Operating Companies

Great Elm intends to capitalize on its core competencies in M&A and leveraged finance to buy and hold controlling interests in high-quality, growing businesses with a demonstrated history of generating meaningful earnings that are an attractive return on the capital employed by such businesses. Great Elm seeks to acquire these businesses at what it views to be reasonable multiples of earnings while utilizing prudent amounts of non-recourse leverage.

NOTABLE Transactions

The Acquisition of Valley Healthcare Group and Northwest Medical

In September 2018, Great Elm announced the closing of its first transaction for its Operating Company vertical by partnering with Valley Healthcare Group (“VHG”) to acquire and combine VHG and Northwest Medical in a transaction valued at $63.6 million.