The Kingsbarn Independent Sponsor Equity (“ISE”) Fund is the latest addition to the firm’s alternative investment platform. As market dynamics continue to shift, the private equity team at Kingsbarn has recognized an opportunity to take advantage of the silver tsunami of retiring business owners, specifically in the lower middle market. Kingsbarn seeks to create a diversified portfolio of operating companies across multiple industries and geographic markets to provide outsized returns.
Kingsbarn’s private equity team partners with management teams and independent sponsors across the US and Canada by providing the “last mile” of equity to help complete the sources of financing for each transaction. This investment approach has already generated significant interest and deal flow from the market at large with equity deployments generally ranging from $2-10 million per investment.
Baby boomers own over 50% of all privately held
businesses in the United States.
Roughly 500 businesses each day will be either changing hands or shutting down.
This Silver Tsunami of retiring business owners own over 2.9M businesses.
These businesses are the heart of the U.S. economy and employ over 32M workers and generate nearly 6.5T in revenue.
- Census 2018 Annual Business Survey (Data from 2017)