The Oxford Investment Group, Inc. is a private investment and corporate development group that acquires majority equity positions on behalf of its principals in industrial products manufacturing, financial services, niche distribution, consumer hard goods and other selected companies.
Established in 1985, Oxford has completed more than 70 transactions, with aggregate revenues in excess of $2 billion. The common objective in these transactions is to build businesses in order to create long-term value for shareholders, management, and employees. Value is created through the development and implementation of well defined business plans, availability of capital and strong management leadership, not merely financial engineering. Oxford has successfully built regional, national and global businesses.
Oxford has proven experience working with management and sellers to creatively structure transactions that meet the needs of all parties and allow for the growth of the underlying business. The firm seeks underperforming or growth companies where it can provide value added strategic insight, leadership, and access to our global business network, in addition to capital. Oxford prefers businesses with revenues over $20 million and executive management located in the U.S., Western Europe, Australia, and China. Equity funds for acquisitions are provided by Oxford principals, affiliated companies, private investors and selected financial institutions. Investments are made with a long-term perspective, rather than with a "quick fix" mentality.
Oxford professionals act as resources to management in building businesses. They are accomplished in developing business plans, analyzing and influencing cash flow, expense management and dealing with market penetration, margin improvement and product issues. They bring strong technical, financial and negotiating skills, along with close institutional and corporate relationships to assist portfolio companies meet business plan objectives.
The highly qualified professionals at Oxford respect confidentiality and emphasize fairness in all transactions and business relationships. Transactions are generally not subject to financing contingencies.