Pipe & Plastics, Inc.
Headquartered in Kirkwood, NY, American Pipe
& Plastics, Inc. extrudes PVC conduit used in telecommunication
and power distribution markets. The company also produces a patented
product, AM-Liner II, a "trench less technology" that
is used to rehabilitate deteriorated sewer pipelines. Their high
service enables the Company to maintain EBITDA margins that are
significantly above industry averages. While at Saugatuck, Mr.
Wright helped close and manage the investment in American Pipe
& Plastics, Inc.
Headquartered in Janesville, WI Brookstone
Homes is the second largest home building firm in the state of Wisconsin
and one of the 400-largest builders in the country. The nine-county
market area served by Brookstone has enjoyed rapid population growth
over the past decade, which has resulted in a robust demand for
new housing. The company currently sells homes from 13 locations
throughout Southeastern Wisconsin.
Headquartered in Scranton, Pennsylvania, CPH
is a leading manufacturer of highly engineered synthetic products
designed to replace wood and metal in a variety of building materials
and industrial applications. CPH pioneered the very successful product
launch of AZEK, a synthetic form of trim and molding used primarily
for indoor residential construction.
Products Systems Group, Inc.
Headquartered in Denver, CO, CPSG is the largest
U.S. wholesale distributor of perimeter access control and gate
automation security systems. The company operates out of 15 strategically
located warehouses across the U.S. and maintains the most comprehensive
product line in the industry. CPSG is widely recognized as the industry
leader in product knowledge and technical support with the largest
and most knowledgeable team of security specialists.
Fruits Beverage Company, LLC
Headquartered in Marion, VA, First Fruits is
a contract beverage bottler focused on the wellness and functional
beverage market. First Fruits has built a state of the art facility
featuring a high speed bottling line that is capable of producing
both hot and cold fill, in either plastic or glass. The Company's
services range from straight co-packing to turnkey bottling and
brand development. The facility is organically certified and Kosher
& Décor Outlets of America, Inc.
Floor & Décor Outlets of America,
Inc. headquartered in Atlanta, GA is a category killer retail concept
for hard surface flooring. The Company sells ceramic tile, hardwood,
hardwood-laminate flooring, and different types of natural stone tiles
such as granite, marble, slate, travertine and limestone as well as
associated accessories and installation tools. Floor & Décor’s
strategy is to provide everything for the job at prices that are materially
below competitors. The Company purchases products from over 20 countries
around the world and maintains over one thousand SKUs per location.
While at Saugatuck, Mr. Wright sourced and helped close and manage
the investment in Floor & Décor Outlets of America, Inc.
Located in Denver, Colorado, Imperial is the
leading manufacturer of golf headwear, selling high-quality baseball
caps, visors, bucket hats and straw hats to top “green grass”
accounts and resorts. Imperial holds licenses from both the PGA
and USGA and is the major supplier to 89 of the top 100 golf clubs
in the United States.
Highway Sign Corp.
Headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas, Interstate
designs, manufactures and distributes a broad offering of high quality
signage products, including reflective guide, regulatory and warning,
reflective logo,and internally illuminated signs for use in federal,
state and local transportation systems, mass transit systems, toll
roads and private highways. Interstate serves a diverse base of
blue chip customers nationwide.
Lone Star Overnight
Lone Star Overnight is the leading independent intra-regional express and ground parcel delivery company serving the Southwest U.S. The Company's service area covers Texas, Oklahoma and select contiguous cities in Arkansas, Louisiana and New Mexico. LSO was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.
Restaurant Ventures, Inc.
Waterloo Restaurant Ventures, Inc. is a franchise
for Romano’s Macaroni Grill, a premier restaurant concept
of Brinker International, Inc. The Company originally opened restaurants
in the Pacific Northwest but has expanded geographically via acquisition
and new store openings. The strong operational performance and widespread
consumer acceptance of the casual dining segment has continued to
expand demand for the concept. While at Saugatuck, Mr. Wright helped
close and manage the investment in Waterloo Restaurant Ventures,
Located in Mount Pleasant, IA, Alaniz is the
leading provider of direct mail production services focused on the
charity and not-for-profit fund-raising markets. In August 2005,
Direct Mail Holdings was sold to a large family office.
Located in Forest, VA, Mail America is a leading
provider of direct mail production services for both the not-for-profit
and commercial markets. Mail America also provides database management
services to its client base. Mail America was acquired as a sister
company to Alaniz under the Direct Mail Holdings umbrella. In August
2005, Direct Mail Holdings was sold to a large family office.
Located in San Antonio, TX Focus is one of
the leading direct response mail manufacturers in the direct marketing
industry. Like Alaniz and Mail America Focus Direct provides services
primarily for charity and not-for-profit fundraising mailings. Focus
was acquired as a sister company to Alaniz and Mail America under
the Direct Mail Holdings umbrella. In August 2005, Direct Mail Holdings
was sold to a large family office.
Mail and Marketing, LLC
Mail and Marketing, LLC
CMM was formed upon the acquisition of the
Southern California and Tulsa, OK based direct mail production assets
of Source Corp. CMM is a diversified direct mail and commercial
printing operation serving both the non-profit and commercial markets.
CMM was acquired as sister company to Alaniz, Mail America and Focus
Direct under the Direct Mail Holdings umbrella. In
August 2005, Direct Mail Holdings was sold to a large family office.
P&M is a rapidly growing and profitable
designer, manufacturer and distributor of patented and proprietary
art tools and supplies, craft kits and stationery products, primarily
in the airbrush, coloring and flocked art categories. P&M's
products are sold worldwide under the "Color Workshop"
brand name. P&M sells its products through most retail channels
including mass merchandise, arts and craft supply, stationery, grocery
and drug, toy and independent gift as well as direct to consumers
through direct response television. In May 2003, P&M Products
was sold to Jakks Pacific, Inc.
Headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, Cal Tan is
the leading manufacturer and marketer of premium sun care products
for the indoor tanning industry. The company develops and markets
luxury indoor lotions and outdoor sunscreens, sunless tanning formulas
and after-sun skin care moisturizers. In December 2006, Cal Tan
was sold to its largest competitor
Sports Products, Inc.
Located in Salisbury, North Carolina, McKenzie
is the leading taxidermy supply company in the United States. In
September 2003, Mckenzie was sold to a private equity investment
Located in Anaheim, CA, Power Plus provides
temporary power, utility services and backup power services in the
southwestern region of the U.S. The Company rapidly expanded via
internal growth and acquisition penetrating new geographies and
offering new services. In October 2004, Power Plus was sold via
a management recapitalization. While at Saugatuck, Mr. Wright helped
close and manage the investment in Power Plus.
Located in Los Angeles, CA, the company produces
personalized, impulse purchase novelty and souvenir items sold on
average for $2-$3 to consumers through retailers. The majority of
product is contract manufactured in China. In May 2002, Stravina
was sold to a private equity investment firm.