About Us

O2 Investment Partners is a Midwestern based private equity firm that seeks to acquire majority interests in lower middle market Family/Founder owned businesses in B2B services, technology, and select niche industrial companies. The firm invests in businesses with earnings growth potential and a clear path to the creation of shareholder value.

O2 invests with a view toward partnering with management to build and grow the business and take it to its next stage of development. This requires not only a clear vision and strategic plan to create shareholder value, but a close partnership and alignment of interest with management.

Key Investment Criteria


Greater than $5 million (less for add-ons)



B2B services, select technology and niche industrial companies, select services businesses, niche distribution and certain special situations


Investment Characteristics

Non-sponsor owned companies with strong management teams

History of growth and profitability with healthy margins

Diversified customer base


Geographic Focus

United States and Canada