Our structural flexibility enables us to consider all financing options and structure a solution that seeks to maximize financial flexibility and results in the optimal capital structure.
Rock Island invests with management teams to acquire privately held businesses or divisions/subsidiaries of larger corporations. Once independent, these businesses are able to pursue stand-alone growth strategies under the direction of managers who have significant equity ownership.
Generational Changes in Ownership
Rock Island offers owners of family businesses complete or partial liquidity while providing an active role for subsequent generations. Rock Island is committed to working with family members, management and employees to create value and preserve a company’s heritage and legacy.
Growth and Expansion Equity Financings
Rock Island invests in companies seeking capital to finance internal growth or acquisitions. Often, an entrepreneur or family business is well positioned to take advantage of unique growth or acquisition opportunities, but needs a partner to assist with capital and advisory needs.
Rock Island provides the necessary capital to these companies and the strategic guidance necessary to fully capitalize on these opportunities.
Rock Island provides the owners of closely held businesses with liquidity while allowing them to retain significant ownership and day-to-day operational control.