Black river Equity


Black River Equity seeks lower middle market investment opportunities in sustainable business segments. We specialize in owner transitions for manufacturing and service companies with strong growth prospects.

Selling a company is a complex process requiring nuanced skills and understanding. Our goal is to make the process as painless and seamless as possible for sellers and organizations.

Because every business is unique

We Offer a Flexible Approach

Our investment criteria include:

  • EBITDA of $1.0M to $5.0M
  • Proprietary engineered products, niche manufacturing, value-add long-term contract services and real estate services.
  • Northeast, Midwest or Southeast footprint

Seller Benefits

  • Holistic approach to acquisitions people, operations, process and finance all in concert.
  • Continuity of operations with disciplined long-term approach to growth
  • Seamless transitions with limited involvement transitions

Management and Employees

  • Leadership development, Process Improvement, Developed Tools
  • Focus on employee development and growth

Strategic Approach

  • Long-term Approach to investment management
  • Flexible transitions for owners
  • Opportunities to participate in future growth


"Daniel put together the deal in under 6 weeks ready to go - it was the best refinancing I ever did"

-Private any CFO

"They completed the transaction in under 180 days from intro to close, including financing and integration. In a quarter to quarter world, speed matters! "

-Public Company CEO

"They brought us strategic improvement opportunities that were truly game changing!"

-Private Company President

Connect With Us

65 Merrimon Ave #1155
Asheville, NC 28801
+1 (828) 998-1154
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