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A perfect fit.

Your Vision, Fully Realized

For lower-middle-market companies that have reached their first summit and achieved great success—but now find themselves at a crossroads—CID Capital can provide the operational experience, resources and capital necessary to achieve their next audacious goal. (And the one after that.)

At CID Capital, we love charismatic brands and strong businesses. And more importantly, we love the spirited entrepreneurs behind these companies—they’re our favorite people. That’s why we’re committed to helping them grow.

CID Capital is a private equity group that makes control investments in high-quality, lower-middle-market companies that have shown a consistent track record of success. That’s what we do. But why it matters goes far beyond that description.

For companies that have reached a performance level that finds them transitioning beyond being an entrepreneurial business, our Indianapolis, IN-based firm can deliver the planning, experience, resources and capital to overcome critical constraints—and build long-term value.


HOW CAN WE HELP?

ENTREPRENEURS
"IT'S A GOOD PROBLEM TO HAVE."


You've heard that one before, right? Your business is overwhelming you, your family and your employees with its success. That's a problem that can lead to a lot of questions.

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INTERMEDIARIES
SUCCESSFUL TOGETHER.

CID Capital approaches every relationship in a collaborative, tailored and responsive style. Intermediaries are a true extension of the businesses we seek to learn more about and serve, and we're committed to fostering relationships that are mutually beneficial, authentic and long-lasting. MORE

Our approach to investment and collaboration comes to life in our portfolio. These companies are on track to achieve enduring success as CID Capital partners. VIEW PORTFOLIO



Strahman Valves

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Strahman Valves is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of the highest quality and best-performing valve products. Strahman develops innovative solutions to complex problems and engineers products with world-leading performance and value.

Matilda Jane Clothing

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Matilda Jane Clothing is an unpredictable girls clothing company with expressive, whimsical designs that capture the spirit and imagination of childhood. For both the young and the young at heart, apparel is available in girls, tweens and women’s.

Chef’n Corporation

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Chef’n is a growing Seattle-based company with more than 250 product patents worldwide and a single mission. Chef’n wants to make better tools so you can make better food.

Evriholder Products

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Evriholder Products is an innovative housewares company that specializes in a wide variety of categories including Kitchen, Produce, Baking, Barware, Bath & Personal Care, Cleaning, Pet, Storage & Organization, Toy, Seasonal and more.

GT Exhaust

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GT Exhaust is an international leader in sound and emissions solutions. Part of IAC Acoustics, GT Exhaust, is a global force in sounds and emissions controls.

Our Win-Win Investment Philosophy.

First and foremost, we’re collaborators. We’re interested in leaders with vision—and reaching for the big goals. We build on strengths and put the resources and plans in place to lift limitations and overcome obstacles.

Management Teams in CID Capital portfolio companies participate directly in the value creation process—and share in the economic success of those efforts. That’s a big deal, and a reason our teams are filled with incredible leaders.


INVESTMENT CRITERIA

  • Revenue: $10M+
  • EBITDA: $3M+
  • Majority control positions
  • Transaction size: $10M+
  • No size limits for add ons
  • Headquarters in United States

INDUSTRY FOCUS*

Consumer Products

  • Household products
  • Personal care
  • Pet care
  • Outdoor products
  • Lifestyle, health and wellness
  • Apparel and accessories
  • Infant and juvenile

Industrial Products

  • Niche manufacturing
  • Power generation components
  • Test and measurement
  • Safety and security
  • Ventilation products
  • Industrial valves
  • Industrial manufacturing

* Our industry focus is not black & white—ultimately, we’re looking for a great fit. Think we may be one? Let’s talk.


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INSIGHTS

CID Capital Insights include the latest updates from our investment portfolio companies, industry trends and news, and updates from our Indianapolis, IN-based headquarters.

10 November 2015

CID Capital partners with Team Drive-Away

CID Capital is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Team Drive-Away, Inc. Team Drive-Away is a leading provider of Class 8 truck and specialized equipment drive-away delivery services. The Company is located in Shawnee, KS.

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