Investment Focus

Consumer Products and Services

Investment Criteria

Key Company Attributes

  • Potential for multiple channels of distribution
  • Passionate customers
  • Opportunity to create value through operational improvements
  • Excellent management
  • Revenues between $25M-$150M

Transaction Types

  • 15M-$150M equity investment across the following transaction types
    — Founder Transition/Partnerships
    — Leveraged Buyouts
    — Growth Equity Investments
    — Minority or Majority Investment

Examples of Investment and Operating Experience

Beauty and Personal Care

Apparel, Footwear, Accessories

Food & Beverages

Household and Juvenile Products

Catalog, Ecommerce, Direct-to-Consumer

Health and Wellness

Sporting Goods, Outdoor, Leisure

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For Potential
Portfolio Companies

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Press Releases

  • Tom First Joins Castanea Partners as an Operating Partner

    SEPT 2016 - Castanea Partners announced today that Tom First has joined the firm as an Operating Partner focusing on opportunities in the branded food and beverage sector.

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Media Coverage

  • Meet Houston's Reigning Beauty Business Queen

    JUN 2015 - Janet Gurwitch is the founder and former CEO of Houston-based Laura Mercier Cosmetics.

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  • Janet Gurwitch speaks at 2014 Texas ACG Capital Connection

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