Panorama believes that investment
success in the modern private equity
market requires a differentiated approach
Panorama was founded with the mission of returning to the roots of what made private equity successful
Panorama builds on its long-standing family office, family and founder led business relationships, cultivating a Keiretsu-style interconnected network of partners who share proprietary opportunities, interact with our investors with an uncommonly high level of collaboration, share exceptional co-investments, and operate with long-term business building thinking
Panorama targets promising companies with attractive growth characteristics and talented leadership, then we invest equity for growth and hands-on business and organizational development services
Panorama Point Partners is a private equity firm based in Omaha, NE.
We operate on a Keiretsu-style model, tapping into a network built on nearly 30 years of truly unique relationships including leading family offices, businesses, foundations, and entrepreneurs worldwide.
Panorama was founded on a generation of investment experience by Stephen J. George, who was previously Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Capricorn Investment Group, a $5 B private investment firm and Clarey L. Castner, the former CEO of the University of Nebraska Foundation.
Our founding investment partners include:
Panorama was founded with the mission of returning to the roots of what made private equity successful.
By focusing on the small capitalization end of the market, our investments are negotiated (non-auction), lower entry valuations (<6x EBITDA), and usually zero debt.
Panorama's typical investment candidate has an enterprise value of less than $100 million and profits ranging $2-$15 million, framed by large addressable markets and talented managers. Depending on the situation, we invest minority or shared-control opportunities.
We engage actively to help them achieve their growth plans, via organic and M&A driven strategies.
Iconoclastic Location & Global Network
Our Omaha base empowers privileged relationships with family businesses and offices and our global investor base helps us source under the radar business gems.
We are backed by some of the world's top family groups, who have created market leading businesses over generations.
Our culture and approach to invest in and work with our companies - as a flexible, long-term business-building partner - differentiate us from the pack.
We invest in under the radar small capitalization companies with promising growth opportunities
Panorama's proprietary sourcing network, experienced underwriting, structuring and impactful post-close management services are critical to our partnership's success
Family and Founder Led Businesses
There's significant opportunity emanating from current historic generational changes and wealth transfer, particularly in America and select European countries.
In America alone, there are over 20 million privately owned businesses, many of them carry enterprise valuations under $100 million and are in need of capital and business services to enhance growth.
Our objective is to be the equity partner of choice for family and founder led businesses looking for a true business partner.
Sourcing & Value Creation
Panorama leverages our nearly 30 year collaborative relationships with family offices, businesses, entrepreneurs and investors that go beyond traditional sourcing channels – as a strong competitive edge in the market.
Panorama's "Four Critical Tracks" (our post-close value creation model) draws upon our team and network’s operating expertise to help drive results - active board positions, strategic planning, finance, operations, sales and marketing, capital allocation, risk management and compliance, M&A, and organizational design.