Investment Criteria

West Partners is a private investment firm located in the San Diego area, with holdings in private and public companies.  We are the private investment arm of the West Family.  We seek to acquire controlling stakes in companies operating in growing markets, with strong management teams.

Our Investment Amount: $10 million to $100 million
Ownership: Prefer controlling ownership
Investment Target Characteristics: Strong management team
Growing market opportunity
Positive cash flow
Focused on long term value creation
EBITDA of at least $2 million
Transaction Types: Management sponsored buyouts
Growth equity
Owner/Founder liquidity
Corporate divestitures
Bankruptcy buyouts
Investment Horizon: No constraints – our permanent capital allows us to stay in our investments for decades
Target Geography: Headquartered in the US
Investment Flexibility: Flexible: Equity, Debt, and others
Flexible: S-Corp, LLC and others
Flexible: Private, Public, PIPE, and others
Able to invest in any type of company structure and any type of security