Griffin Holdings, LLC invests in growing companies with well-defined business models. We are investors and operators with an approach that aims to help companies navigate through important growth phases of their businesses. Our philosophy is focused on maintaining a creative and flexible approach to all opportunities.


  • Focus on opportunities that will benefit from our combined business experience
  • Emphasis on niche, growth opportunities within more mature markets
  • Alliance with management teams who are active, experienced and committed to growth
  • Intensive work and collaboration with management to identify actionable opportunities and specific growth levers

Strategic and Operational Guidance

  • Active board level engagement to formulate and execute strategic plans
  • Establish growth initiatives, build relationships and expand distribution channels
  • Address inefficiencies, bottlenecks, and other operational challenges
  • Build critical management capabilities and an appreciation for business improvement
  • Compensation and incentive plans
  • Definition of key responsibilities and business objectives
  • Prioritization of strategic imperatives

Flexibility, Fairness and Transparency

  • Approach each company with respect and encourage an open dialogue with management
  • Satisfy requirements and preferences of owners, sellers and management

Deal Structure and Transaction Type

  • Expansion, growth and acquisition capital, MBOs, buyouts and recapitalizations Structures that allow sellers to participate in future upside of the business Owner liquidity, succession and estate planning