Brian G. Reynolds, Founder & Managing Partner

Brian Reynolds is a Founder and Managing Partner of Chatham Capital. He has over 20 years of investment and financial experience, including participation in over 340 deals (185+ Chatham transactions and 155+ GE Capital Transactions). Mr. Reynolds’ experience reflects over $25 billion of transactions. He specializes in leveraged lending, mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, financial restructurings, MBOs, and private placement of debt and equity. Prior to Chatham, Mr. Reynolds was a Managing Director for KPMG Corporate Finance. During that period, he led the advisory in 21 transactions with an average value of $84 Million. These transactions included equity raises, debt placements, sell side and buy side representations. Prior to KPMG, he was a Senior Vice President and Credit Officer with GE Capital‘s Corporate Finance group for 12 years, underwriting over $3.0 Billion of investments by GE without losing any capital on underwritten deals. Notable investments managed included Gibson Greeting Cards and Palm Beach Apparel. Notable, highly successful underwritten deals included HCA (served as a Board Observer), HealthTrust, Electrical Insulation Supplies, Charter Medical, Epic Healthcare, Kendall McGaw Laboratories, and Imed. Mr. Reynolds received a B.B.A. in Accounting from St. Bonaventure University.

Investment Criteria

Atlantic Street Capital seeks opportunities with established and fundamentally sound companies that will benefit from capital investment and value-adding strategic and operational initiatives. We take companies to the next level whether they are smaller enterprises looking to develop into market leading businesses, or companies facing operational or financial difficulties.

The following summarizes our investment criteria:


Industry Focus

  • Consumer Products and Services
  • Transportation and Logistics
  • Business Services
  • Basic Manufacturing

Company Profile

  • Fundamentally sound, established companies
  • Revenues between $25 to $150 million
  • Headquartered in the U.S. or Canada

Company Situations

  • Desire to develop from niche industry player to regional or national leader
  • Ownership or management transition
  • Financial and/or operationally challenged
  • Other business and/or transactional challenges


Transaction Types

  • Buyouts
  • Recapitalizations
  • Corporate carve-outs
  • Restructurings
  • Bankruptcies

Investment Structure

  • Investment between $5 million to $20 million of equity including platform and add-on acquisitions
  • Common stock / preferred stock / debt + warrants
  • Board control; >50% equity ownership
  • Investment horizon of 2 to 4 years

For more insight, please contact

Grant Marcks

What to Exspect

Before Investment

  • Meet with Atlantic Street team and introduce key management personnel
  • Share current business processes and company operations
  • Jointly align goals and objectives
  • Discuss and reach mutually agreeable target price
  • Enter into exclusivity period
  • Atlantic Street conducts deep due diligence
  • Collaborate on post acquisition operational plan
  • Complete financing and close deal

  • After Investment

  • Preserve company culture and maintain core values
  • Communicate regularly with Atlantic Street team
  • Define business strategy and key initiatives
  • Establish steering committee and performance reporting process
  • Recruit new hires to fill critical needs
  • Implement post acquisition operational plan
  • Identify and execute infrastructure investments
  • Develop incentive compensation programs

  • Ongoing Partnership

  • Refine business strategy
  • Implement strategic, operational and organizational improvements
  • Develop and carry out acquisition strategy
  • Deploy capital as required to expand capacity and enhance technology and systems
  • Measure performance