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Sandro Mina – From Camera World to Relay Investments: Capturing the Early Days of a Search Fund – Ep.92
Sandro is a co-founding partner of Relay Investments, a search investment fund based in Boston that began in 2015. Prior to Relay, Sandro and his partner, Martin launched their own search fund after graduating from Stanford’s MBA program in 1991, acquiring and eventually exiting three companies.
Timi is the first CEO in Kingsway Financial CEO Accelerator Program, having acquired an HR and accounting business called the Ravix group in October this year of 2021.
Collin joins me again to more deeply discuss lessons learned through his career of buying and building HVAC and plumbing businesses across the country.
Jason searched and acquired Unified Dental Care, a collection of dental practices in the Detroit Metro in April 2017.
In addition to Mike’s new acquisition and holding company, we also talk about systems and policies he’s implemented at B&B, how he hires and routines members of his team, and benefits from scale and vertical integration.
Matt is the president of Bellwether Forest Products, an integrated wood supply company owned by a family office called Elmore Companies, where Matt is also a partner.
My guest in this episode is Heather Endresen, co-director of Search Fund Lending at Live Oak Bank. Heather shares the ins and outs of the SBA program.
My guest today is Collin Hathaway. Collin runs a small micro private equity fund in Seattle, WA called Skylight Capital and has developed a strong core competence in plumbing, HVAC, roofing, and other home services businesses.
Paul Yancich & Daniel Eisen – Taking Inspiration From Constellation and Leveraging a Long Time Horizon – Ep.84
Paul Yancich and Daniel Eisen are co-founders of Arcadea Group, a permanent capital holding company.
Badge started his search journey with a stone-pumping trench that was on the verge of bankruptcy when he acquired it.
Each year I write an annual letter to readers and listeners to reflect on the evolution of the podcast and my personal growth.
While 2020 was turbulent to say the least, it was the best year of my life. I married my lovely wife in late August, adopted a corgi, and began working on the Think Like an Owner podcast full-time.
Before getting to the podcast, 2019 was a tremendous year personally. I flew to DC for a FinTwit gathering hosted by Jamie Catherwood, graduated college with a new job, and got engaged.
As a fun goal for myself, I’ve decided to start writing annual (and possibly quarterly) letters for the Think Like an Owner project to reflect on the growth of the podcast, discussion around the micro private equity market, and my personal learning.