Transaction Criteria
Active Buy-Side Mandates

Transaction 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.

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

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
  • Information Technology (IT) product or service
  • Internet and Information services companies.

Active Buy-Side Mandates

Targeted Searches

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

Please review below a list of specific open mandates and contact us if you know or represent any companies fit the investment criteria. Managed Wifi Services Managed

Managed Wifi Services

Companies that provide managed Wifi or Wireless as a Service (WaaS).  Customers can be MDUs (multi dwelling unit or housing complex), retail locations, hospitality, or other businesses that benefit from offering Wifi to their customers.

Managed Database Services

Companies that provide remote database administration (DBA) for Oracle, Microsoft or other commercial or open source databases.

Oracle Consultancies

Companies that focus on consulting for Oracle databases or Oracle based enterprise applications, including ERP.

Media Buying Agencies

Agencies that provide media strategy, planning, and buying for clients. Additional capabilities that are particularly helpful are data analytics, programmatic advertising, and OTT/CTV experience.

Regulatory Compliance Consultancies

Companies help clients comply with industry regulations via audits, consulting, issue resolution, and ongoing monitoring.


Industrial Systems Integrators

Companies that that implement machine control systems for industrial applications, either process or discrete.


ERP Implementation Partners

Companies that that implement ERP systems such as Sage, Acumatica, NetSuite, and QuickBooks. 

Data Science/Artificial Intelligence Companies

Companies that that assist their clients in capturing, organizing, or analyzing data or using artificial intelligence to interact with data to solve critical business issues. 

Industrial IT Networking VARs

Companies that provide wired or wireless networking services for industrial environments, including private LTE networks.

Contact Center Software Integrators and Consultancies (CCaaS)

Companies that provide consulting, implementation, and integration of CCaaS (Contact Center as a Service) solutions.

Software Development Companies

Full-cycle outsource software development companies with facilities on-shore, off-shore, or near-shore.

Digital Commerce/Customer Experience Consultancies

Companies that provide provide end-to-end digital commerce solutions or specific expertise in fields such as digital strategy, customer experience, e-commerce platform engineering, customer relationship management, and analytics.

Online Survey and Sampling Companies

Companies that provide online surveys and related services, including Focus Groups, Online Research, Online Panel Survey Recruitment, Survey Development, Study Consulting, Qualitative and Quantitative Studies.

Managed Service Providers (MSP and MSSP)

Managed Service Providers who provide recurring IT services including cybersecurity and unified communications and focus on regulated industries such as finance and healthcare.

Digital Marketing Agencies

Companies that provide online marketing services such as SEO, Paid and Organic Social, and Amazon Digital Marketing.

Cybersecurity Companies / Identity and Access Management (IAM)

Companies that provide IT security services, with focus on IAM and related technologies.

Remediation Companies – Water, Mold, Environmental, Disaster

Companies that provide water, mold, environmental, fire, trauma, or disaster clean up and reclamation services for residential, commercial, or industrial customers.

Commercial Collection Agencies and Insurance Subrogation

Firms that provide commercial/B2B debt collection, small business B2B debt collection, accounts receivable outsourcing, or international debt collection..

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