FI  Encore One

     Office Locations:

10350 Bren Road West
Minnetonka, MN 55343
Phone: 952-656-4539



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Transportation & Distribution



    Encore One, L.L.C. is a holding company that invests in lower middle- market businesses in the U.S. Encore is a family business owned in a generation skipping trust. Encore One is seeking investments in whole buyouts of middle market companies with $4MM to $10MM in EBITDA; and $20MM to $100MM in revenues. Industry focus is on essential business services, niche manufacturing, distribution. The founding family of Encore is the Rauenhorst family, and the original business/source of wealth is the Opus Group, a 65 year old construction company. Encore owns a commercial bank and a fund for real estate investment. The Rauenhorsts operate one of Minnesota's largest philanthropies: GHR Foundation, which has assets around $495 million.

    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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    Craig Flom President & CEO
    Paul Moffatt Director of Business Development


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