Why Karpos Capital Partners?
You and your business partners have dedicated your lives to building a great business. Now, the time has come to activate a succession plan and achieve that once-in-a-lifetime liquidity event.
So, how do you accomplish this without disrupting key customer relationships, de-stabilizing your family members, or dis-enfranchising your employees?
How do you ensure that your legacy and lifestyle will be protected and preserved, both during and after the disposition of your business?
Karpos Capital Partners can help you achieve each of these goals.
The Greek word “Karpos” means the “fruit of the harvest.”
We provide capital to facilitate a fair and straight-forward exit process for business owners ready to harvest the fruit of their efforts to build great companies.
Then we partner with the management teams, leveraging our relationships and operational expertise to continue growing their companies.
We Are a Unique
Private Investment Firm
We Are Driven by Our Core Values:
We are loyal to people.
We do exactly what we say we will do.
We hold ourselves to the highest standard of excellence.
We pursue a win-win in every transaction.
Are You and Your Company a Good Fit?
1. Objective: We buy companies from owners seeking a liquidity event and/or a business partner.
2. Management: We look for strong management teams and healthy cultures. We prefer to leave teams in place and invest in their ongoing growth.
3. EBITDA (Annual Net Income): We prefer $500,000 and up.
4. Longevity: We prefer at least 2+ years of steady profitability. We love simple and profitable businesses that will be needed for years to come.
What Can You Expect?
Our process is simple, fast, and fair for business owners and their families.
Due-diligence: Our due-diligence process takes less than 30 days. We keep things simple and straightforward so you can focus on running your business.
Transaction: If we’re a good fit for each other, we will make an offer and complete the transaction within another 60 days.
Transition: We will help facilitate the transition of operational control to your management team and stay close to them for the long haul.
Scott Olson | Managing Director
Scott Olson has more than 20 years of diverse legal and business experience. Most notably, Scott founded the Dallas office of Greenberg Traurig, LLP and served as Global Co-head of Greenberg’s Structured Finance & Derivatives Group, helping build Greenberg’s global practice. Scott represented large banks, insurance companies, and other small and large businesses primarily focused on lending, finance, and securitization.
After his legal career, Scott co-founded an asset-based hedge fund that managed over $1 billion in investments. Since selling his hedge fund interest in 2010, Scott has taken on the role of operator, advisor, and/or investor in a variety of business opportunities. Scott attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Vanderbilt Law School and also served our country in the USAF. Scott serves on many business and ministry boards, including Children’s Hunger Fund, Esperanza, and MasterCares / Gracebridge. Scott has been married to his wife, Erin, since 2000, and they have three children.
Pat Combs | Managing Director
Pat began his wealth management career at Morgan Stanley in 2005 where he quickly ascended to the top five percent of advisors in his first three years of business and was named as a 2015 Five Star Wealth Manager award winner in the DFW area. His team of advisors managed over $1 billion in assets. Pat also served three years as the Director of the Dallas office for Archetype Wealth Partners. He and his son, Conner, launched Combs Capital Partners wealth advisory in 2020, where he serves as Chairman.
Prior to his wealth management career, Pat spent 8 years playing professional baseball with the Philadelphia Phillies and Milwaukee Brewers. Pat was drafted in the first round of the 1988 MLB draft and represented Team USA on the 1988 Olympic Team. He lives in Southlake, Texas and has been happily married to Christina since 1989 with whom he has raised three sons. Pat is also involved in the CEO Forum and serves on multiple ministry boards.
Eric Dombach | Managing Director
Eric is an investor, senior executive, and entrepreneur with a passion for developing leaders, building winning teams, and growing companies. He has founded and grown two professional services companies that culminated in successful exits. He began his business coaching career by founding a highly successful business and executive coaching firm. He now leads a global network of more than 6300 business coaches and is widely published, including an Amazon category best-seller: The Million Dollar Business Coaching Firm.
Eric earned an MBA from University of the People and a BS in Engineering from Messiah University. He has held senior leadership roles in several congregations including Pastor, Elder, and Board Chairman. He lives in Dallas, Texas and has been happily married to Deborah since 1993 and is the father of four adult children. He is a voracious reader, world-traveler, and jazz-fusion guitar aficionado.
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