Our Engagements

Thank you for your interest in Gertsburg Licata Acquisitions.

Below is a list of our active engagements.

Please contact, Mike Callam at mcallam@gertsburglicata.com to discuss how we can best help you achieve your goals.

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Industry Criteria Size Geography
Franchise/New
Auto Dealerships
Most car brands – Toyota, Honda, BMW, Acura, Mercedes, Lexus, Audi, Chevrolet, Ford, Kia, Mitsubishi Hyundai, Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram Revenue: $10MM -$100MM
EBITDA: $1MM- $10MM
Nationwide – Major Cities Preferred
Used Auto Dealerships Used/Independent Dealerships
Less than 200 units a month
Transitioning or retiring owners
Profitability is a plus but not required
Revenue: $5MM-$30MM Ohio
Manufacturing Proprietary manufacturers preferred

Areas of Interest:
-Air filtration
-Oil and gas
-Exhaust parts
-Consumer products, esp. if plastic components
-Hydraulic filtration
-Metals stamping
-Plastic molding
-Fabrication

Revenue: $1MM-100MM
EBITDA: $1MM-10MM
Nationwide (except CA)
Insurance Carrier Independent insurance agencies
Ohio – property and casualty insurance carrier
Revenue: $0-$5MM Ohio
Insurance Independent insurance agencies
Specialists/niche market agent (i.e. amusement park insurance, environmental, construction, etc.)
Revenue: $500k-$10MM Nationwide (no CA)
Insurance Independent insurance agencies
Smaller, personal lines agency
1-2 agents
Revenue: $1.5MM-$2MM Northeast Ohio
Insurance Independent insurance agencies with a focus on family and small commercial lines Revenue: $2MM-$7MM Cleveland, Ohio and East Suburbs
Insurance Established agency 10+ years, 80%+ retention rate.
1-5 agents
Personal, commercial, and/or specialty lines
Revenue: $1MM-$2MM Northeast Ohio
Insurance Independent insurance agencies
Personal, commercial, and/or specialty lines
Would purchase ancillary business as well (e.g. 401k management, benefits administration, etc.)
Seeking owners that want to stay on in management and/or in a minority ownership role
Revenue: $1MM-$200MM Nationwide (including Hawaii and Alaska)
Insurance Independent insurance agencies
Commercial lines
Revenue: $1MM-3MM Northeast Ohio
Industry Agnostic (except no project-based or industry-based companies) Simple business models (niche market is a plus) / a business model that can be explained in a sentence or two.
Industry is agnostic, but no project-based or construction-based companies with the exception of railroad-service related companies (e.g. emergency service railroad companies).
Looking for healthy businesses.
Retirees/owner who lack a succession plan has been a solid source of acquisitions.
Cash buyer – typical close is <60 days.
Flexible is the owner wants to stay with the company post-closing.
Revenue: $5MM-$50MM
EBITDA – $1MM-$5MM
Nationwide
Real Estate Brokerage Residential and/or Commercial Real Estate Brokerage
Ideal # of Agents – >20
Established brokerage with leads, system, and  procedures in place (turn-key)
Revenue: $500k-$10MM Northeast Ohio
Plumbing and Sewer Sewer cleaning
Sewer Repair
Excavating
Exterior plumbing
Revenue: $1MM-$50MM Northeast Ohio
Real Estate Property Management Residential Property Management Company
Apartment Buildings
Single-Family
Multi-Family
Manage 1,000-10,000 Units Nationwide
Real Estate Apartment Buildings
Single-Family
Multi-Family
Portfolio Value: $50MM-$250MM Nationwide
Software Pure software; B2B; enterprise  customer base; scalable architecture

Sweet spot – $10-$15MM Revenue
COVID-affected
Decent retention

No growth equity
100% controlled

No early stage/product risk
Hardware rev – minority piece
Replacing CEO/ ideal if management if stayed on for some period of time

All-cash deals

$5MM-$20MM ARR
>85% Gross Retention
EBITDA Agnostic
Willing to sell at 1x-2x trailing 12-month revenue
US, Canada or Europe
Home Delivery Service Meal delivery to consumer homes or similar service
Existing client base
Revenue: $300k-$5MM Ohio
Home Health Care Home health care providers
5-500 employees
Revenue: $1MM-$50MM Palm Beach County, Florida
Assisted Living Facility Assisted living facility
10-200 employees
Revenue: $1MM-$50MM Florida
Cybersecurity Cybersecurity firms
Established client base
Revenue: $1MM-$10MM Nationwide
Wealth Management Newer or established wealth management firms Assets Under Mgmt: >$100 million Northeast Ohio
Accounting CPA firms
Emphasis on business clients a plus
Revenue: $1-20 million Northeast Ohio