A smooth path to your next adventure

You Worked Hard To Build Your Business - We Focus On Growing Your Legacy

We have One Goal

Saunders Street Capital Is A Search Fund With A Single Purpose:Acquire And Operate One Incredible Business - Fully Respecting The Owner's Legacy And Their Amazing Team.

As Fellow Entrepreneurs:

  • We Know You Have Worked Incredibly Hard To Build A Phenomenal Business With An Incredible Team

  • We Understand You're Looking To Maximize Value While Sustaining Your Legacy For The Long-Term

  • We Respect Your Desire For A Straight Forward Process As You Transition Onto Your Next Adventure!

Companies We're Looking To Connect With Have:

  • A Great Team With An Owner Looking To The Next Chapter

  • A Track Record of Growth

  • A Loyal and Diversified Customer Base

  • Demonstrated Profitability ($1MM+)

  • Double Digit Margins (10%+)

Our Approach Is Different

We are NOT Private Equity.We ARE Looking To Preserve Your Vision, Retain And Support Your Team, And Ensure A Smooth Transition Onto Your Next Adventure!Our Guiding Principles Are:Respect | Earn & Preserve Trust | Keep It Simple

We're A Unique And Focused Buyer.We Want To Understand You, Your Team, And What You've Built.We Aim To Preserve And Grow Your Business Long-Term For Both Your Legacy And Your Team.

We're entrepreneurs and operators

We Are A Passionate Team That Loves To Learn, Build, And Grow

Founder & Principal

Ashley C. Emerole is a native New Yorker. The daughter of Nigerian immigrants, her family’s first apartment was on Saunders Street in Rego Park, Queens. Saunders Street Capital is a tribute to her parent’s pioneering and hardworking background.An entrepreneur at heart, Ashley had a t-shirt company devoted to her love of ABBA and Swedish culture in high school, charged at the door of her college parties, and consulted for startups while in business school.Most recently, Ashley was a media and telecom investment banker at Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse. Prior to her career as a banker, Ashley worked for the City of New York in criminal justice budgeting and policy and as an adjunct professor at CUNY John Jay College.She received an MBA from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business, a Masters in Urban Planning from CUNY Hunter College and a Bachelors in Geography from the University of Arizona.She lives in New York with her wife, daughter and two cats and loves half marathons, officiating weddings, and learning to DJ.

Entrepreneurs & InvestorsSaunders Street Capital is backed by an incredible team with hands-on experience operating and growing private businesses.

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