Our Investment Focus

M3 Capital Partners is an entrepreneurial investment partnership created for the singular purpose to acquire and operate majority control of lower middle-market companies and dedicate all of our resources to their long-term success. Unlike traditional private equity funds, we are not constrained by the holding period limitations.

M3 Capital Partners are interested in businesses for sale that have intermediary representation. We will pay industry standard finder’s fees in the event a deal consummates.

Investment Criteria


  • Revenue between $5 Million and $50 Million
  • EBITDA greater than $1.5 Million
  • Annual Cash Flow of at least $1 Million


  • History of revenue growth and positive cash flows
  • Sustainable competitive position in a stable or growing market niche
  • Recurring revenue streams from a loyal, diverse customer base


  • Service-based, growing industry
  • No heavy manufacturing or retail
  • Fragmented industry with many small/medium sized companies


  • Owner seeking liquidity and ownership transition
  • Owner / Operator looking to reduce role in the business
  • Experienced and driven middle management team

We are NOT interested in the following opportunities

  • Minority investments or growth capital needs
  • Early stage companies and start-ups
  • Distressed or turnaround situations
  • High levels of capital intensity