Lovett Miller & Co.'s expertise is in helping companies realize their growth potential and increase shareholder value. The firm offers a unique combination of investment experience, strategic and operational insight, and access to an invaluable network. The collective experience and significant contacts of Mr. Lovett and Mr. Miller make Lovett Miller & Co. a strong partner for entrepreneurs.
The Managing Directors have played a principal role in over 75 investments in 39 companies since 1991 through Lovett Miller & Co. and former affiliations. Mr. Lovett and Mr. Miller have successfully exited 17 privately-held companies, such success being defined as more than a three times invested capital return or a greater than 40% internal rate of return. The firm combines the experience of Mr. Lovett, who has started and successfully exited two entrepreneurial companies as well as successfully exiting another seven private company investments with Mr. Miller's significant venture capital and private equity experience. Mr. Miller has successfully exited twelve privately held companies.
In addition to Mr. Lovett's success as an entrepreneur, the Lovett Miller team has over 40 years of direct experience working with companies to develop corporate strategy and improve business processes. Our operational experience and involvement not only help entrepreneurs achieve their objectives and maximize shareholder value but also instill empathy within the firm toward our portfolio company management.
Lovett Miller & Co. leverages its extensive contact base to make prospective customer introductions, recruit senior management and directors, and pursue strategic alliances or acquisitions. The firm's network and track record also streamlines the process for raising additional financing and eventually securing shareholder liquidity.