Cardinal Strategy Group is an Independent Investment firm and makes control buyout acquisitions of underperforming, operationally challenged and companies at the precipice of change and transformation, where value can be increased through hands-on turnaround management and effective strategic business planning.

The unique combination of dedicated hands-on management and buyout acquisition resources enable Cardinal to provide superior economic value to all stakeholders of a company that is facing challenges.  Our unique investing approach is flexible and designed to maximize the return of sellers, stakeholders, and investors.

Why Choose Cardinal Strategy Group?

Unlike typical private equity firms, we are seasoned, experienced executive managers – like you we understand the day-to-day challenges of running a business.  Our buyout model is unique – unlike typical private equity firms – we are not out to ‘cut & strip away’ your company for short-term financial gain.  We work with your employees, your customers, your suppliers to improve performance and create a platform of growth, ensuring the legacy and continuity of your company.

With our flexible capital investment structure, we acquire companies on a transactionbytransaction basis, unconstrained by fundraising mandates, capital deployment timelines, and structuring restrictions.  This approach ensures maximum value for your company and certainty of close.

Target Acquisition Criteria:
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  • Most industries with a focus on Consumer products, including fashion and cosmetics
  • Manufacturing or wholesale
  • Revenues of $20 Million to $200+ Million
  • No minimum EBITDA
  • United States and Canada
  • Transactions:
    • Under-performing companies
    • Non-strategic subsidiaries and divisions
    • Carve-outs and product lines
    • Special Situations
    • Out-of-court restructuring
    • Pre-arranged Chapter 11, Section 363 sales, Article 9 sales

How we acquire, fix-then-build, and deliver maximum return to sellers and investors.

Contact us if you would like a discreet conversation about your company and your situation.