Investments

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First Watch
First Watch

Headquartered in University Park, Florida, First Watch is a leading operator of full service breakfast, brunch and lunch restaurants, located primarily in the Southeast, West, Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions.

www.firstwatch.com

hhgregg
hhgregg

hhgregg is a leading specialty retailer of consumer electronics, home appliances, computers, mobile products and related services operating under the name hhgregg.  Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, the company currently operates 220 stores in the Midwest, Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.

www.hhgregg.com

Smile Brands Inc
Smile Brands Inc

Smile Brands Group, based in Santa Ana, California, is the largest provider of support services to general and multi-specialty dental groups in the U.S.  Founded in 1998 as a regional company, Smile Brands has transformed itself into the largest branded retail platform in the industry through the acquisitions of Monarch Dental in February 2003 and Castle Dental in June 2004.  The company provides comprehensive business support and administrative services to over 1,200 dentists and hygienists practicing in over 340 offices nationally.

www.brightnow.com

Ross-Simons
Ross-Simons

Headquartered in Cranston, Rhode Island, Luxury Brand Holdings (f.k.a. Ross-Simons of Warwick) is a leading multi-channel retailer of jewelry and a select assortment of tabletop items, giftware, and accessories through catalogs, retail stores and the Internet.  The company operates two brands, Ross-Simons and Sidney Thomas.  The direct-to-consumer business mails over 17 million catalogs annually and operates www.ross-simons.com and www.sidneythomas.com.  The retail segment operates 13 retail stores located in Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, Rhode Island and Virginia.

 

www.ross-simons.com

Petco
Petco

PETCO, headquartered in San Diego, California, is the second largest specialty retailer of premium pet food, supplies and services in the U.S.  The company's pet-related products include food, supplies, grooming products, toys, novelty items, vitamins, small pets such as fish, birds and other small animals (excluding cats and dogs), and veterinary supplies.  PETCO currently operates over 1,433 stores in 50 states and the District of Columbia, as well as a leading destination for online pet food and supplies.     

www.petco.com

The Paradies Shops
The Paradies Shops

Paradies is a leading operator of retail stores located primarily in airports in the U.S. and Canada.  The company operates over 510 stores at more than 75 locations, including 17 of the top 25 airports in the U.S.  The company's stores are a combination of Paradies' developed concepts, which include TravelMart, Marketplace and Say Si Bon Gourmet Market, as well as licensed brands including CNBC News, Brooks Brothers, PGA Tour and Brighton.  The company sells a diverse range of products including snacks and beverages, news and convenience items, general merchandise and apparel.  Paradies was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

www.paradies-na.com

BHC BECO
BHC BECO

Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina and founded in 1941, BECO is the nation's leading business-to-business wholesale distributor of first response fire protection equipment and related parts.  With 18 warehouse locations across the U.S., BECO's customers have access to an inventory of over 17,000 fire equipment and MRO products from over 400 industry-leading manufacturers.  The company is well-regarded for its commitment to customer service and quality products. It has grown both by expanding its offerings and providing technical and educational support to customers.  BECO approaches the market via its Brooks, Heiser and Logistics brands.

www.brooksequipment.com

Savers
Savers

Savers, headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, is the largest for-profit thrift retailer in North America.  Savers was founded by the Ellison family, who were pioneers in the thrift store industry.  The Company currently operates more than 280 retail locations, with over 120 stores in both the U.S. and Canada, as well as seven stores in Australia.  Savers sells a wide range of merchandise that is as varied as the donated items its non-profit partners receive.  Savers' sales are primarily generated from apparel, though Savers also sells a significant amount of housewares, electronics, books, toys, shoes, used furniture and jewelry.  The company also offers a limited selection of new merchandise, with a broad selection of seasonal items and costume accessories during Halloween.

www.savers.com

Asurion
Asurion

Asurion is the global leader in providing consumer technology protection services across three continents.

www.asurion.com

Mattress Giant
Mattress Giant

A leading specialty bedding retailer

www.mattressgiant.com

Winebow
Winebow

A leading direct importer and wholesale distributor of premium wines

www.winebow.com

Vibe/Spin Ventures
Vibe/Spin Ventures

Publishes the leading consumer music and lifestyle magazines  VIBE and  SPIN

www.vibe.com

Asbury Automotive Group
Asbury Automotive Group

Third largest automotive dealership group in the United States

www.asburyauto.com

AV Partnership
AV Partnership

Homebuilding development in Orange County, California

AFC Enterprises, Inc.
AFC Enterprises, Inc.

