Venetian Associates, LLC
                           A Michigan Company

Investment Strategy

Venetian Associates seeks lower-middle-market niche companies with opportunities for growth. The partners combine financial knowledge and relationships, operational expertise, and strategic insights to create value to a business. We partner with strong management teams to build solid business foundations, and look to grow companies organically and through acquisitions.

Venetian Associates preferred company profile is the following:


  • $2 to $25 million, cash flow positive 


  • $500,000 to $4,000,000

Transaction Types

  • Acquisitions of family-owned or closely held businesses
  • Ownership transitions
  • Management Buyouts
  • Recapitalizations
  • Acquisitions of portfolio companies of private equity firms
  • Corporate divestitures

Typical Attributes 

  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic management team
  • Leading market position or niche player
  • Significant growth prospects
  • Acquisition add-on opportunities


  • U.S. Headquartered or primarily U.S. based revenues


  • Manufacturing
  • Consumer Products

Ownership Position 

  • Controlling interest