Representative Past Investments
Food and Beverage
October 2014 | Growth Capital
InterOcean Coffee Company is a multi-unit Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee operating in the Phoenix, Arizona market
November 2014 | Debt Refinancing and Growth Capital
Smartlink provides site development services and temporary staffing to the wireless industry.
Pennsauken, New Jersey
December 2012 | Buyout
AVL is a provider of value-added creative, production, marketing, distribution, website hosting, digital aggregation, and artist revenue management products and services used by independent artists and authors.
September 2016 | Acquisition Financing
Findley Davies is an independent consulting firm specializing in employee benefits and human resources strategy.
Virginia Beach, Virginia
February 2014 | Buyout
reQuire is an online lien release tracking and reporting service used in the real estate settlement process.
Littleton, New Hampshire
June 2016 | Acquisition Financing
Stone Road Energy is retail distributor of heating oil and propane to commercial and residential customers in New England.
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.
Charlotte, North Carolina
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.
August 2013 | Buyout
Venn-Corp. is an asset-light third-party logistics provider specializing in the transportation and delivery of fixtures, furniture, and equipment.
December 2012 | Debt Refinancing
Ambient is an HVAC contracting company specializing in multifamily, condominium, and non-residential projects throughout the Southeast.
Sumter, South Carolina
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.
February 2012 | Growth Capital
Canopy is a mid-sized, national provider of roofing system analysis, repair, and replacement services for purposes of insurance restoration.
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.
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”).
June 2008 | Management Buyout
Wholesale Floors, Inc. provides commercial flooring design and installation services for institutional and corporate clients in the greater Phoenix area.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
December 2005 | Buyout
Angelle is a Louisiana-based manufacturer of concrete, Portland cement and aggregates.
San Francisco, CA
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.
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.
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.
July 2002 | Buyout
Scitor provides engineering, financial, management and related services to corporate customers across a range of discliplines.
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.
March 2002 | Buyout
The Hillman Group is a provider of fasteners for use in commercial and residential applications.
December 2001 | Recapitalization
Advantage Mayer was a Tampa, Florida-based food broker that is now part of Advantage Sales and Marketing.
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.
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.
June 2001 | Buyout
Raytheon Aerospace is a provider of aircraft maintenance for commercial and private markets.
Lone Tree, CO
August 2000 | Buyout
Professional Paint Products is a wholesale distributor of industrial safety and paint supply products.
North Tonawanda, NY
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sun Valley, CA
June 1998 | Growth Financing
The Color Factory is a contract developer and manufacturer of cosmetics and skin care for national and international brands.
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.
January 1998 | Recapitalization
Wilton is a manufacturer of confectionary products and baking decorations.
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.
September 1997 | Growth Financing
Candlewood Suites is a chain of extended-stay hotels focused primarily on business travelers.
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.
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.
New Bedford, MA
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.
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.
December 1995 | Buyout
Liberty-Pittsburgh Systems is a leading provider of forms and tagging systems for the dry cleaning industry.
December 1995 | Recapitalization
Colorado Prime Foods is a seller of the finest meats and seafoods, delivered directly to non-commercial customers.
Silver Spring, MD
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.
April 1995 | Buyout
Kirker Enterprises is a leader in the development and manufacturing of innovative nail products.
Shawnee Mission, KS
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.
New York, NY
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.
December 1993 | Buyout
Garden Ridge Corp. operates a chain of over 50 stores selling home décor and crafts supplies.
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.