Fiduciam Capital is run by an experienced, energetic, and highly motivated operator who will relocate to join your management team. Fiduciam's investors and advisors have been owners, operators, and executives of dozens of companies in which they have created thousands of jobs and hundreds of millions of dollars of growth. The investors have more than 100 combined years of investing experience and bring serious, committed capital to the table to ensure a quick and successful closing. These experts will make up the board of the acquired company and will be involved with the ongoing guidance and growth of the company.
Pacific Lake Partners is a micro-cap private equity fund focused on making investments in growing, profitable, primarily services businesses, that are sourced and managed by search fund entrepreneurs.
Mr. Southern is a founding director of Pacific Lake Partners, a private equity fund investing in small-cap buyouts using the search fund model. Pacific Lake backs promising entrepreneurs searching for established, profitable service companies in high growth industries.
In addition, Mr. Southern manages a portfolio of private equity investments in small to medium sized companies. His portfolio includes more than 50 search funds. Search fund investing consists of providing search and acquisition capital to promising entrepreneurs whose intent is to acquire a small, established company with revenues of $10 million to $30 million.
Previously, Mr. Southern was himself a beneficiary of search fund investors early in his career. His first search resulted in the acquisition of Uniform Printing, a $43 million printer of specialty insurance documents, where he served as its CEO and chairman for 10 years. Investor returns from distributions and exit exceeded 30x the acquisition capital.
Mr. Southern holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and resides in Wolfeboro, NH and Boston, MA.