Representative Past Investments


T&B Equipment Co., Inc.

Ashland, Virginia
Business Services

May 2014  | Debt Refinancing and Growth Capital

T&B is an equipment rental company that provides temporary seating and structures for a variety of sporting events, including the PGA Tour.

Source Technologies, Inc.

Charlotte, North Carolina
Manufacturing

November 2013  | Debt Refinancing

Source Technologies is the leading manufacturer and distributor of specialized magnetic ink character recognition (MICR) printers for the financial services industry.

Ambient Air Corporation

Atlanta, Georgia
Business Services

December 2012  | Debt Refinancing

Ambient is an HVAC contracting company specializing in multifamily, condominium, and non-residential projects throughout the Southeast.


Industrial Services Group, Inc.

Sumter, South Carolina
Business Services

December 2012  | Growth Capital and Debt Refinancing

ISG is an industrial services company specializing in the application of protective linings and coatings on concrete and metal substrates to guard against erosion, corrosion, abrasion, and chemical attack.

Canopy Construction

Dallas, Texas
Consumer Services

February 2012  | Growth Capital

Canopy is a mid-sized, national provider of roofing system analysis, repair, and replacement services for purposes of insurance restoration.

Advanced Call Center Technologies, LLC

Berwyn, PA

Business Services

July 2009  | Recapitalization

Advanced Call Center Technologies, LLC (www.acctoday.com) is an outsourced call center operator specializing in customer relationship management (“CRM”) and accounts receivable management (“ARM”) services for customers primarily in the financial services and telecommunications industries. The Company manages 2,500+ agents out of five call center locations in Harlingen, Texas; Johnson City, Tennessee; Taos, New Mexico; San Luis, Arizona; and a new facility in Douglas, Arizona.


Tulsa Inspection Resources, Inc.

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Business Services

March 2009  | Buyout

Tulsa Inspection Resources (www.tulsainspection.com) provides inspection services to the oil and gas pipelines & related facilities.

Blueberry Broadcasting, LLC 

Kennebunkport, ME
Media

July 2008  | Buyout

Blueberry Broadcasting, LLC was formed to acquire 17 radio stations, comprising 14 FM and 3 AM broadcast formats, that are situated in Augusta-Waterville, Maine and Bangor, Maine. The stations were acquired from Clear Channel Communications (“Clear Channel”).

Wholesale Floors, Inc.

Phoenix, AZ
Business Services

June 2008  | Management Buyout

Wholesale Floors, Inc. provides commercial flooring design and installation services for institutional and corporate clients in the greater Phoenix area.


Industrial Piping, Inc.

Pineville, NC
Manufacturing

June 2008  | Management Buyout

Industrial Piping, Inc. designs, assembles and installs process and utility piping systems, skid-mounted modular systems, and fire protection systems for industrial customers, primarily in the Southeast region of the United States.

eServices, Inc. 

Richmond, VA 
Business Services

May 2008  | Buyout 

eServices is an energy management company serving customers across the energy value chain, including producers, developers, generators, marketers, utilities and mid-sized and large commercial and industrial customers.

Island Oasis Frozen Cocktail Co., Inc. 

Walpole, MA
Manufacturing

April 2008  | Recapitalization 

Island Oasis is a leading turn-key provider of beverage mixes to the foodservice industry providing all-natural frozen beverage mixes and state of the art blender technology.


Blake & Pendleton, Inc. 

Macon, GA
Distribution

October 2007  | Management Buy-out 

Blake and Pendleton is a provider of compressed air and gas equipment to Industry, offering a full compliment of compressors, vacuum pumps, dryers and filters, and accessories. The company also provides system evaluations, energy audits, leak detection, and data logging services.

B&M Racing & Performance Products, Inc. 

Chatsworth, CA
Manufacturing

January 2007  | Add-on Acquisition 

With iconic brands such as B&M Drive Train products, Hurst Shifters and Flowmaster Exhaust Technology, B&M Racing and Performance is a leader in the Automotive Performance Aftermarket.

