“I’m Mark Abramovich and
I started First Light Capital Partners, to acquire, operate and grow a business with revenues of between $5 and $50 million. This entire endeavor stands on these three pillars:"
Highest Ethical and Professional Standards
First Light holds the highest level of ethical and professional standards. Thus you are assured honest and prompt interactions.
We are prepared to work with you to purchase your business in a timely and confidential manner.
Single Point of Contact
First Light is led by a single entrepreneur, Mark Abramovich, who looks to acquire a single company. Following the acquisition, Mark will move into a leadership and operating role within that company.
Mark will be intimately involved in every step of the process which better ensures both a smooth transition and successful outcome for the seller and everyone involved.
Highly Successful Track Record
First Light's capital partners are comprised of about 20 investors most of whom are current and former CEOs with a very successful and long track record in acquiring small to medium sized businesses.
Image: Morning at One World Trade Center - I've lived in New York City three separate times in my life adding up to more than 20 years. Photo by Tom Coe
We will consider the purchase of a company anywhere in the United States or Canada that satisfies the majority of the following criteria:
A DEPENDABLE COMPANY
Positive cash flow generation for 3 years+
Revenue between $5-$50M
Profits between $1-$8M (EBITDA)
Profit margins close to or above 15% (EBITDA)
Recurring revenue model
IN A SPACE THAT WE LIKE
Growing and fragmented industry
Not too technical or complex
Low regulatory or outside risk
WITH THE RIGHT MANAGEMENT TEAM
Owner ready to hand over the reins
Owner cares about his/her employees, culture and the company's future
Current management team believes in the company
AND A GOOD MUTUAL FIT!
Who We Are
First Light is backed by an all-star team of about 20 entrepreneurs, CEOs, investors and professional services providers. This group is very active in First Light's day-to-day operations and First Light benefits from the team's collective experience and outstanding track record.
Mark Abramovich Founder
Mark is the Founder of First Light Capital Partners. He was born and raised in Lawrenceville, NJ the son of a middle class school teacher and electrical engineer who imbued him with his strong work ethic and moral compass. He became interested in acquiring and operating a business after a 4-year stint at Charles Jones LLC, where he saw firsthand how his entrepreneurial spirit and managerial skill set dramatically add value to small/mid-sized companies. Mark loves the family business culture.
Prior to Charles Jones, Mark Co-founded LifeCuff, a medical device company with technology to improve outcomes in heart attack, stroke and diabetic foot ulcer. He also designed the innovative Panálysis model, a tool for pandemic management which won him recognition from the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC). In other parts of his career he was an equity research associate analyst for Wachovia Securities (now Wells Fargo) and an operations supervisor for Airborne Express (now DHL). He is a prior United States Marine Corps Officer.
Mark resides in Brooklyn with his wife Rebekah and their cats Sky and Leia and their big white dog Argos.