Targeted Industries

AUA Private Equity seeks control investments in U.S.-based lower middle-market companies that are Hispanic-oriented or family-owned within the consumer, media or business services sectors


Investing across the entire consumer spectrum

Food and beverage, health and wellness, pet, personal care, restaurants, and retail


Investing in media that directly connects with consumers

Alternative media, direct marketing, out-of-home media, traditional media—including radio, broadcast and cable

Business Services

Investing in added and outsourced business services

Human resources and professional services, logistics, distribution and transportation, testing and inspecting

Investment Criteria

Transaction Size

  • EBITDA: > $5 million
  • Enterprise value: $25 – $250 million
  • Equity investments: $15 – $75 million

Transaction Types

  • Leveraged buyouts / management buyouts
  • Buy-and-build / roll-up strategies
  • Growth equity
  • Recapitalizations

Company Profiles

  • Stable and recurring cash flows
  • Attractive growth prospects
  • Strong product or service
  • Sustainable competitive advantages or barriers to entry
  • Positioned to benefit from demographic trends
  • Strong and committed management teams
  • Ability to expand or enhance brand or market presence

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