Angelle Concrete Group 

Westlake, LA
Manufacturing

December 2005  | Buyout 

Angelle is a Louisiana-based manufacturer of concrete, Portland cement and aggregates.


Ambient Air Corporation 

Atlanta, GA
Business Services

June 2005  | Recap/Add-on Acquisition 

Ambient, through its operating groups, J.R. Hobbs and Peaden Mechanical, is a leading design/build contractor for HVAC systems in the multi-family housing industry with an emphasis on the Southeast.

Selectquote, Inc. 

San Francisco, CA
Consumer Services

November 2004  | Growth Financing 

Selectquote is the largest direct response agency selling term life insurance in the United States. Founded in 1984, the Company pioneered direct response and comparison shopping for term life insurance.

Roberts-Gordon, LLC 

Buffalo, NY
Manufacturing

July 2004  | Buyout 

Roberts-Gordon is a designer and manufacturer of gas-fired, low-intensity and high-intensity infrared heating systems and warm-air unit heaters.


Housecall Medical Resources, Inc. 

Knoxville, TN
Healthcare

November 2002  | Buyout 

Housecall, purchased by Amedisys (AMED) in 2005, provides comprehensive services to assist patients in maintaining or restoring their functional independence by providing in-home care. The company is headquartered in Nashville, TN.

Scitor Corporation 

Herndon, VA
Government Services

July 2002  | Buyout 

Scitor provides engineering, financial, management and related services to corporate customers across a range of discliplines.

Avborne, Inc. 

Miami, FL
Business Services

March 2002  | Buyout 

AAR is a leading provider of diverse products and services to the worldwide commercial aviation and government/defense industries. AAR combines a close-to-the-customer business model with a broad range of capabilities to help customers operate more efficiently, lower costs and maintain high levels of quality, safety and service.


The Hillman Companies, Inc. 

Cincinatti, OH
Consumer Products

March 2002  | Buyout

The Hillman Group is a provider of fasteners for use in commercial and residential applications.

Advantage Mayer 

Tampa, FL
Distribution

December 2001  | Recapitalization 

Advantage Mayer was a Tampa, Florida-based food broker that is now part of Advantage Sales and Marketing.

Foresite Towers, LLC 

Birmingham, AL
Media

December 2001  | Buyout 

ForeSite is a fully integrated owner, operator, and developer of communication towers dedicated to providing comprehensive network services to the wireless and broadcast industries in the Southeastern United States.


SmartMail, LLC 

Atlanta, GA
Business Services

October 2001  | Growth Financing 

SmartMail, a mailing and shipping company, offers surface transport and delivery services for flat mails, catalogs, mailshots, and small packets. The company is now part of DHL Global Mail.

Raytheon Aerospace 

Forest, MS
Business Services

June 2001  | Buyout 

Raytheon Aerospace is a provider of aircraft maintenance for commercial and private markets.

Professional Paint, Inc. 

Lone Tree, CO
Distribution

August 2000  | Buyout 

Professional Paint Products is a wholesale distributor of industrial safety and paint supply products.


International Fiber Corp. 

North Tonawanda, NY
Manufacturing

January 2000  | Buyout/Add-on Acquisition 

International Fiber Corporation is a manufacturer of high-quality, functional cellulose products that serve a range of food and industrial applications.

Woodstream Corporation 

Lititz, PA
Consumer Products

December 1999  | Buyout 

Woodstream is a manufacturer of a variety of rodent and pest control products, which it sells under a number of household brand names.

Cohr Inc. 

Chatsworth, CA
Healthcare

March 1999  | Buyout 

Cohr Technology Partners serves the information technology needs of medical and healthcare providers in Southern California, working closely with physicians and medical staff to insure a seamless transition to updated technologies.


Drilltec 

Houston, TX
Manufacturing

August 1998  | Buyout 

Drilltec is a leading producer of tubular thread protectors and pipe packaging systems. The company has established industry standards for protection of tubular goods against costly damage caused by corrosion or impact.

