Our Approach

THE FINANCENORTH DIFFERENCE

Understanding your business and financial needs is essential to being an effective and high-quality private equity partner. Equally as important are the corporate values and operating principles under which we operate as they define how we will work together to ensure a long and successful relationship.

When you partner with FinanceNorth, you can expect:

Integrity

We believe that integrity is essential to long-term business success. We fulfill on our commitments and deliverables as promised and carry out transactions in a professional manner. Our goal is to structure transactions that achieve the highest degree of alignment between management’s goals and those of the investor.

Experience

We have assembled a professional, entrepreneurial team with a broad range of complementary skills including investment and operating experience, as well as financial and transactional capabilities. As a result of our experience, we can provide a valuable perspective on many of the issues that challenge our investee companies and entrepreneurs. We work closely with the management team of portfolio companies to identify and realize the full potential of each investment.

Focus on total value

A successful business relationship requires cooperation among all stakeholders. We believe that optimal financial returns are best achieved when there is a focus on total value. We assist management in developing strategy, planning and executing acquisitions and divestitures, identifying growth opportunities, and optimizing financial structure. We can create prudent capital structures that permit operational flexibility while capturing the advantages of appropriate leverage.

Integrity

We believe that integrity is essential to long-term business success. We fulfill on our commitments and deliverables as promised and carry out transactions in a professional manner. Our goal is to structure transactions that achieve the highest degree of alignment between management’s goals and those of the investor.

Responsiveness

FinanceNorth recognizes that business opportunities are often subject to considerable time pressures. We treat all investment opportunities in confidence and with integrity. We respond to investment opportunities in a timely manner. If we are interested, we can accelerate the due diligence process to meet your needs; if we are not, we will provide both a prompt decline and a recommendation on how best you might proceed in addressing your financial needs.

Value Creation

A key advantage of choosing FinanceNorth as your financial partner is the close working relationship, we cultivate with our portfolio companies. Through our extensive network, financial expertise, and operating experience; FinanceNorth professionals can provide management with advice and assistance in identifying, developing, and implementing internal and external growth opportunities.

Access to capital

FinanceNorth has substantial access to private equity and venture capital through its own financial resources, its structured investment funds, and our impressive network of domestic and international lenders and investment funds.

Structured Investment Funds

FinanceNorth has established a series of private equity funds that focus on the needs of start-up, small and mid-cap companies, as well as providing investments in specific industries and/or geographic markets. This approach enables FinanceNorth to produce valuable synergies, provide follow-on investment capital, and deliver greater value to both investors, entrepreneurs, and portfolio companies.