Laurel Oak Capital’s New Strategy for Old Economy Companies

A recent addition to the NAIC membership, Laurel Oaks Capital Partners is in the process of completing its first two acquisitions – a transportation and logistics business and a freight brokerage company – that will form the foundation of its investment strategy. Led by Rena Clark and Emanuel Slater, Laurel Oaks is an independent sponsor that looks to acquire controlling interests in operating companies in the industrial lower middle market sector. In this report, we take a look at this young firm, its investment strategy and what the team likes so much about transportation and logistics.