The Color Factory, Inc. 

Sun Valley, CA
Manufacturing

June 1998  | Growth Financing 

The Color Factory is a contract developer and manufacturer of cosmetics and skin care for national and international brands.

Nursefinders 

Arlington, TX
Healthcare

January 1998  | Buyout 

Nursefinders is a provider of comprehensive workforce solutions and health care staffing, providing temporary and permanent staff to fill physician, nursing and allied health care positions in a variety of health care settings and assignment lengths. The company is currently owned by AMN Healthcare Company, the largest provider of such services in the country.


Wilton Industries, Inc. 

Woodridge, IL
Consumer Products

January 1998  | Recapitalization 

Wilton is a manufacturer of confectionary products and baking decorations.

Gibson Guitar 

Nashville, TN
Manufacturing

October 1997  | Growth Financing 

Gibson Guitar is an iconic manufacturer of electric and acoustic guitars, pianos, and accessories. The company has a tradition of quality and innovation dating back over 100 years.

Candlewood Hotel Company 

Atlanta, GA
Consumer Services

September 1997  | Growth Financing 

Candlewood Suites is a chain of extended-stay hotels focused primarily on business travelers.


Auto Radiator Sales 

Buffalo, NY
Distribution

June 1997  | Recapitalization 

ARS was a leading independent importer of aftermarket radiators for the U.S. market and is now part of Visteon Climate Control Systems.

Au Bon Pain Co., Inc. 

Boston, MA
Restaurant

August 1996  | Recapitalization 

Au Bon Pain is a fast-casual bakery and cafe chain with locations throughout the U.S., India, South Korea and Thailand.

Julius Koch 

New Bedford, MA
Manufacturing

July 1996  | Management Buy-out 

Julius Koch develops and manufactures high-quality cords and threads for a variety of purposes. The company is a leading supplier to the sunscreening industry, delivering cords, ladder strings, tapes, and other related articles for Venetian blinds and sunscreening products.


Kirkland's Inc. 

Jackson, TN
Consumer Products

June 1996  | Recapitalization 

Kirkland's is a retail chain that sells home decor, specializing in furnishings, accessories and gifts. The company has over 300 locations in 30 states.

Liberty-Pittsburgh Systems 

Pittsburgh, PA
Business Services

December 1995  | Buyout 

Liberty-Pittsburgh Systems is a leading provider of forms and tagging systems for the dry cleaning industry.

Colorado Prime

Farmingdale, NY
Consumer Products

December 1995  | Recapitalization 

Colorado Prime Foods is a seller of the finest meats and seafoods, delivered directly to non-commercial customers.


Radio One 

Silver Spring, MD
Media

June 1995  | Add-on Acquisition 

Radio One, Inc. is an urban-oriented, multi-media company that primarily targets African-American and urban consumers. It is the largest radio broadcasting operation that primarily targets African-American and urban listeners.

Kirker Enterprises, Inc. 

Paterson, NJ
Manufacturing

April 1995  | Buyout 

Kirker Enterprises is a leader in the development and manufacturing of innovative nail products.

KC Masterpiece 

Shawnee Mission, KS
Restaurant

October 1994  | Growth Financing 

KC Masterpiece is a midwest-based chain of restaurants based on the well-known brand of barbecue sauces, seasonings, and marinades.


Esquire Communications 

New York, NY
Business Services

June 1994  | Add-on Acquisition 

Esquire Communications provides litigation support to law firms and corporations, including online scheduling of depositions, calendar management, nationwide facilities and state-of-the-art video and conferencing services.

Garden Ridge Corp. 

Houston, TX
Consumer Services

December 1993  | Buyout 

Garden Ridge Corp. operates a chain of over 50 stores selling home décor and crafts supplies.

Jackson Products Inc

Belmont, MI
Distribution

April 1993  | Buyout 

Jackson Products is a manufacturer of high-quality safety products used by welders and at work zones. The company has since been acquired by Kimberly-Clark.