INDUSTRY FOCUS

Westward focuses specifically on four broad industries in which its Partners have extensive expertise. These include Business Services, Distribution, Manufacturing, and Mature Technology.

These industries are typically characterized by high margins, low cyclicality and less operational complexity. As stewards of our portfolio companies, we believe that focusing on companies in industries with this blend of traits allows us to add more value in both the short and long term.

 

OPPORTUNITY:  ATTRACTIVE INDUSTRY ECONOMICS

  • Recurring revenue

  • High margins

  • Long-term positive market trends

  • Limited ongoing capital expenditure requirements

OPPORTUNITY:  LESS OPERATIONAL COMPLEXITY

  • Straight-forward operations

  • No high technology

OPPORTUNITY:  FRAGMENTED LANDSCAPE

  • A large number of small companies

  • An ability to grow business organically or via acquisition

 

OPPORTUNITY:  SIZEABLE GROWTH

  • Industries with significant market demand, multiple customers / several product segments

  • An ability to grow business through internal and external growth opportunities

 

OPPORTUNITY:  WESTWARD EXPERIENCE

  • The Westward teams has focused exclusively on these industries

  • Our experience enables us to share knowledge and best practices amongst portfolio companies

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