About

Firm Overview

Founded in 2005 and based in Evanston, IL, Silver Oak Services Partners is a lower middle market private equity firm focused on making investments in the business, healthcare, and consumer services sectors. Silver Oak utilizes a differentiated, research-driven approach and proactive sourcing strategy to identify attractive investment opportunities that align with our services industry experience. We seek to partner with exceptional management teams to accelerate growth and create lasting value at each of our portfolio companies. Since inception, we have raised $1.1 billion of capital across four funds and have executed more than 25 platform investments and 100 add-on acquisitions. We are currently investing out of our fourth fund, a $500 million investment vehicle.

For new investment opportunities, please contact our business development team or reach out to deals@silveroaksp.com.

Sector Focus

Business Services
Business Services

Business Services

Business Process Outsourcing
Engineering Services
Environmental & Industrial Services
Facilities Services
Financial Services
Human Resources Outsourcing
IT Services
Marketing Services
Testing & Inspection
Transportation & Logistics
Value-Added Distribution
 
Healthcare Services
Healthcare Services

Healthcare Services

Center-Based Providers
Healthcare Facilities Services 
Medical Supplies Distribution 
Mental & Behavioral Health
Outsourced Services to Providers
Physician Practice Management 
Pharmaceutical Services
Pharmacy Services

Consumer Services
Consumer Services

Consumer Services

Automotive Care
Education 
Financial Services
Fitness
Health & Wellness
In-Home Care
Location-Based Family Entertainment
Pet Care Services
Residential Services
Specialty Franchise Services
 

Investment Criteria

15 -
150
M

Revenue
4 -
25
M

no minimum for add on acquisitions

EBITDA
10 -
50
M

with the ability to obtain co-invest

Equity Hold Size
U.S. & Canada

Geography

Investment Attributes

Proven business model
Proven business model
Strong competitive position
Strong competitive position
Favorable growth prospects <script type= ">
Favorable growth prospects
Differentiated value proposition
Differentiated value proposition
Significant recurring revenue base
Significant recurring revenue base
Attractive margins and free cash flow generation
Attractive margins and free cash flow generation
Clear value creation opportunities
Clear value creation opportunities
Committed, experienced management team
Committed, experienced management team