolio companies. Together with existing management, we will endeavor to create long-term, sustainable value by actively working with and supporting our companies in four critical areas:

Strategy

Through active participation as both a member of the Board of Directors and a strategic / financial partner, we support management’s efforts to grow their business and provide thoughtful guidance on value creation initiatives.

  • Identification of economic trends and business implications
  • Market definition / expansion opportunities
  • Opportunistic entry into new markets
  • Customer segmentation
  • Product / service extensions
  • Add-on acquisition identification

Management

Management of our portfolio companies is the key to building and creating value. Our goal is to work with Management to enhance organizational effectiveness, as well as support and preserve their culture as the business grows.

  • Management leadership development
  • Key personnel recruitment
  • Incentive compensation structures
  • Performance system development

Operations

The operating management teams of our portfolio companies will have access to proven industry executives with over 250 years of operating experience. Together with our Principals' experience in investing and working with lower middle-market businesses, we will support the company’s goals and help provide the infrastructure required for long-term success.

  • Business planning, goal development and monitoring
  • Identification and implementation of best practices
  • Benchmarking and market reconnaissance
  • Support through Industry Advisors
  • Acquisition integration

Finance

We will leverage the expertise of our team to provide the financial support necessary to execute management’s plans and create significant value for all shareholders. The TBG Principals have been involved in over 50 acquisitions and raised billions of dollars in equity and debt capital. TBG is expert in capital structure optimization and able to apply tested methods and best practices to access the capital markets. We will help ensure that Management has the appropriate financial tools and resources to realize its vision for the future of its business.

  • Access to debt and equity capital
  • Capital structure optimization
  • Implement financial reporting systems and processes
  • Acquisition financing