Starting 2019, our investments will span a wide range of industries in the Lake Basin in established and growth-oriented businesses alike. We intend to play a vital role in helping companies realize their growth potential, we will uncover value by identifying great companies and enhancing their performance by providing patient capital and operating support to strong management teams. Our approach will help our portfolio companies grow core businesses, launch new initiatives, make transformative acquisitions and upgrade technologies and systems to support their long-term strategy.
We will provide more than just capital. We will seek to make the companies we invest in stronger through a bottoms-up strategy of transformation. Crucially, we will bring the expertise of our Portfolio Operations Group to provide strategic guidance on a variety of operational improvements, including revenue growth, procurement, leadership development, lean process and IT optimization, energy sustainability, and employee health care.