CriticalPoint Advises Addtronics, a Portfolio Company of Kaho Partners, on its Acquisition of Sirius Automation

October 26, 2023 –CriticalPoint is pleased to announce that it served as exclusive financial advisor to Addtronics, LLC (“Addtronics” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Kaho Partners (“Kaho”), on its acquisition of Sirius Automation.

Located in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, Sirius Automation offers a comprehensive approach to laboratory robotics solutions and services tailored to maximizing laboratory throughput, efficiency, and accuracy, as well as optimizing data quality and utilizing headcount resources effectively. Sirius Automation was founded in 2004 by Justin Lu and Tony Cox, working together with Lawrence Markus. Mr. Lu will continue to lead the organization as President and will work closely with the Addtronics leadership team. To learn more about Sirius Automation, please visit

“The CriticalPoint team plays a crucial role in identifying acquisition targets for our mission-driven company, and has assisted in three transactions in the last year,” commented Addtronics’ co-founder, Griffin Horter. “We could not be happier with the CriticalPoint team and look forward to what we can accomplish in the years to come.”

Sirius Automation is the fourth strategic addition to the Addtronics family, and the acquisition marks CriticalPoint’s third sourced transaction within the platform.

About Addtronics

Addtronics is a mission-driven holding company dedicated to acquiring, empowering, and growing leading robotic automation solution providers. Addtronics is strengthening the domestic manufacturing sector by increasing access to robotic automation solutions. Addtronics seeks to be the acquirer of choice in this space by allowing its brands to retain their uniqueness, individuality, and brands. For more information on Addtronics, please visit

About Kaho Partners

Kaho is a thesis-driven private equity firm exclusively focused on building market-leading companies through aggressive organic and inorganic growth. Kaho is singularly focused on building a select few companies and maintains a long-term time horizon. Kaho is based in New York, NY and Greenwich, CT. For more information on Kaho Partners, please visit

CriticalPoint served as the exclusive financial advisor to Addtronics in connection with the transaction. The transaction demonstrates CriticalPoint’s expertise in middle market advisory and commitment to act as a trusted advisor with proven abilities to deliver for its clients.

If you would like more information about CriticalPoint or have questions regarding this transaction, please contact Ryan McDowell or Will Bradley.

Ryan McDowell

Managing Director, Head of Business Development

Direct: (310) 574-2170 [email protected]

Will Bradley


Direct: (424) 240-7283 [email protected]

About CriticalPoint
Headquartered in Los Angeles, CriticalPoint executes, sources, and invests in deals for the traditionally underserved middle market. CriticalPoint uniquely combines the best of both investment banking and private capital service offerings. Since our founding in 2012, our mission has been to serve the needs of owners, entrepreneurs, management teams, and stakeholders with our experience, knowledge, and expert judgment, to help them realize their companies’ greatest potential. To learn more about CriticalPoint, please visit

Messrs. McDowell and Bradley are Registered Representatives of, and Securities Products are offered through CriticalPoint Partners, LLC Member FINRA (, SIPC (  Any testimonial or endorsement may not be representative of the experience of other customers and is no guarantee of future performance or success.

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