Direct Investing

If you are an owner who wants to transition your business to a family-owned holding company that is going to treat your people like family, maintain the highest quality and service standards, and strive to uphold the reputation that you have built over many years, then Deutschmann Lane is the right partner for you. We are in this business for the long-haul. Unlike traditional private equity, we aren’t looking for short-term financial gain. When we invest in your company, we are investing in your people so that together we can elevate your company to its fullest potential.

Control Investments

What Sets Us Apart

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We understand that in today’s dynamic business landscape, success hinges on collaboration, efficiency, and a commitment to unparalleled service. That is why we formed our HB Solutions Group team. They are the heartbeat of our organization and the key to unlocking unparalleled value for your business.

At the core of our success lies dedicated teams of experts across our shared services solutions to include marketing, accounting & finance, human resources, customer experience teams, safety, purchasing, technology, fleet support, recruitment & more. One size doesn’t fit all. Our shared services team understands the unique aspects of your business and tailors’ solutions that align with you specific goals & challenges. We don’t just manage investments, but we cultivate partnerships for growth.

Investment Criteria

  • Revenue $0 - $50 million
  • Industry: HVAC, plumbing, electrical, roofing & exteriors, pest control
  • Low exposure to new-construction markets
  • Primarily focused on residential markets
  • Seller willing to roll equity into transaction

Do Nothing

Remaining independent forgoes the benefits and resources that accompany a partnership.

Protects Team

Preserves Culture

x  No Liquidity

x  Little/No Financial Diversification

x  Stuck in the Operations

No Additional Operating Expertise

x  Maintain Risk

Private Equity

Not all buyers for your business are created equal.  To private equity, it’s just another transaction.

Provides Liquidity

Promises Future Upside

Disrupts & Replaces Culture

Little Loyalty or Concern Towards Existing Team

x  Immediately Begins Preparing your Business for Sale

Focused on financial returns… at all costs

Deutschmann Lane

We partner with founders to accelerate their business into its next phase of growth, and become a steward of their business for decades to come.

Protects Team

Preserves & Enhances Culture

Provides Seller with Future Upside/Liquidity as a Partner

Flexible on Structure and Terms

A Permanent Steward for your Business

Flexibility Around Seller’s Role Post Transaction

Focused on Driving Wins for the Seller, your Team Members, and your Customers

Minority Investments

Investment Criteria

  • Residential service companies to include HVAC, plumbing, electrical, pool service, foundation repair, pest control, landscaping, tree service, roofing & exteriors, garage doors
  • Alongside General Partners who possess a successful track-record
  • A meaningful co-investment from both the general partner and company management

Why You Are Here

You have spent many years of your life building a successful business enterprise. Now you are looking to take the next step. That next step can either be finding a partner to accelerate growth beyond what current resources allow or to ensure the legacy of your business is carried forward into the future. In either case, Deutschmann Lane Holdings can be that partner.

What We Bring To The Table


We are a 2nd generation family-owned business that intends to stay family owned. Forever. As our partner, we will treat you and your family with the respect that you deserve.


We stand behind what we say, and won’t re-trade after reaching an agreement under a letter of intent


We respect your time and energy, and are prepared to move quickly through the closing process


We recognize that people are our most important asset, and our compensation, benefits and operating policies reflect our people-first approach.


We understand that you have unique needs, and we will work with you to develop a structure that accommodates the requirements of all parties


We are prepared to make the investments of human capital and financial resources necessary to maximize the operating potential of your business

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