Quick-service restaurant company which owns the brands Churchs Chicken, Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits, Seattle's Best Coffee and Cinnabon

www.afc-online.com

The Pantry, Inc.
The Pantry, Inc.

Largest independent convenience store chain in the southeastern United States

www.thepantry.com

CB Richard Ellis Services, Inc.
CB Richard Ellis Services, Inc.

World's leading real estate services company

www.cbrichardellis.com

Hudson Respiratory Care Inc.
Hudson Respiratory Care Inc.

Leading manufacturer and marketer of disposable medical products utilized in the respiratory and anesthesia segments of the worldwide healthcare markets

www.hudsonrci.com

Century Maintenance Supply, Inc.
Century Maintenance Supply, Inc.

Leading distributor of maintenance, repair and operations supplies to the multifamily apartment market

www.centurysupply.com

Galyan's Trading Company, Inc.
Galyan's Trading Company, Inc.

Leading high-end active lifestyle/outdoor superstore retailer

www.galyans.com

Advance Auto Parts, Inc.
Advance Auto Parts, Inc.

Second largest specialty retailer of automotive parts and accessories in the United States

www.advance-auto.com

Micro Warehouse, Inc.
Micro Warehouse, Inc.

A leading direct marketer of brand name personal computers, software and accessories primarily to small and medium-sized businesses

www.microwarehouse.com

Medical Arts Press, Inc.
Medical Arts Press, Inc.

Leading direct marketer, manufacturer and distributor of office products and practice-related supplies to healthcare professionals

www.medicalartspress.com

Envirosource, Inc.
Envirosource, Inc.

Environmental and industrial services company targeting the steel industry

Marcus Cable Company, L.P.
Marcus Cable Company, L.P.

Large multi-regional cable TV operator

Webvision
Webvision

WebVision, Inc. was a provider of integrated Internet solutions to both large and medium-sized traditional businesses and Internet start-ups.  The Company provided e-commerce solutions and web hosting services.

Miadora
Miadora

Miadora, headquartered in San Jose, CA was a leading Internet-based jewelry retailer, offering an extensive selection of contemporary, upscale jewelry from designers around the world.  Miadora offered a wide array of designer and estate jewelry, diamonds and vintage watches through its website, Miadora.com, and through its catalog. 

Buttrey Food and Drug Stores Company
Buttrey Food and Drug Stores Company

Largest chain of food and drug stores in Montana

Calmar Inc.
Calmar Inc.

Largest manufacturer of non-aerosol plastic pump sprayers and dispensers in the world

www.calmar.com

Brylane Inc.
Brylane Inc.

Largest specialty apparel catalog retailer in the United States with catalogs including Chadwick's, Lane Bryant, Roamans, Lerner and King Size

Orchard Supply Hardware Stores
Orchard Supply Hardware Stores

Chain of high volume, high service retail hardware stores located in California

www.osh.com

Purity Supreme, Inc.
Purity Supreme, Inc.

Supermarket chain located in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Connecticut

Hall-Mark Electronics Corporation
Hall-Mark Electronics Corporation

Leading industrial distributor of electronic components and systems in the United States

www.hallmark.avnet.com

Duff & Phelps Corporation
Duff & Phelps Corporation

Leading provider of financial services, including investment management, research, credit rating and consulting services to institutional investors and corporations

www.duffllc.com

HTM Sports Holding B.V.
HTM Sports Holding B.V.

Manufacturer of branded sporting goods, including Head skis and racquets, Tyrolia skis and Mares diving equipment

Sun Carriers, Inc.
Sun Carriers, Inc.

Motor freight transportation company

Tops Markets, Inc.
Tops Markets, Inc.

Leading regional supermarket chain located in western and central New York

www.topsmarkets.com

Webcraft Technologies, Inc.
Webcraft Technologies, Inc.

Specialty printing company

Piggly Wiggly Southern, Inc.
Piggly Wiggly Southern, Inc.

Leading supermarket chain in central and southern Georgia

www.pigglywiggly.com

P&C Foods, Inc.
P&C Foods, Inc.

Leading regional supermarket chain and wholesale food distributor

A.J. Bayless Markets, Inc.
A.J. Bayless Markets, Inc.

Supermarket chain located in Arizona

Boys Markets, Inc.
Boys Markets, Inc.

Leading supermarket chain in Los Angeles

TriCoast Container Corporation
TriCoast Container Corporation

Manufacturer of plastic beverage containers