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About Us

O2 Investment Partners is a Midwestern based private equity firm that seeks to acquire a majority interest in lower middle market manufacturing, niche distribution, and select service and technology businesses. The firm invests in businesses with earnings growth potential and a clear path to the creation of shareholder value.

O2 invests equity on behalf of its principals as well as a core network of other limited partners and strategic investors. The firm 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.



Investment Criteria

Enterprise Value

$5 million – $75 million


$3 million – $10 million
(less for add ons)

Industries/Business Types

Niche manufacturing, select technology segments, select services businesses, niche distribution, and certain special situations

Geographic Focus

O2 invests in companies throughout the United States and Canada with a preference for the Midwest and Great Lakes region