As a holding company with an indefinite time horizon, Bristlecone has no intention of reselling businesses and provides continuity and stability to employees and customers. The company operates with a decentralized model that empowers teams with autonomy and authority. Bristlecone invests in existing teams and offers hands-on support to attract, develop, and retain talent. The company prioritizes customer service and retention and operates with authenticity, transparency, and humility. Bristlecone businesses tend to have consistent profitability with at least $1M of recurring revenue, exceptional customer relationships, engaged and committed teams, and durable market leadership.