Abaco

Creative and High-Impact Capital With a Proven Track Record of Success

ABACO is a lower middle market private investment firm focused on acquiring profitable, emerging businesses as well as under-performing real estate properties throughout North America.

Why Us?

Advantages of being our partner

01.

Flexible

Exclusively backed by long-duration family capital which allows for non-institutional partnership.

02.

Expertise

Proven investment track record backed by an entrepreneurial mindset.

03.

Access

Robust network of seasoned entrepreneurs, executive relationships, and experienced advisors.

04.

Partnership

Focus on building long-lasting relationships with founders and management teams.

Investment Focus

Business Services

ABACO acquires family-owned and founder-owned businesses that provide recurring services to small businesses and enterprise customers. ABACO continues to be focused on acquiring operating businesses ($1M - $5M EBITDA) throughout North America.

Franchisors

ABACO acquires emerging and established franchisors by partnering with management to optimize operations, improve unit economics, and further expand footprint. ABACO continues to be focused on acquiring specialized brands with 30+ locations throughout North America.

Real Estate

ABACO specializes in acquiring under-performing real estate assets with a specific focus on industrial and mixed-use properties. ABACO is currently focused on acquiring additional assets (20k - 150k SQFT) in New Jersey, New York, and Florida.

Technology

ABACO has invested in several technology companies with a primary focus on vertical software. ABACO has invested throughout the lifecycle and continues to seek out investment opportunities across all stages and geographies.

Select Investments

ACQUIRED: MPK
ACQUIRED: NYSE: KKR
ACQUIRED: NEIGHBORLY
ACQUIRED: RIVERSIDE
ACQUIRED: NASDAQ: THRC

Meet Our Team

Michael Abdy

Founder / General Partner

Michael co-founded ABACO in 2014 as a vehicle to manage his personal investments. Over the past few years, he evolved the firm into a multi-strategy private investment business. He has invested in 15+ companies and 10+ real estate projects in recent years. Formerly, Michael worked as an independent private equity investor where he focused on being a value-add partner to under-performing businesses. He previously worked at General Atlantic, a NY-based growth equity firm with $50B+ AUM, where he focused on technology investing. Prior to General Atlantic, he spent 5+ years as an early-stage investor in a variety of businesses.

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Richard Abdy

General Partner, Real Estate

Richard co-founded ABACO in 2014 and oversees all aspects of sourcing, acquisition, management, and disposition of real estate investments, with a focus on acquiring and developing industrial and mixed-use properties. Richard also manages over 500,000 SQFT of industrial properties.

Noah Lowy

Advisor

Noah is currently CIO of LFG’s (Lowy Family Group) Global Equities business where he focuses on managing a long-duration capital-base in the private and public markets. Prior to LFG, Noah worked alongside Michael in various private equity endeavors. He started his career in investment banking at Morgan Stanley before joining General Atlantic, a NY-based growth equity firm with $50B+ AUM.

Steven Adler

Chief Financial Officer

Steven has been a CFO for 25+ years and is a licensed CPA in the State of New York. He has acted as CFO for 5+ ABACO operating businesses and helps manage all facets of acquisition, optimization, and disposition. Steven started his career at Arthur Anderson and was formerly CFO of HighTower (now VTS), and Remesh.

Jon Paul McGahan

Vice President, Finance

Jon Paul has been a Controller for 15+ years. He has acted as Controller for 6+ ABACO operating businesses and helps manage all aspects of finance and HR. Jon Paul also helps manage firm-wide operations and leads portfolio management.

Morgan Trent

Vice President, Origination

Morgan has had a storied career – from a 4-year stint in the NFL to working at Related Companies, a leading commercial real estate company – and now as a member of the ABACO team where he focuses on originating new investments. Morgan also assists with leading strategic partnerships and sales oversight post-investment for all ABACO investments.

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