PROFITABLE & SUSTAINABLE

Growing stable long-term investment opportunities.

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PROFITABLE & SUSTAINABLE

Growing stable long-term investment opportunities.

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PROFITABLE & SUSTAINABLE

Growing stable long-term investment opportunities.

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PROFITABLE & SUSTAINABLE

Growing stable long-term investment opportunities.

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PROFITABLE & SUSTAINABLE

Growing stable long-term investment opportunities.

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PROFITABLE & SUSTAINABLE

Growing stable long-term investment opportunities.

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Jonathan Merage Energy Ventures
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Jonathan Merage Energy Ventures (JMEV) seeks optimal returns through direct investments, creative partnership structures, asset repositioning, fund investments, and other innovative techniques. JMEV invests domestically and internationally through operating partners, direct investment, and opportunistic funds. JMEV’s permanent capital base allows us to take a disciplined, long-term investment perspective. Obviously, short-term performance is very important, but JMEV’s priority is to manage and grow stable long-term investment opportunities.

Investment Criteria

JMEV Relationship Preferences:

• Business Advisory & Partnership

• Strategic Planning Support

• Board Participation (not required)

Sectors of Interest:

• Consumer Goods

• Manufactured Products

• Energy Equipment & Services

• Renewable Energy & Utilities

• Alternative Fuels

• Science Research & Development

• Technology & Engineering Products

Company Size:

• Up to $7 million EBITDA

• Obtainable EBIT margins of at least 10%

Investment Size:

• Up to $1 million

• Preferred Equity

• Ownership

Geography:

• Continental U.S. (preferred)

Financial Capital:

• Convertible debt

• Positioned appropriately in capital structure for the amount of investment

Transaction Types:

• Growth capital

• Recapitalization

• Corporate divestiture

• Special situations and transitional opportunities

Target Situations:

• Under-performing or troubled businesses

• Non-core subsidiaries of larger companies

• Family-run businesses

• Capital constrained

• Privately-held or ability to take private

Investment Strategy

Entrepreneurial approach:

• Entrepreneurial approach in every aspect of our business.

• We partner with the management teams of our investments to take each company to the next level of growth.

• We leverage our network, resources, and experienced staff to create new opportunities and develop long-range strategies for success.

• We are fully financed in-house and do not seek outside investors, and in addition to providing growth equity, we are personally invested in the success of our companies.

• JMEV team members bring unique expertise and various industry specialties.

Strategic Guidance:

• JMEV provides proven experts in sales and marketing, operations, human resource, finance, and legal guidance to our portfolio companies to assist in:

1. Entrepreneurial thinking

2. Strategic growth

3. Operational systems and procedures

4. Brand development and rejuvenation

5. Marketing Strategy