Are you looking to sell your business and ensure that it is in excellent hands?
We're Looking to Acquire a single business and lead it for the long term
We work with businesses to preserve legacies, and we are the honest, transparent, and trustworthy partner you need to take your company to the next level
The First Step Starts With Us.
We offer business owners a very different succession option from private equity firms and strategic competitors by giving them a successful future for their own companyKortica Capital invests in small/mid-sized profitable UK based companies with stable organic growth and re-occurring revenues
Leave a legacy.
Selling your business
==Selling your business isn’t easy. ==
We know how hard you’ve worked, how much of your life you’ve invested in it.
Now you’re thinking about options and what’s next.There’s excitement, stress and maybe even some guilt.
We get it.
We can help.
It starts with a relationship built on trust, integrity and experience.
who we are.
We are a team of experienced entrepreneurs & investors seeking to acquire & operate a UK based business
What we are looking for.
We are looking for a small/medium business with owners who wish to ensure the long-term success of their company.
We aim to unlock all of the wealth they have created in their business, allowing them to either fully retire or retain a reduced role as desired
Why we are different.
Legacy & employees matter.
We are interested in the long-term success of your company and do not have a pre-set time-horizon.
We ensure that your company stays independent and we provide continuity and stability for the employees and customers
We are searching for companies across a variety of industries and various stages of growth.We are looking to make a long-term investment in a stable company with the following attributes:• Recurring revenue
• Low customer concentration
• Simple business model
• Multiple avenues for growth
• £5 million to £30 million annual revenue
• EBITDA: £0.75 million - £5 millionWe intend to take a direct management role and lead that company for the long-term
meet the team.
Nuno is the founder of Kortica Capital and he will manage the day to day operations of the acquired business.Nuno has over 10 years of hands-on experience in the automotive industry in Engineering, Operations, Logistics and Procurement.He has worked for Bentley and Honda in the UK, and has international experience in Germany, China and Portugal.Nuno has a Master's Degree in Industrial Engineering and has recently completed his MBA at the University of Oxford.
We have partnered with a world-class team of entrepreneurs, operators and investors with an outstanding track record in growing and securing legacies.
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