PE  Tidewater Investment Company

     Office Locations:

1121 Military Cutoff Rd, Ste C PMB 320
Wilmington, NC 28405
Phone: 910-250-9133



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Financial Services
  • Food & Agriculture
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Retail & Restaurant
  • Transportation & Distribution



    Tidewater Investment Company is a relationship-based, people-focused investor in small, family-owned and closely-held businesses. The firm seeks opportunities in business niches to find companies that have distinguished themselves through execution and innovation. Tidewater primarily makes control investments, including Full Buyout, Controlling Interest, Majority Recapitalization, and Growth Equity. Preferred areas of interest are Light Manufacturing, Distribution and Logistics, Healthcare, Tech-Enabled Services, Food & Beverage Production, and Financial Services. Tidewater invests in companies with $10 million to 30 million in revenue, $2 million to 5 million in EBITDA, and that are based in North Carolina and the Southeast.

    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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    Alex Gaines Director of Business Development
    Andrew Fielding Advisor
    Connor Bolen Director of Investments
    Merrette Moore Managing Partner
    Phoenix Stein Director of Operations & Healthcare Investments


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