Change Agents - We Embrace Change

We know that companies are in a constant state of change. The only things that remain constant are the lessons and skills we've learned along the way.


Our Firm

EQ Holdings operates as a private holding company to acquire, invest in and build meaningful businesses in partnership with management over an indefinite time horizon. We understand that achieving sustainable growth takes time, careful planning and methodical execution and thus often requires a long-term perspective.

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Our Difference


PRIVATE EQUITY STRATEGIC BUYER
OUR PLEDGE TO THE BUSINESS 100% Focus and Attention:
Exclusive
Extremely Limited:
Part of a Portfolio of Companies
Company and Legacy Dissolve:
Incorporated Into a Large Organization
OUR GOALS FOR THE BUSINESS Focused, Sustainable and Profitable Growth:
Understanding the Marketplace, while Growing Revenue and Improving Operations
Short-Term Focused:
Exit Strategy to Cut Costs, Add Leverage and Maximize short-term returns in as short of a period as possible
Grow the Existing or Parent Company:
Absorb and Transition Company’s Current Operations
EMPLOYEE RETENTION Maintain and Continue to Develop:
Focused on Driving Development and Culture Vision, While Maintaining Intellectual Capital and Client Relationships
Minuscule Compared to Profits:
Focus on Fixed-Cost and Expense Management Reduction
Downsizing:
Eliminate Redundancies or Duplicate Positions
BUSINESS OWNER'S ROLE Flexible:
Determined By the Owner
Stringent Oversight:
Multi-Year, Performance, or Equity Commitment
Uncertainty:
No participation in Future Company’s Success or Advancement
DEAL TERMS Flexible:
Accomplish Seller’s Objectives
Rigid:
Constrained by Limited Partner Agreements (LPA)
Structured:
One-Sided to Protect Purchasing Corporation

Other Key Differentiators

ESOP
The Equus Employee Stock Ownership (ESOP) is one of only 6,700 ESOP plans in the United States.

ESOP / Privately Owned Company

Digital Marketing
Quickly identifying both market and customer needs to position solutions effectively to target audiences that have the most propensity to buy and help our companies grow.

Digital Marketing Expertise

Self-funding
We do not have any limited partners and are 100% self-funded, enabling us to have a long-term view of the businesses we acquire.

Self-Funding Investments

Meet Our Leaders


For 30 years our leadership team has guided EQ Holdings with the vision, long-term perspective and operational agility needed to grow a successful organization. As we expand our portfolio of businesses, we maintain a broad team of experienced professionals to generate superior returns for our employee-owners.

Living Our Values



Our passion as owners and employees is to pursue purposeful work and make a difference in our all of our companies. Our employees are driven to create value every day. Our core values are the foundation of our company, essential to our success and serve as the lens through which we evaluate every business decision. Our commitment to these values, in both words and actions, builds a stronger, healthier Company, benefiting all of our stakeholders.

Core Values


COLLABORATION
We work together as a team with a dedicated focus on delivering results.

CHALLENGE
We challenge the status quo and embrace change for continuous improvement.

COMMITMENT
We have a spirit of determination and dedication to deliver results.

CUSTOMER SUCCESS
We are passionate about listening and understanding our customer's needs.

DO THE RIGHT THING
We do good work and we fix our mistakes, we trust our teammates to exhibit integrity.

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