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Target Business Characteristics

Sunrise over Mountains



  • Revenue: $2M+

  • Gross Margins: 60%+

  • Gross Retention: 80%+

  • Cash Flow: Profitable or Near Breakeven



  • Owner seeking to sell

  • Differentiated product

  • Recurring customers 

  • Attractive industry tailwinds


Target Industries

  • Enterprise Software 

  • Payments

  • Data

West Fifth Differentiation

  • Enterprise Software Experience. 7+ years of enterprise software private equity, with direct experience implementing operational best practices at portfolio companies

  • Invest for the Long-Term. We bring private equity speed and expertise, but we are not private equity acquirers. We want to bet our careers on one great business

  • Protect your Legacy. Continued success and growth of your business will be our sole priority and guiding north star through all decisions

  • Support your Employees. We will empower your team to help achieve company objectives

  • Confidentiality. All conversations will be under NDA and treated with utmost discretion 

  • Respect for your Needs. We can utilize flexible structures and efficient diligence to ensure a smooth transition process

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