Investing in America’s leading Fence installation businesses.
Growth Equity Capital: We provide equity capital to business owners wanting to grow their businesses through organic initiatives and/or acquisitions.
Exit & Succession Solutions: We structure exit and succession solutions for owners wanting to sell a portion or all of their business.
Management Buyouts & Sponsorship: We partner with, and provide equity capital to, proven operators seeking to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams, by buying their employer’s business or starting their own business.
We take great pride in creating meaningful partnerships with some of the best businesses the fencing industry has to offer.
SPLIT RAIL FENCE COMPANY
Our team across divisions has provided superior fence installations, maintenance, and materials for over 40 years. Founded in 1972, Split Rail Fence is one of the largest fence contractors in Colorado serving national homebuilders, commercial businesses, homeowners associations, and land developers. Further, Split Rail offers a diverse line of fence products direct to consumers and contractors. With nearly 120 employees, 3 facilities and an uncompromising commitment to excellence, Split Rail Fence is the undisputed industry leader in the Colorado market.
IDEAL FENCING CORPORATION
For over 30 years, Ideal Fencing Corporation has been a staple of the Colorado fencing and guardrail industries. As one of the region’s largest volume installers, Ideal has established a reputation to complete complex projects safely and ahead of schedule. Strong leadership, quality craftsmanship and complete product knowledge has been the foundation for success in an ever-changing construction landscape. Contractors and clients alike have grown to trust and depend upon Ideal’s reputation for performance under all conditions.
Managing Partner, BIP
Matt is passionate about supporting our operator’s entrepreneurial visions and fulfilling the US Fence mission of best-in-class businesses. He focuses on helping portfolio company leaders establish and achieve their strategic plans, build relationships, analyze, structure and execute add-on investment opportunites.
CFO of USF
Erich Kepner has almost 20 years of experience in the LBM industry. Before joining US Fence, he spent 4 years as CFO of Homewood Holdings, a BIP portfolio company that focused on distribution of lumber and panels, doors and millwork, windows as well as truss manufacturing with 8 locations in 3 states. Prior to joining Homewood Holdings, he worked with Pacific Coast Supply, a distributor of roofing, drywall, and masonry products in a number of roles including Controller and Supply Chain Manager. Prior to that, he worked at Pricewaterhouse Coopers in the audit department.
VP of Operations
Kevin possesses decades of entrepreneurial experience and a strong conviction in the value of people and processes, allowing for impactful support of the US Fence investment thesis via leadership focus on strategic initiatives at our operating companies
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