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How We Acquire


We Know Your Business is Unique

We believe in finding a good company and making it great. We find proven vendors with driven management demonstrating consistent profitability and growth and give them the resources and capital to thrive.

To ensure that our acquisition process is a good fit for you, these are our preferred classifications of criteria.


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Arrow Icon-1  Platform Acquisition

  • Size: $4M to $75M*

  • Revenue Mix: +30% of revenue should be recurring in nature

  • Profitability: Any

  • Vertical and Geography: Any

    *Vela and Constellation head office will entertain larger acquisition opportunities in the hundreds of millions of revenue.

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  • Size: <$4M Revenue

  • Revenue mix: +50% of revenue should be recurring in nature

  • Profitability: Cash flow positive or the ability to become cashflow positive by leveraging one of our portfolio businesses

  • Vertical and Geography: Must have alignment with an existing portfolio business on one of both of these items


We Work With Your Entire Team


Arrow Icon-1 Owners & Operators

You’ve made a great company. Learn about our acquisition process and let us continue what you started.

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Arrow Icon-1 Divestiture or Corporate Carve-outs

Selling doesn’t have to be a challenge when you have a proven carve-out acquisition team. Learn how we make complicated feel simple.

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Arrow Icon-1 Advisors & Brokers

We deliver capital and expertise into each acquisition. Learn how transitions are done with speed and precision.

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Arrow Icon-1 Institutional investors

Our dedicated transaction team will tailor the process to your timeline and deal structuring preferences.

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What to Expect


Connect with Our Team

Fill out the form to get in touch with someone on our team. We will engage in a discussion about Carina, and provide more details on the acquisitions process and our criteria.


Sign an NDA

We take the sensitivity of your information very seriously. Each conversation will primarily involve one of our senior operators and a couple of members of our corporate development and M&A team.


Discuss the Best Path Forward

We don’t micromanage. Our goal is to provide management with capital and training while leaving them with real autonomy and decision-making. Understanding what works for you is our top priority.


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