Coast2Coast was founded in 2007 by entrepreneurs Gary Shayne and Cris Dillon with the vision of building a global investment company. Our first decade of stellar growth has been built on the finest investment and operational teams working together in key focused sectors. Coast2Coast’s mission is to boldly and innovatively acquire and develop great businesses at fair value
Our strategy is to acquire and build sector specific platform companies and divisions. Synergistic bolt-on acquisitions are added to further develop the companies in which we have invested.
Our deal team concentrates on the growth via acquisitions, portfolio improvement and synergy, while ensuring that a strong operations management team is in place to focus on the day-to-day business. In this way, we have consistently produced excellent returns for its shareholders and co-investors. This includes over 50 deals to date (totaling over US$1.5 billion in value). Our team consists of over 50 professionals with over 400 combined years’ experience in the field of investment, strategy and operating successful businesses. It is divided across specialist teams focused on research, origination, legal, debt, corporate finance, investor relations and portfolio improvement.