Our Approach

Tilia is focused on technical business services for the fragmented and expanding global food economy and approaches each investment as a steward by employing a set of core principles to build distinctive companies through patience and perseverance.  With the collaboration of management, Tilia develops a long-term value creation plan (LTVCP)  aimed at achieving excellence along four key dimensions of capital:

01.  Brand capital

Increasing customer satisfaction and innovation

02.  human capital

Investing in the development of the organization and its employees

03.  social capital

Ensuring in good standing of the global community as measured with environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics

04.  Financial capital

Generating exceptional returns for investors


Tilia's LTVCP seeks to build distinctive companies that are attractive assets for strategic acquirers and continue to thrive well beyond Tilia's ownership period.


What We Look For

Outsourced b2b ServicE Providers

Companies with technical depth that provide outsourced business-to-business services, including regulatory compliance, quality, supply chain integrity or food safety, primarily to global food companies and their suppliers.


Small companies serving large customers

Revenue greater than $10 million and EBITDA greater than $2 million preferred


Representative sectors of Focus

  • Alternative Processing Solutions
  • Claims Substantiation & Nutrition Labeling Services
  • Food Safety Services
  • Food Waste Management
  • Product Development & Outsourced Manufacturing Services
  • Regulatory Consulting
  • Supply Chain Services
  • Specialty Laboratories
  • IT & Tech Enabled Consulting