Month: January 2024

Action Target Inc. Fortifies Future with Strategic Equity Investment from Praesidian Capital

Provo, UT – December 5, 2023 – Action Target Inc. (“Action Target”), the global leader in modern shooting range solutions and services, proudly announces a significant milestone with the completion of a strategic equity investment from Praesidian Capital. Praesidian Capital, a distinguished private equity firm headquartered in Oklahoma City with global offices in New York and London, has demonstrated its commitment to Action Target’s growth trajectory.

Having previously made a debt investment in Action Target in 2016, Praesidian Capital’s latest equity investment solidifies the partnership, emphasizing Action Target’s position as the industry leader. Over the past four decades, Action Target has consistently delivered comprehensive end-to-end solutions, setting the standard for safety and innovation in shooting ranges across commercial, law enforcement, educational, and military sectors worldwide.

“We are excited about this equity investment in Action Target,” commented Jason Drattell, Praesidian Founder. “Action Target is the industry leader with an exceptionally talented management team. We look forward to working closely with the Action Target team to deliver best-in-class services to the market while delivering strong returns to our investors.”

Mike Birch, Action Target CEO, added, “We are thrilled to have the support and to be working again with the Praesidian team. Action Target has significant momentum going into FY 2024 and this partnership will enable our team to execute on an aggressive growth strategy as we continue to expand the business into new markets and areas around the globe.”

Tom Duffy, Praesidian Capital Partner, added, “We are delighted to invest in Action Target and collaborate with this world-class management team. Action Target is a great addition to the Praesidian Capital equity portfolio, and we look forward to a successful outcome for the team and our investors.”

About Action Target 

Action Target is the leading global expert on modern shooting ranges. Since 1986, the company has partnered with thousands of range owners worldwide to design, install, and maintain world-class shooting ranges, systems, and equipment for law enforcement, military, educational, commercial, and residential markets. Action Target provides range solutions and services for indoor/outdoor shooting ranges, modular ranges, and shoot houses. Products supported include ballistic shooting stalls, smart target retrievers, reactive targets, steel and rubber berm bullet traps, enclosure baffles, security systems, lighting, ventilation, Smart Range AXISTM range control system, and a 3-year warranty on critical products. As the industry’s broadest end-to-end solution provider, Action Target offers a comprehensive selection of aftermarket range services, including parts and maintenance programs, rubber trap cleaning, metals recycling, hazardous waste and filter disposal, and an online store for range supplies.

Embark on a journey into the future of shooting range excellence with Action Target.

Learn more about Action Target at

About Praesidian Capital

Praesidian Capital is an innovative private investment firm focused on controlling investments in private lower middle market businesses in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, and, selectively, Northern Europe. For more information, visit

To discuss prospective investment opportunities, please contact:

Jason Drattell, Founder – [email protected], (212) 520-2620

Tom Duffy, Partner – [email protected], (212) 520-2617

Revolutionizing Shooting Range Excellence at SHOT Show 2024

PROVO, UTAH – December 2023 – Action Target Inc., the global leader in modern shooting range solutions and services, is set to captivate the industry at SHOT Show 2024. This event, the largest gathering for professionals in shooting sports, hunting/outdoors, and law enforcement industries, will unfold at the Venetian Expo and Caesars Forum in Las Vegas, Nevada, from January 23rd – 26th, 2024. At Booth #12816, Action Target invites attendees to embark on an immersive journey into the future of shooting range technology, where innovation knows no bounds.

Renowned for providing a comprehensive end-to-end solution for shooting range facilities across commercial, law enforcement, educational, and military sectors worldwide, Action Target sets the bar for excellence. Our commitment to success is unwavering, simplifying the process for customers who seek to build, expand, or elevate their shooting range facilities. Working with key industry partners like VirTra, Redgaurd, and AutoTargets further expands Action Target’s capabilities and provides unique solutions often required as part of our customer’s training facilities.

“As the trusted partner at every stage of a range project, we are not just presenting products; we’re unveiling the future of shooting range technology. Action Target is thrilled to showcase the most cutting-edge and innovative solutions that embody our relentless commitment to excellence,” states Mike Birch, the CEO at Action Target. “This event is not just a display; it’s a testament to our dedication to building the safest and most advanced shooting ranges possible.”

Experience the Future – Event Highlights:

  1. PRODUCT UNVEILING: Witness the revelation of cutting-edge shooting range equipment designed to redefine safety, functionality, and user experience standards.
    1. SmartRange AXISTM Range Control System
    2. Target Systems and Retrievers  
    3. Shooting Stalls
    4. Steel & Rubber Bullet Traps
    5. TAC & MATCH Shoot House
    6. Modular Ranges
    7. Simulation Training
    8. Range Services
  2. LIVE DEMONSTRATION: Immerse yourself in the experience as Action Target unveils live demonstrations featuring state-of-the-art shooting range systems and targets. Feel the power and precision firsthand.
  3. EXPERT CONSULTATIONS: Engage in exclusive one-on-one discussions with our industry experts, gaining insights into the latest trends and answering your burning questions about our range products and services.

About NSSF SHOT Show

NSSF’s annual Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show) is the largest and most comprehensive trade show for all professionals involved with the shooting sports, hunting, and law enforcement industries. It is the world’s premier exposition of combined firearms, ammunition, law enforcement, cutlery, outdoor apparel, optics, and related products and services. The SHOT Show is owned and sponsored by NSSF and attracts buyers from 50 states and more than 100 countries. Visit the show online at