CIP Capital

Sector Focus

At CIP Capital, we believe that outsourcing, digitization, and globalization will be key drivers of the next wave of business expansion. We will seek to capitalize on these trends by investing in sectors that benefit from these trends. As the economy continues to transition to an information-driven and service-based model, we intend to target investments in businesses providing their customer bases with critical information, proprietary content and value-added tech-enabled services.

The sectors we target include:

B2B Information Management

Description:

Trusted brands providing subscription-based proprietary content or “must-have” information

Key Trends:

Demand for data, market research and analytical tools through databases and digital platforms in real-time environment

Core Business Model Focus:

  • Compliance/Regulatory
  • Proprietary Data & Analytics
  • Real Estate & Construction Data
  • Healthcare Information
  • Energy/Ag Information
  • SaaS/SaaP Solutions
  • Financial Information

Tech-Enabled Services

Description:

Outsourcing of operations and processes of specific business functions to value-added third party

Key Trends:

Businesses seek to drive cost savings and allow management to focus on growth/core competencies by outsourcing to proven servicers

Core Business Model Focus:

  • Healthcare Services
  • Content Process Outsourcing
  • Human Capital Management/PEO
  • Revenue Cycle Services/Payment Solutions
  • Technology-Enabled Workflow Solutions
  • Document Services

 Marketing Services

Description:

Data management tools and analytics to target, acquire and retain customers

Key Trends:

Change in consumer habits requires new services to target customers in an effective and measurable manner

Core Business Model Focus:

  • Performance Based Marketing
  • Interactive Marketing
  • Data Driven Customer Acquisition
  • CRM Solutions

Knowledge Services

Description:

Service providers to the education industry (childcare, K-12 and post-secondary) and corporate training

Key Trends:

New skill sets required as economy transitions to service/knowledge-based model and corporate investment in value-added training programs

Core Business Model Focus:

  • Testing/Assessment Services
  • Online Training
  • Certification
  • Curriculum Development
  • Corporate Training
  • E-learning