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AAVIN seeks to invest in companies where substantial equity value can be created and realized in three to seven years. The Principals believe that if investments are carefully balanced and properly executed, the risks generally associated with venture capital investing can be substantially reduced while still providing exceptional returns. AVIN is a Mid America based private equity firm with investment capital of $47 million. Founded in 1999, AAVIN invests in high-growth opportunities, management buyouts and certain recapitalization transactions, primarily in the Mid-America region of the United States. AAVIN seeks to generate superior rates of return by partnering with strong management groups and assisting them in building businesses through internal growth or acquisitions toward a timely exit. AAVIN primarily invests in late-stage and expansion-stage financings, focusing on smaller investment opportunities, i.e. companies seeking less than $10 million, with the anticipated majority of investments in companies seeking less than $5 million. AAVIN is a licensed Small Business Investment Company. The Principals of AAVIN have extensive venture capital and private equity investment experience with a long history of serving as lead investors in venture capital financings and providing significant value over the life of those investments. They have successfully implemented AAVIN's investment strategy in six previous funds. The Principals have highly-regarded track records of founding, financing, acquiring, and managing businesses in a variety of industries. The Principals and their staff are able to assist entrepreneurs in such areas as budgeting, strategic planning, finance, marketing, recruiting, analyzing and closing acquisitions or divestitures, and defining and assessing financial markets. Capitalizing on this experience, the firm's objective is to achieve superior investment returns through long-term capital appreciation by: Identifying promising investment opportunities; Successfully negotiating and structuring initial and follow-on investment transactions; Enhancing the value of portfolio companies through the active involvement of the firm's experienced professionals; and Taking advantage of value realization opportunities as they arise.
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