About Us

 

Orangewood Partners is A long-term
focused private investment firm

With Midwestern roots, Orangewood Partners is a NY-based investment firm. Orangewood has a people-focused approach to investing. We enjoy working with families, owners, management teams and entrepreneurs to support their vision for a business. We have a thematic approach to investing, where we work to identify attractive industries that are either fragmented with consolidation opportunity and / or in need of innovation and change. We view our investments through a long-term lens and continue investing in our portfolio companies so that they can achieve their potential and become leaders in their industries. We pride ourselves on having institutional best practices while maintaining an entrepreneurial culture. 

 

Investment Criteria

 

We are flexible in terms of structuring our investments to meet the goals of all stakeholders.  We support and look to partner with management in their quest to drive their companies to be leaders and innovators in their industries.

Industries

 

Investment Structure

  • Control equity
  • 50/50 partnerships
  • Structured minority investments
  • Partnership with high-quality operators and management teams

Size and Geography

  • $5mm - $50mm+ of EBITDA
  • Headquarters in North America, primarily the United States

Business Model

  • Attractive cash flow characteristics
  • Ability for long-term growth organically or through acquisition
  • Clear differentiation and barriers to entry
  • Industry leadership and/or potential for industry leadership
  • Orangewood ability to add-value

Portfolio

Team

ALAN GOLDFARB

  • Former Managing Director of Special Situations Investments at Senator Investment Group
  • Founding member and former Principal of The Carlyle Group’s Global Distressed and Corporate Opportunities Fund
  • Former Investment Banking Analyst, Merrill, Lynch & Co.
  • Currently on Boards of Directors of K2 Towers (Chairman), Peaceable Street Capital (Chairman), George Industries (Chairman), ABTB (Chairman) and Wheels Up Partners
  • Former Board member of DFI Capital (Engs Commercial Finance), Diversified Machine, Inc. and Permian Holdings, Inc.
  • B.S. in Finance and Accounting from Miami University (Ohio); summa cum laude with University Honors

NEIL GOLDFARB

  • Former Managing Director and Investment Committee Member of Starr Investment Holdings, LLC (“SIH”), a multi-billion registered investment advisor and subsidiary C.V. Starr & Co., Inc.
  • Former Investment Professional at Code Hennessy & Simmons, LLC
  • Former Investment Banking Analyst in the Industrial Group at Lehman Brothers, Inc.
  • Former Equity Research Associate at KeyBanc Capital Markets
  • Current and former Board of Director positions include iQor Holdings, CHG Healthcare, and At Home (NYSE: HOME)
  • B.S. in General Business from Miami University (Ohio); magna cum laude with University Honors

ZACH ROSSKAMM

  • Former Associate at AEA Investors Middle Market Private Equity Group in the Consumer / Retail team
  • Previously worked in Team Marketing and Business Operations (TMBO) at the National Basketball Association (NBA)
  • Former Associate and Consultant in the Chicago office at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG)
  • B.A. in Economics from Yale University

ADAM GREENBERG

  • Former Investment Banking Analyst at the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) in the Communications, Media & Entertainment Group
  • B.B.A in Finance from The University of Michigan

For Managers, Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

Orangewood has a people-focused approach to investing. We enjoy working with families, owners, management teams and entrepreneurs to support their vision for a business.  We pride ourselves on having institutional best practices while maintaining an entrepreneurial culture.  We take pride in bringing the right resources to each situation in a customized manner, including M&A support, strategic advisors and/or operational resources.

We are flexible in terms of structuring our investments to meet the goals of all stakeholders. We support management in their quest to drive their companies to be leaders and innovators in their industries.

Please contact us if you have interest in learning more about Orangewood Partners or how we can partner together.

Contact Us

 

Location

9 West 57th Street
33rd Floor
New York, NY 10019

212.324.5630