Focus

Route 2 Capital Partners brings experience, innovation, and reliability to each transaction. Our senior investment team is tenured across a wide range of investment structures and industries. We understand the importance of delivering capital to our portfolio companies for strategic purposes as they operate and grow through economic cycles.

Deep Market Relationships

We strive to become a trusted, dependable partner in each transaction, leveraging our existing industry networks and focusing on value creation to maximize risk-adjusted returns.

Disciplined Investing

The overarching thesis in our portfolio construction requires investing in companies with strong free cash flow, scalability, high variable cost models, and alongside experienced and trustworthy management teams and co-investors.

Access To Capital

R2CP’s fully committed fund comes from a diverse base of limited partners and allows us to quickly and reliably execute and fund transactions to suit each company’s needs.

Team

Our team is characterized by tenured experience across a range of industries and capital structures, and our lean structure allows us to move efficiently to tailor debt and equity financings.

What Our Partners Are Saying

The JK team is thrilled to be partnered with Route 2 … in support of the Company’s accelerated growth. Route 2’s operating and financial expertise will provide a tremendous benefit as we continue our mission to serve our passionate customer base.

Joni LucasCEO of JK Findings

Route 2 was flexible and easy to work with in the initial investment and due diligence process. In addition, the R2CP team has found ways to support us through their networks and has been incredibly supportive of the growth strategy at CompassMSP.

Josh KotlerPresident and CEO of CompassMSP

The Barton team is thrilled to be partnered with Route 2 and Altacrest in support of the Company’s accelerated growth. R2CP’s operating and transactional expertise will provide a tremendous benefit as we continue our mission to serve our passionate customer base.

Scott HerzFormer CEO of Barton Watch Bands

We chose to work directly with Route 2 Capital Partners as our sole financial partner due to their track record of success, operational understanding of our business, and their flexible and patient capital. They are friends and partners who have provided us with one-stop financing to help us navigate ownership transition and a new generation of growth.

Kevin EastCEO of Fumex

We are excited to have the chance to partner with R2CP to help us create “goosebump moments” and memories that last a lifetime. Looking ahead, in partnership with R2CP, we will continue to leverage our robust relationship with Amazon and our agile domestic manufacturing platform to grow our new product capabilities.

Sherri YukelFounder and CEO of Big Dot of Happiness, LLC

Criteria

Investment Types
  • Acquisitions
  • Buyouts
  • Growth Capital
  • Independent Sponsor Transactions
  • Refinancings & Recapitalizations

Investment Structures
  • $3-$20 Million of Invested Capital per Company
  • Mezzanine Debt and Equity
  • Sponsored and Non-Sponsored

Company Profile
  • $2 Million Minimum EBITDA
  • Defensible Market Position / Barriers to entry
  • Southern Geographical Location Prefered
  • Proven Business Model

Preferred Industries
  • Business Services
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Niche Manufacturing
  • Value-Added Distribution