Tonka Bay Equity Partners acquires and invests in small and midsized companies that are pursuing the next level of success. Our patient, personalized and collaborative approach has yielded superior returns for investors and management partners alike.
Tonka Bay has raised more than $350 million of capital in three funds, composed of contributions from institutional investors, endowments, pensions, family offices and high-net-worth individuals. We seek to partner with and support management teams in established, profitable businesses that serve a specific niche. We do not consider startup or turnaround situations. Nor do we invest in financial institutions, real estate companies, restaurants or retailers.
Highly engineered manufacturing
EBITDA (operating cash flow) greater than $2 million
Shareholder liquidity events
Growth and acquisitions
Focused Industry Strategy
We believe that consistently and proactively seeking partnerships with business owners is a vital component of a successful investing strategy. We leverage our deep industry knowledge and prior experiences to develop targeted industry specific investment initiatives. Current focused industry strategies include U.S.-based businesses with revenue of at least $10 million and EBITDA greater than $2 million in the following sectors: