The cornerstone of Oxbow’s philosophy lies in the effective blending of professional management with an entrepreneurial spirit.
People are the most valuable asset to any organization.
Existing management of acquired companies should be maintained and should participate in the equity structure, whenever possible.
The entrepreneurial spirit must be fostered and encouraged.
Entrepreneurial spirit, balanced with professional management skills, resources, and skills, provide leaders with the freedom, incentive and financial support to succeed.
A strong path for sustained growth is a measured, but aggressive, approach to acquisitions.
At Oxbow, these guiding principles, teamed with considerable financial resources, make it possible for Oxbow portfolio companies to achieve extraordinary results and become leaders in their fields.
Oxbow uses its network and resources to identify and invest in high-quality businesses with a potential for excellent returns. In each transaction, Oxbow invests its own capital along with capital from other investors.
Our approach always supports the management of our portfolio companies. We supplement their capabilities by providing our portfolio companies with the creative resources to consider new ideas. We have the ability to provide seasoned input at the board and senior management level when, and if, it is needed.
Philosophy of Growth
Our investment philosophy is to grow business through top-line expansion, improved profitability and acquisitions. Accordingly, we are prepared to provide portfolio companies with the capital resources necessary to implement their growth strategies. We support investments that make companies not only financially larger but also qualitatively better.