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04
Oct

BluSky Restoration Completes Merger With Disaster One

October 3, 2017 - KLH Capital is pleased to announce its portfolio company, BluSky Restoration (or “BluSky”), has completed the acquisition of Disaster One (or the “Company”), a privately-owned and operated restoration services company based in Greensboro, NC.  Disaster One has been serving commercial and residential clients since 1977 with services ranging from simple water damage repairs to full building reconstructions after major fires.  Today the Company has five offices…

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24
Aug

KLH Capital Portfolio Company, Q Research Solutions, Completes Merger with Tragon Corporation

August 24, 2017 - KLH Capital is pleased to announce the merger of its portfolio company, Q Research Solutions (“QRS”), and Tragon Corporation (“Tragon”) to form one of the largest sensory and consumer products research companies in the U.S. with 85 employees across facilities in California, Chicago, and New Jersey. The combination of QRS and Tragon is designed to meet the growing needs of the country’s leading consumer product companies…

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22
Aug

Seeking Add-On Acquisition for Data Display Systems

August 22, 2017 - Data Display Systems, an innovative electronics manufacturer and developer of custom video, audio, lighting, and interactive solutions serving the point-of-purchase display market, is seeking to acquire a full service kiosk manufacturing company with the following attributes: EBITDA: $1-5 million Geography: US-based, preferably on the East Coast Strong software development team with expertise in PC and Android based platforms Fully integrated turnkey solution including hardware, software, services,…

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27
Jun

KLH Capital Completes Recapitalization of Premiere Seals

June 27, 2017 - KLH Capital is pleased to announce it has partnered with the owners of Premiere Seals (or “Company”) to complete a recapitalization of the business.  Based in Holiday, FL, Premiere Seals is a leading, value-added supplier of high-volume, custom manufactured molded plastic, rubber, and metal components such as seals, O-rings, gaskets, boots, assemblies, and bonded parts to a variety of end markets, including the communications, HVAC, pool…

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02
May

KLH Capital Launches Video Series to Showcase Its Collaborative, Supportive Approach to Partnerships

May 2, 2017 KLH Capital is pleased to announce the launch of a video series providing intermediaries, advisors, and company owners an inside look at the firm’s culture and approach to recapitalizations, management buyouts, and family successions.  In the first featured video, Hal Kersey, CEO of MidState Machine and Fabricating Corp, shares how a tragic car accident caused him to reflect and act upon his company’s long-term vision and succession…

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24
Jan

“For Auld Lang Syne” – KLH Celebrates 2016

Like many of you, KLH rings in the new year by celebrating its achievements and committing to new goals.  2016 brought significant growth to our firm and we are thankful for the many partnerships that made it possible. As we endeavor to build upon our success in 2017, we wish to recognize our most notable 2016 achievements.   We look forward to working with you as we achieve new milestones…

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02
Nov

KLH Capital Completes Management Buyout of Q Research Solutions

KLH Capital is pleased to announce it has partnered with the management team of Q Research Solutions, Inc. (“QRS” or the “Company”) to complete a management buyout.  Based in Old Bridge, New Jersey, Q Research Solutions is a leading provider of sensory and consumer product research for Fortune 500 and other blue-chip customers in the food and beverage, health and beauty, and fragrance industries.  The Company is especially known for…

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30
Aug

KLH Capital Closes Third Fund, Welcomes Josh Kuder

KLH Capital (“KLH”) is pleased to announce it has completed fundraising for KLH Capital Fund III, L.P. (“Fund III”) with $155 million in committed capital.  In addition, KLH is delighted to welcome Josh Kuder as the newest partner with the firm. KLH launched Fund III earlier this year with $135 million of commitments  in the first close.  Fund III made its first investment in May 2016 with the recapitalization of…

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10
Aug

Tampa Bay Business Journal Interviews KLH Capital

TAMPA PRIVATE EQUITY FIRM SAYS 'YES' TO INVEST MORE by Margie Manning One of the largest private equity firms in Tampa Bay has changed the investment strategy for its newest fund so that it can do more deals.  KLH Capital is willing to take a minority stake in the businesses in which it invests the proceeds of KLH Capital Fund III LP, which raised $135 million in committed capital.  “If we see people with a solid business…

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20
Jul

KLH Capital Raises New Fund, Promotes Chris Hart and Kyle Madden

KLH Capital (“KLH”), a lower middle-market private equity firm based in Tampa, FL, is pleased to announce it has completed its first closing for its third SBIC-licensed fund, KLH Capital Fund III, L.P. (“Fund III”), with $135 million in committed capital.  Consistent with the firm’s successful eleven-year investment history, Fund III will focus on U.S. based businesses in the value added distribution, specialty service and niche manufacturing industries with at…

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