Acquisition Strategy

Manufacturing company acquisitions

Part of our strategy to serve our customers even better is driven by manufacturing company acquisitions. Ideal candidates are other manufacturing companies in the Midwest, but any continental U.S. based manufacturing company will be considered, if there is a favorable alignment to our ongoing operations.

Acquisition Criteria

Company Characteristics
Manufacturing companies
Good management team
Strong brand position in one or more niche markets
Solid pipeline of new products
Well established operations
Financial Characteristics
A minimum single-digit positive operating profit percentage
Platform companies
$30 million - $100 million annual revenue
EBITDA – minimum $2 million to $15 million
Bolt-on companies
Annual revenue between $5 million and $30 million
EBITDA – no minimum
Geographical Characteristics
A Midwest U.S. location is preferred, but any continental U.S. based manufacturing company will be considered
Investment Size
Up to $100 million

If your company fits the Fisher Barton profile, we'd like to hear from you. Our acquisition team is led by Bart Blohowiak. Contact Bart at or 920-390-4757.