Providing a permanent home for small businesses around Philadelphia

We work as partners to acquire, operate, and grow outstanding businesses built by their founders or family.

What We Do

We offer an alternative succession plan for business owners to ensure the future growth of their legacy. We invest in the operations and personnel of the businesses with a focus on long-term growth.

Our ideal investments have a track record of stable profitability, excellent customer satisfaction, and a culture of respect towards the employees.

Investment Criteria

Sudu Partners is the perfect solution for a small business owner who is looking to retire.
  • HQ in Greater Philadelphia area
  • Products or services to a niche market
  • Stable industries that are less sensitive to economic cycles
  • Culture of excellence
  • $1-$5MM in EBITDA
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  • Interested in a succession plan to relieve daily responsibilities
  • Wants new owner to retain existing employees and grow legacy business
  • Aligned with future growth and willing to provide a seller note
Denis O'Flynn O'Brien is the Managing Partner of Sudu Partners


Denis O’Flynn O’Brien is the founder and managing partner of Sudu Partners

Denis launched his career as a management consultant at Axia Ltd. (since acquired by Accenture Strategy), with a focus on growth strategy implementations in multiple sectors.

As an early member of the Uber team in Philadelphia, he launched the peer-to-peer ridesharing product, uberX, and managed a team of Operations Managers. Later he designed and launched a short-term vehicle leasing business in India. He concluded his nearly 5 years at Uber in New York City, where he managed specialty products across the North East US.

After Uber, he has held various advisor roles for early-stage companies and implemented strategic growth projects for a large commercial real estate company through his independent consulting practice.

Denis holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania in Economics and East Asian Languages & Civilizations (Mandarin Certificate)

Company Philosophy

We are focused on building a long-term relationship with existing business owners. The best relationships thrive in an environment of mutual respect, which is expected throughout the entire acquisition process and beyond.

We operate honestly with focused attention towards doing the right thing. We are building a platform for companies founded on integrity and sustainable growth.

We would love to learn about your business

Please contact us for a confidential and non-commitment conversation