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BASE strives to partner with founders
and management teams to help their companies grow.
We are business builders who bring financial, 
operational, and strategic support.
 

 

 

about

BASE Equity Partners is an operationally oriented
private investment group

BASE looks to roll up our sleeves alongside existing management teams, providing financial and strategic guidance, operational support, and introductions into a strong network of industry experts, company advisors, and strategic partners including new customer and vendor relationships. We invest our own capital alongside that of successful private families, so we are long-term oriented and do not have the artificial timing or structure constraints that an institutional fund would.

We are committed to private investment partnerships for the long haul, and understand that this business is built upon mutual trust. Further, given our private investor base, we are acutely aware of the need for confidentiality and efficiency. We pledge to business owners and sellers our utmost concern for the best interests of the enterprise, whether or not we eventually invest with you. For the financial and intermediary community, we pledge transparent and efficient communications.


PARTnership
Approach

TARGET
INDUSTRIES

BASE Equity Partners provides a valuable solution to founders and companies undergoing transformation:

  • Founder / family owned businesses seeking capital for growth or owner liquidity
  • Corporate divestitures
  • Management-led buyouts from prior owners
  • Special situations
  • Take-privates

investment
criteria

We are flexible and creative in approaching our partnerships, but tend to look for the following characteristics:

  • Strong founders or executives to partner with
  • Positive operating margins
  • Modest capital expenditure needs
  • Between $10 million and $100 million in sales
  • Limited existing debt
Distribution

Distribution

Business Services

Business Services

Consumer Retail

Consumer Retail

Media and Entertainment

Media and Entertainment

Information Technology

Information Technology

Healthcare Services

Healthcare Services

 

team

 

Headquartered in New York City, BASE Equity Partners
was founded in 2013 by Ben Schneider and Anthony Ekmekjian.

BASE is built on our passion for helping founder-led and family-owned businesses achieve their full potential, and the sense of fulfillment that comes from hard work and positive collaboration.  We believe in fully aligning interests, economics, and goals together with our partners to drive growth.

We are a team of experienced operating executives and investors, along with a network of industry experts. Our goal is to bring "big market" insights and connections to smaller private companies, and provide a new, secure home base when these companies are undergoing transformations.



 

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Contact

OFFICE
575 Madison Ave, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10022-2585
O: (212) 940-8511

ANTHONY EKMEKJIAN
ae@baseequitypartners.com

BEN SCHNEIDER
bs@baseequitypartners.com