Voyager’s approach to private equity is simply to partner with and support entrepreneurial leaders to build sustainable, differentiated businesses for the long-term.  In addition to capital, Voyager can assist portfolio companies in four key areas:  developing a long-term strategy; investment in organic growth and acquisitions; leveraging Voyager’s industry relationships and industry knowledge; and enhancing human resources and operations productivity. 

Developing A Long-Term Strategy

  • Comprehensive strategic planning, including long-term goal and objective mapping.
  • Identify growth plans and capital requirements.
  • Consider potential mergers and acquisitions that make the business stronger for the long-term.
  • Develop annual operating plans and critical paths for improvement.
  • Identify eventual exit opportunities for shareholders.

Investing In Organic Growth And Acquisitions

  • Analyze and invest in R&D capabilities to enhance new product or service development. 
  • Consider and execute on geographic expansion opportunities.
  • Develop acquisition strategy in both core and adjacent sectors.
  • Provide negotiation, due diligence, transaction structuring and integration support for acquisitions.

Leveraging Voyager’s Industry Relationships And Industry Knowledge

  • Access to seasoned entrepreneurs and executives, who often participate on portfolio company boards.
  • Introducing portfolio companies to potential customers or new business relationships.
  • Introducing portfolio companies to lenders, consultants and investment bankers.
  • Providing assistance with re-financings or restructurings of credit facilities.

Enhancing Human Resources And Operations Productivity

  • Implement KPIs, benchmarking and other management tools. 
  • Develop working capital management tools.
  • Assist in recruitment/retention of top talent across entire company.
  • Implement management compensation and equity incentive programs.
  • Consider internal efficiencies, such as enhanced IT and ERP systems.
  • Optimize supply chain, safety and compliance functions.
  • Customer and product/service profitability analysis.