Matthew Slaine

12 years of CEO experience across multi-unit restaurants and fitness studios, and the information and media services industry mostly leading private equity-backed businesses CEO of Quality Restaurant Group from 2019 to 2022 overseeing its expansion to over 350 multi-concept franchise restaurants across 15 states and four concepts, with annual revenue exceeding $350MM and a workforce… Continue reading Matthew Slaine


Specific focus on non-sponsor backed businesses.


Focused approach to investments with resources dedicated to one deal at a time.


Focused on targeting businesses and sectors in which we have deep operational experience and expertise, through our own careers.


Bolster management teams with experienced, industry-specific operators that are able to integrate themselves into the business to drive value creation.


Fragmented market presents greater opportunities for roll-up / consolidation strategies with relatively less competition.

Nathaniel Bristol

18 years experience at Goldman Sachs Investment Banking serving as a Managing Director within its Global Industrials division Led client coverage in: – Building products & construction – Industrial distribution & capital goods – Automotive – Business services sectors Executed more than $100 billion of M&A, anti-raid, anti-activism, take-private transactions Led 6 IPOs; dozens of… Continue reading Nathaniel Bristol

Nishant Machado

20 years of experience at Mackinac Partners serving as the Co-Head of the Turnaround & Restructuring practice and the Head of the Food & Beverage and Leisure & Hospitality segments CEO, CRO, CFO, COO and Lead Restructuring Advisor for lower middle market companies including Real Mex, Sullivan’s Steakhouse, Eddie Merlot’s, Romano’s Macaroni Grill, Boston Market,… Continue reading Nishant Machado

William Sirignano

18 years of experience with the past 11 years at Blackstone Credit (“BXC”) serving as a Managing Director and senior lead originator with expertise in public and private market investing, risk underwriting, capital markets representation and sourcing and structuring complex transactions Transaction team and relationship lead in deploying over $13 billion in private and opportunistic… Continue reading William Sirignano

Leadership & Value Proposition

Founding partners are industry leaders in their respective areas. Focus on minimizing risks related to execution, business operations, corporate culture and overpayment. Targeting opportunities for successful timely exits after multiple expansion and operational improvements.