PE  Audax Group

     Office Locations:

2440 Sand Hill Road, Suite 100
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Phone: 650-252-0600
Fax: 650-494-4944

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  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Defense & Homeland Security
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Industrial



    Audax Group, established in 1999, is a source of investment capital for middle market companies. The firm manages over $5 billion of capital through its private equity, mezzanine debt, senior secured debt and affiliate funds. The Audax team of over 70 investment professionals maintains offices in Boston and New York. The firm makes equity investments of $10 to $100 million in transactions valued between $15 million and $250 million. Companies should meet at least one of the following criteria: at least $5 million of EBITDA, ability to reach $5 million EBITDA within 12 months, underperforming with at least $50 million in revenue, or strategic add-on of any size. Audax Mezzanine invests in subordinated debt and junior securities of middle market companies. Audax Senior Debt invests primarily in debt securities of leveraged, non-investment grade companies backed by private equity sponsors. The group's focus is middle market companies with EBITDA between $10 million and $50 million. Audax is particularly interested in investments in the following industries: Industrial Manufacturing, Energy, Outsourced Industrial Services, Consumer Products, Healthcare Products, Non-asset based Logistics, Technology, Aerospace and Defense, Business Services, and Direct Marketing.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Adam A. Abramson Managing Director
    David J. Wong Managing Director
    Donald G. Bramley Managing Director
    Franklin H. Foster Managing Director
    Hiren V. Mankodi Managing Director


    Portfolio companies include:

      A & A Manufacturing Company
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      AAMP of America
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      Advanced Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery
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      Affordable Interior Systems
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      Andrews International
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      Arnold Magnetic Technologies
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      ATG Rehab
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      Bridgeport Tank Trucks
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      Correct Care Solutions
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      Cozzini Bros
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      Distribution International
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      Elgin Equipment Group
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      Flexstar Technology
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      In the Swim
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      Injured Workers Pharmacy
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      Koda Distribution Group
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      Laborie Medical Technologies
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      Northern Digital
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      Phillips & Temro Industries
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      Phoenix Children's Academy
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      Quest Specialty Chemical
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