SSC’s team consists of seasoned professionals who have worked together at each stage of the investment process. SSC’s in-house operations team works to balance operational excellence with company culture.
The SSC Way℠, which integrates operational engagement with M&A resources, allows the Firm to drive significant operational improvements. Some resources provided to portfolio companies include:
- Strategy Development and Deployment
- Strategic Sourcing
- Business Intelligence and Management Cadence
- LEAN Six Sigma / Business Full Potential
- Technology and Digitization
- Marketing and e-Commerce
- Supply Chain Optimization
- ABC Analysis and SKU Rationalization
SSC’s extensive operating capabilities were gained through leadership roles at companies such as:
SSC seeks to partner with best-in-class management teams and successful entrepreneurs with strategic vision and integrity. We focus on partnering in industries where our principals and operating advisors can help management teams achieve their goals by fostering a collaborative, high touch relationship.
- Build meaningful and strong partnerships
- Assist with identifying and executing initiatives
- Provide full capital and human resources to each management team
- Develop and execute a shared vision for long-term growth
- Encourage continued participation from founder / family management teams
- Provide internal and external growth acquisitions to build company valuations and additional owner equity
- Extensive experience partnering with founder / family-owned businesses and working through generational transitions
SSC is a strategic partner with a track record of growing companies to new market heights within the industrial sector. SSC focuses on industries with favorable long-term dynamics and defensible end-markets and seeks to partner with companies that have sustainable competitive advantages.
SSC’s portfolio investments are true partnerships, built on teamwork, open communication, and honest collaboration to capture value for all stakeholders.
”Throughout our partnership, SSC provided incredible resources and expertise that most independent business owners have no access to. SSC’s operating partners and in-house operations team created tremendous growth in IFS’s profitability and efficiency, which created a best-in-class business and extraordinary outcome for the team.”
— Jeremy Shapiro, CEO at Individual Foodservice
”SSC’s wealth of experience and collaborative approach has been incredibly helpful as an investment partner. They brought discipline to my company which allowed us to achieve strategic initiatives and growth that wouldn’t have been possible without their involvement. Keeping an open mind to change, understanding, and embracing SSC’s knowledge and expertise has been one of the best opportunities I’ve experienced as a business owner.”
— Abbas Ghulam, Co-Founder at Worldwide Produce
“Working with SSC as a portfolio CEO has be a great experience. As a privately held business, we were limited by our own knowledge and experiences. Through collaborating with SSC, our business now has a new outlook for the future. The SSC team’s vast experience has been extremely helpful in achieving operational excellence and evaluating the business through a different perspective. SSC’s support and partnership has motivated and revitalized the entire Supply Chain Services team. This partnership will provide the growth and development needed to bring Supply Chain Services to the next level as an industry leader.”
— Dave Green, CEO at Supply Chain Services
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For Business Owners
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