A Patient Approach for Long-Term Success

Our Investment Criteria

Business Characteristics

Management team interested in ownership, high quality product or service offering, opportunities for growth, long-standing and diverse customer relationships, and strong position within an industry.

Management and Ownership Situation

Zabel prefers to invest in transactions where there is management team continuity. However, in certain situations, we can accommodate management transitions within reasonable timeframes.


EBITDA or cash flow greater than $2.0 million and less than $10.0 million.


United States and Canada.

Industries and Areas of Interest

Business Services

Tech-enabled services

Maintenance and repair


Logistics services

Residential and commercial services

Revenue cycle management

Niche Manufacturing

Replacement parts

Niche consumer products

Specialty chemicals

Analytical instrumentation

Food and food ingredients



B2B e-commerce

Replacement parts

Specialty chemicals

Niche consumer products

Electrical components