Target Deal Criteria

Alcon Partners is actively seeking deals on behalf of our Private Equity and Corporate M&A clients.

Please review our target acquisition criteria below and  list of specific open mandates on this page and contact us if you know or represent any companies fit the investment criteria.  

While the individual investment criteria of each of our clients varies, Alcon focuses on opportunities that meet the following criteria:


Transaction Types

  • Buyouts, including owner exits
  • Majority recapitalizations
  • Management buyouts
  • Executive sponsored buyouts



  • Continental United States
  • Lower and Maritime provinces of  Canada 
  • Strategic add-on acquisitions in Europe and Asia


Financial Criteria

  • Revenue $5-$200m
  • Profitable
  • Companies with under $10m revenue are generally strategic add-ons


Industry Sectors

While we work in a broad range of industry sectors, Alcon focuses on businesses that leverage technology to create and sustain a competitive advantage and generate above average gross margins.  Sectors of highest interest include the following:

  • Manufacturers of highly engineered products
  • Distributors with value-add delivery capabilities
  • Technology-enabled business service providers
  • Software companies (both on-premise and SaaS delivery models)
  • Information Technology (IT) product or service companies
  • Internet and Information services companies