• What We Do

    We focus on the bottom-line.

    Private Equity

    Invest in Small Business America

    Golden Door firmly believes the greatest opportunities are in Small Business America. We target companies with revenue between $1-$25 million in revenue. In the past, we have acquired businesses in e-commerce and financial services. We focus on becoming an essential partner in helping companies create value over the long-term.

     

    Our mission is to buy, build and grow lower middle market businesses.

    Minority-Owned Investment Manager

    Headquartered in Newark, NJ

    Born and raised in New Jersey, we believe it is our duty to give back to our roots. We are located on 572 Broad Street, in the heart of Newark, NJ. We literally have our feet in the action.

     

    Golden Door focuses on investing in Opportunity Zones like Newark to incentivize long-term investments in underserved communities. We are the leading minority-owned investment manager focused in these regions.

    Investing in Opportunity Zones

    Deferring Capital Gains

    Newark has a long and undervalued history in America. As the largest city in NJ, Newark is equipped to lead the state into a new age. The city lacks the resources to develop on its own and requires external capital. The Opportunity Act gives investors the ability to temporarily defer capital gains and a step-up in cost basis. Three tax incentives when investing in a Qualified Opportunity Fund:

    • Temporary capital gains tax deferral
    • Step-up in your taxable cost basis
    • Permanent exclusion of capital gains

     

     

  • Investment Criteria

    Below is what we look for in target companies:

    Company

    • +10 years in business
    • Recurring B2B revenue

    Financial

    • $1-25m in revenue
    • $500k-3m in EBITDA

    Situation

    • Owner seeking liquidity
    • Majority, Control Buyout

    Sector

    • Professional Services
    • Tech-enabled Services
  • Investment Strategy

    We pride ourselves to invest in our employees. They are our most valuable assets.

    Employee Management Program

    Developing best-in-class employees

    Our playbook is designed to train entry-level and executive management. We provide the best practices from top-tier firms.

     

    Our Shared Equity Platform is designed to build equity from the bottom-up. We incentivize employees by offering ownership opportunities to all employees. Our goal is to build wealth equality with a diverse workforce.

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