Pursuant Capital is a Tampa-based investment firm in pursuit of profitable Florida businesses to buy and operate for the long term.

We search for, acquire and operate profitable businesses in Florida. We work with business owners to transition their legacies to the next generation. With our permanent private capital, we operate without artificial time constraints or pressures. We focus on long-term growth and operational improvements for the benefit of all stakeholders. We partner with people we trust and with businesses that are a good "fit" for all parties.


Companies acquired by Pursuant Capital:
*Current Investment


Pursuant Capital is a fully-committed, local buyer and operator of Florida-based businesses. Our goal is to maintain and grow businesses and their owners' legacies for the long term. We do so by providing liquidity, growth capital and day-to-day management. We are not a traditional private equity firm or strategic buyer:
  Traditional Competitor
Your Legacy, Our Commitment 100% of our time and effort to growing your company One of many business; little time or attention Absorbed as one of many divisions / subsidiaries
Timeline We are in it for the long haul 3-5 year strict timeline Depends on competitor
Day 1
We operate the company day-to-day alongside employees and advisors Company strategy dictated to employees by PE firm to maximize profit Integrate company into competitor; company likely goes away
"Permanent Capital" from entrepreneurs and operators Large institutions with strict mandates Competitor's balance sheet and credit lines
Goal Long Term Growth Slash expenses, add debt, position company for re-sale Integrate company into the competitor
Depends on seller's desires; we are flexible Full-time commitment None
At Pursuant Capital, we understand that some sellers want to maintain part-time involvement or ownership with their business after the sale, while other sellers want to walk away completely at closing. We have the flexibility to structure a transaction in any way that best matches the seller's preferences.


We seek to acquire businesses with some or all of the following characteristics:

The Business

  • Located in Florida.

  • Annual revenues of $2 - $30 million.

  • Track record of consistent profitability and revenues.

  • Industries that are not sensitive to economic cycles, technology advancements or regulatory risks.

The Situation

  • Sellers seeking liquidity and to reduce their day-to-day involvement.

  • Sellers that desire fully-committed, local buyers to maintain and grow their legacies.

  • Sellers wanting a buyer that values the "fit" with their people and organization.

We are entrepreneurs searching for businesses we can manage and grow. We are advised by a group of entrepreneurs and executives who have bought and successfully operated companies in many industries. Together, we have the experience and capital to buy businesses of all types.

Sam Rosati

Managing Partner

Sam’s career has focused on advising businesses during key transitional periods and daily operations, including mergers and acquisitions (M&A), corporate law and public accounting. Previously, Sam was an investment banker at Rosati Business Brokerage, a M&A advisory firm, a corporate lawyer at Foley & Lardner, a global law firm, and an accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He graduated from the University of Virginia and the University of Florida. Sam is a licensed lawyer and CPA, and he actively invests in and advises local businesses. Sam is an active golfer, and he lives in the Tampa Bay area with his wife Lindsey and daughter Ella.

Joey Rosati

Managing Partner

After graduating from the University of Florida with degrees in Finance and Entrepreneurship, Joey operated BarProducts.com as COO. Managing a staff of 70+, Joey operated the global e-commerce bar supply retailer from Largo, FL and New Salisbury, IN, overseeing all operations, including warehouse pick/pack/ship, website development, HR and installation of a new ERP and other systems. He has expanded his entrepreneurial talents with a portfolio of passive investments in tech, medical, real estate and hospitality businesses. Joey lives in Tampa and is an active soccer player and Gasparilla Krewe member.


Our advisers, a majority of whom reside in the Tampa Bay area, provide a wealth of experience, knowledge and passion for operating small businesses. Together, we have the experience and capital to support acquisitions, as well as operate and grow businesses, for the long term.


Tom is Managing Director of T.W. Cardy & Co., LLC, a firm he founded in 2002 to provide merchant banking and...

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Michael is currently the managing member of multiple companies involved in the ownership and management...

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Brian has started, grown and sold hemophilia-specific pharmacies multiple times throughout his career. Beginning in...

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Ari Medoff is the CEO and owner of Nurse Care of North Carolina, a premium...

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Our group of Finance team members assists in the search, due diligence and acquisition of small businesses in Florida. We’re a tight-knit team with our finger on the pulse of the M&A industry.

Edward Turtle


Jorge Sanchez


Sean Lodestro


Tyra De Silva

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