About Us

Mitre Peak Capital invests in lower middle-market companies with defensible core businesses and the potential for significant value creation through the achievement of strategic and operational objectives.


30 +

Years of Combined Investing Experience

$1 Billion +

Total Enterprise Value of Closed Transactions

25 +

Number of Closed Transactions


Why Mitre Peak

| We Respect |

the business and culture built by founders
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We ensure legacies are preserved and enhanced while never losing sight of the founding principles

| We Understand |

the daily operational challenges founders face
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Mitre Peak was founded by entrepreneurs that appreciate the sacrifices required to operate a successful business

| We Commit |

our full attention and resources to building a successful partnership
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We value partnerships above all else and guarantee full-time, senior-level involvement

| We Listen |

to management and strive to be a collaborative partner
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We will never claim to know more about a business than those who lead it daily

| We Support |

management’s pursuit of sustainable value creation initiatives
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We have deep experience scaling businesses through organic and inorganic growth initiatives

We deploy an operationally-intensive approach, forming constructive partnerships with management teams to continuously identify and create sustainable, long-term value.

Approach

While every business is unique, we believe sustainable value creation is achieved through a disciplined, principled approach.

Maintaining a long-term perspective eliminates the risk of “quick-fix” schemes and supports sustainable, profitable growth.

We believe cultivating aligned partnership dynamics is the cornerstone of sustainable value creation.

Implementing and embracing an operational mindset provides key insights and visibility into value creation opportunities.

Criteria

We focus on the following three, unique business models across all end markets and sectors:

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Manufacturing

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Distribution

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Commercial, Industrial, & Residential Services


Investment Amount

$10 - $35 Million

up to $50 million

EBITDA

$5 - $15 Million

up to $25 million

Revenue

$25 Million +

up to $250 million

Transaction Profile

  • Control & Non-Control Investments
  • Family & Founder Successions
  • Corporate Carveouts
  • Under-Resourced Operations
  • Situations Requiring Speed & Creativity

Business Profile

  • Headquarters in North America
  • Defensible Competitive Positioning
  • Strategic & Operational Inflection Point
  • Overlooked, Protected Niches
  • Add-On Acquisitions of Any Size

Partner Profile

  • Entrepreneurial Teams with a Passion for Winning
  • Emphasis on Legacy, Culture, & Employee Development
  • Data-Driven Pursuit of Compelling Growth Initiatives
  • Radically Transparent Communication
  • Alignment & Participation in Future Upside

Team

We are entrepreneurs with a passion for finding growth opportunities and creating value. We combine low-ego, team-first attitudes with diverse skillsets obtained from our experience in principal investing, investment banking, strategic consulting, and military leadership.

Dan Lenahan

Dan Lenahan

Founder & Managing Partner
Dan Davidson

Dan Davidson

Partner
Brad Pingel

Brad Pingel

Managing Director
Ben Kerley

Ben Kerley

Vice President
Ryan McAndrew

Ryan McAndrew

Associate

Environmental, Social, & Governance

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Environmental

Promote environmental sustainability through operational improvements.

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Social

Strive to leave a lasting positive impact on the communities in which we operate and live.

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Governance

Emphasize and reward safety, cybersecurity, and governance across our operations.

Contact

  • Mitre Peak Capital
  • 3120 Sabre Drive | Suite 230
  • Southlake, TX 76092