PE  Sunbelt Diversified Enterprises

     Office Locations:

1221 Brickell Avenue, Suite 2660
Miami, FL 33131
Phone: 786-363-3080
Fax: 786-552-5655



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Manufacturing & Industrial



    Sunbelt Diversified Enterprises is a private equity holding company focused on acquiring companies in the lower middle market, partnering with management to build even greater value, and holding these companies for the long term. Based in Miami, Florida, Sunbelt seeks companies in the 13 southeastern states of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Tennessee and Kentucky. Sunbelt is building a varied portfolio and is open to investments in manufacturing, distribution and basic service companies with strong management, earnings and market share. Good candidates for acquisition by Sunbelt include companies with a history of success and profitability, straight forward business models, and recurring EBITDA of at least $1.5 million.



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    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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    J. Michael Jones Chief Operating Officer
    James R. Tolzien Chief Executive Officer
    Peter R. Patraka Executive Vice President
    Scott M. Peterson CFO


    Portfolio companies include:

      Accurate Machine & Tool
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      Green Thumb Lawn & Garden
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      Naples Transportation and Tours
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      Official Reporting Services
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      Sun Coast Trailers Manufacturing
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