About Arctic Capital

Who We Are

Arctic Capital is an acquisition holding company based in Minnesota. Our philosophy is to partner with exceptional companies led by talented management teams to support both organic and acquisition growth strategies for long-term investment horizons.

What We Do

  • Purchase or recapitalize regional businesses
  • Midwestern in our approach and mindful of long-term relationships with customers, employees and other stakeholders
  • Easy to work with and passionate about business and the people that make them grow
  • Broad resources to quickly analyze new transaction opportunities

Representative Transactions


Regional Security company:

  • Acquired in 2006
  • Eight add-on acquisitions made
  • Successfully sold to Iverify in 2014

Regional IT Reverse Logistics Company:

  • Acquired in 2006
  • Doubled the size of the Company organically
  • Successfully sold to Arrow Electronics in 2012

How We Do It


  • We are exceptionally private and confidential in our work


  • Active investor over the past 15 years
  • We invest our own capital together with institutional partners
  • Wide range of projects from large public-to-private transactions to small ESOP owned companies
  • Investing through business and economic cycles
  • Disciplined investors, but aggressive in acquiring attractive businesses


  • Organized to move quickly
  • Balanced and honest in our approach

Current Investment Criteria

  • Seeking majority control investment positions in sale or recapitalization of a closely held business or division of a larger company
  • Size: Minimum sustainable EBITDA of $2 to $10 million. Will opportunistically review larger transactions.
  • Of particular interest are those businesses with a recurring subscription or contractual revenue component.

For more information please email info@arcticcapital.com