"We believe there is a different way for a private equity firm to drive growth in companies, create value for investors and make an impact."


Platform Investment Criteria

Inkwell’s founders bring significant investing and strategic advisory experience to help companies reach the next level of growth. Our detailed investment focus and firm values provide intermediaries and management teams with timely responsiveness, deal process transparency and conviction towards a prompt close.

  • Headquartered in US
  • Up to $10 million of EBITDA
  • Rapidly growing niche industries
  • Clear and compelling value proposition
  • Defensible market position
  • Recurring or predictable demand for products / services
  • Above-market revenue growth
  • 15%+ EBITDA margin

Core Industries and Preferred Sectors

The Inkwell Group invests in innovative manufacturing and service companies in four core industries. Our industry focus stems from deep industry-specific transaction experience, strong executive relationships and thesis driven research of commercial opportunities:

Healthcare & Life Sciences

Healthcare & Life Science


  • Pharmaceutical supplies and ingredients
  • Healthcare technology, devices and distribution
  • Health and wellness services and products
Industrial Manufacturing

Industrial Manufacturing


  • Industrial technology and automation
  • Aerospace and defense products
  • Advanced / Additive manufacturing
Media Telecom

Media & Telecom


  • Diversified communications software and hardware providers
  • Managed information services, data analytics and storage
  • Media content & distribution
Financial Services

Financial Services


    • Outsource providers to financial institutions
    • Financial technology
    • Financial management solutions

Transaction Situations

The Inkwell Group partners with existing owners and business leaders
to enhance their management teams and execute control investments across the following transaction types:


Entrepreneur / Family-Owned Recapitalization or Ownership Transition

We are entrepreneurs ourselves and understand the significance of an owner’s decision to sell their business. We utilize our experience to create tailored transactions that value the important personal and professional investments an owner makes in their business. We are committed to helping owners strengthen their company’s legacy while writing the next chapter of growth and achievement in business.

Corporate Divestitures

Our business roots stem from solving the complex problems of some of the world’s most respected companies. We have brought that experience to small and medium sized companies. We are purpose-built to provide support and growth resources to ongoing management teams while providing transparency and full consideration of value to corporate sellers.

Management Buyouts

Working alongside management teams to acquire their business, ignite innovation and achieve shared growth goals fuels our acquisition strategy. We have spent our careers cultivating relationships with executive teams to understand where their collective stories began and where they would like to go, as a team. We enjoy working with small businesses where management displays conviction and active participation in the future of their business.

Operating Executive Led Company Search

Through the Inkwell Executive Suite we work with accomplished executives eager to place their skills, insight and leadership capabilities in new opportunities. Our industry and talent focused experience help us evaluate executives and their potential investment opportunities in a timely manner.

Public to Private Transactions

We have experience working with public companies and understand the pace and complexity needed to execute transactions where regulatory compliance and heightened profile are evident.