Permanent Equity Firm Establishes Columbia, South Carolina Office

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (May 9, 2018) -, a Missouri-based private equity firm with a long-term hold investment approach, is opening its first regional office in Columbia, South Carolina. Columbia native Mills Snell is joining the firm as Vice President, and will lead the organization’s presence in the southeastern United States.

Focused on closely-held family businesses, invests in companies with $2 million to $14 million in annual net earnings, uses little debt, and holds the investment indefinitely. This approach provides a seamless transition and allows the company to continue with the strategy that made it successful.

“Over the years, we’ve gotten to know and admire companies throughout the Southeast that share our values. They, like us, believe in treating people well, making good long-term decisions, and keeping things simple. We are excited for Mills to deepen those relationships and provide an unparalleled level of responsiveness. As a former business owner himself, Mills understands the weight of responsibility owners face to provide for their customers and employees, while planning for the future." said Brent Beshore, founder and CEO of

Founded in 2007, is a Missouri-based permanent equity firm making investments in companies with $2 million to $14 million in annual net earnings. The firm's current portfolio include six companies in niche construction, manufacturing/distribution, and business services across the United States. Learn more about the firm at

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