Industrials Specialty

Innovation powers performance.

Great industrial products and services companies have an intense focus on continuous innovation to help their customers succeed. They invest in technology and engineering talent to stay ahead of the competition AND keep their customers ahead of their competition.

Nautic looks for businesses with developmentĀ potential of at least two to three times the GDP growth rate. We help build the earnings, cash flow, and net worth of these companies through a combination of acquisition, value-enhancement, and organic growth.

We target investments with the following characteristics:

  • Leading market share in a defensible niche
  • Recurring revenue
  • Highly engineered products or solutions
  • Differentiated manufacturing capabilities, technology, or intellectual property
  • Demonstrated pricing power, resulting from a high cost of failure relative to cost of product
  • Meaningful barriers to entry with high customer switching costs
  • Positioned to be a leading industry consolidator of choice

Nautic sees rapid development and attractive business characteristics in the following markets:

  • Building Products
  • Chemicals
  • Industrial Distribution
  • Industrial Technology, Sensors & Automation
  • Infrastructure and Scarce Resources
  • Packaging
  • Precision Components
Industrials Team
Industrials Operating Advisors