Bridge is in the business of growing companies. We’re not a private equity fund with outside capital dictating future strategy. We are an active partner, developing close relationships with our team, our customers, and our communities. Our markets are often cyclical, but our approach is steady and long-term.
We are not a fund with high overhead, complicated fees, and preconceived exit strategies.
There are no outside pressures from limited partners driving investment decisions.
We are a holding company structure with long term growth objectives and no outside limited partners dictating hold periods and strategy.
We are an experienced management team with decades of manufacturing knowledge operating in close partnership with portfolio companies.
We are a good partner for family business transitions, management team buyouts, or corporate divestitures needing support structure without high overhead.
Aerospace & Defense
The following company characteristics fit well with the Bridge business plan:
Strong Management Team
Fragmented Industry — Global Opportunities
Diverse Customer Base
Products with High Market Barriers
History of Internal Growth
Target Size & Funding
Target Company Size
$10 to $100 Million
Bridge Target Funding
Up to $15 Million
Equity Investments - Internal Funding
Above $15 Million
Internal Plus Institutional Partner
We invest in long-term growth and success.
Bridge works with existing management teams to grow the company while protecting its legacy and reputation. Organic growth is promoted by expanding markets, investing in infrastructure, and attracting talented people. Acquisitions are often added as a catalyst for additional growth, adding new skills, products, customers, and facilities.
We have experienced and managed many business cycles and have consistently approached them with the philosophy of “Long term preservation and emphasis in keeping key team intact”. This often involves investment in down markets and proactive operational management.
Acquisition, Transition & Growth
Quick and efficient process.
Work closely with brokers and bankers.
Management team bonus plans and equity.
Partnership to implement and develop strategic plan.
Hands-on approach working with management.
If you want us to consider an opportunity, we will provide a user-friendly review process that includes the following: