Business Services | Northlane Capital Partners

Business Services

Common Themes

Continued trend towards outsourcing of non-core services and functions

Strong margins resulting from efficient service delivery driven by benefits from scale, focus and technology

Long-term customer relationships with recurring revenue base

Attractive growth prospects, both organic and via acquisition

Benefit from tailwinds in regulatory complexity and/or advancements in sustainability and efficiency

Select Areas of Interest


  • Control systems
  • Engineering services
  • Systems integration

HR Outsourcing

  • Benefits solutions
  • Third-party administrators

Insurance Services

  • Insurance brokerage
  • Insurance technology

Logistics and Transportation

  • Customs brokerage
  • Freight forwarding
  • Non-asset based trucking and truck brokerage
  • Supply chain management
  • Value-added distribution
  • Warehousing

Marketing Services

  • Marketing analytics
  • Marketing infrastructure
  • Niche marketing BPO

Software and IT Services

  • Information services 
  • SaaS
  • Software related services

Test and Measurement

  • Factory plant testing
  • Food safety-related services
  • Laboratory testing

Training and Certification

  • Continuing education
  • Education technology
  • Regulatory and compliance training and testing

Transaction-Based Financial Services

  • Financial technology
  • Transaction and payment processing