January Partners welcomes opportunities from buy- and sell-side intermediaries. We understand your need for credible buyers for your client. January Partners has access to substantial capital through its investor group and network of debt financing sources. We also have deep experience with diligence, transaction execution and ongoing growth of private companies.
Sophisticated Investor Base
January Partners’ investors have invested together for 30 years in lower middle market companies. The group consists of 19 current and former CEO/Presidents, 16 Partners at private equity and institutional investment firms and 5 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award winners. They have acquired and built hundreds of small- to medium-sized companies and generated substantial returns doing so.
January Partners is also financially backed by institutional investors who are committed to our unique approach to business acquisition and management.
- Housatonic Partners
- HV Capital Investors
- Search Fund Partners
- Anacapa Partners
The founder of January Partners, Matt Capell, has extensive deal execution and operating experience. Prior to founding January Partners, Matt ran the day-to-day operations of a $20 million, private equity-backed payment processing and debt collection business. He also spent 8+ years in private equity investing and investment banking with firms such as Soros Private Equity Partners, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and Alex. Brown & Sons. During his career, he has participated in nearly $150 million in principal investment transactions, raised $2.6 billion in debt and equity capital and advised companies on $36 billion of M&A transaction volume. Within the market segment pursued by January Partners, Matt executed six (6) acquisitions in a 24-month period of companies with less than $5 million in cash flow for a $100 million private equity group. Matt earned his MBA from Stanford Business School and graduated with distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he double majored in Economics and Psychology and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
Time is precious for all parties involved. January Partners will quickly qualify all opportunities and respond in a timely manner. We will conduct a professional and confidential due diligence process, minimizing business disruption and respecting employee and customer sensitivities. If either side ultimately decides that the opportunity is not a fit, January Partners is happy to refer you to other potential acquirors in our network.
January Partners provides attractive buy-side fee arrangements for intermediaries interested in working with us to locate qualified opportunities.