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The Warehouse Rentals & Supplies

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Sector

Value-Added Distribution

Industry

Industrial Abrasive Blasting & Painting

Transaction Type

Management Buyout

Status

Current Investment

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Lead Partner

Business Description

The Warehouse Rentals & Supplies (“TWRS”), based in Greensburg, PA, is a leading surface preparation equipment rental and value-added distribution company offering abrasive blasting, painting, and safety equipment, consumables, and supplies to blue-chip customers in the industrial, commercial, infrastructure, transportation, and energy industries. With strategically located branches in the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, and across the Gulf Coast, TWRS has cultivated top-tier relationships with the industry’s highest quality equipment and supplies vendors and the company’s OEM-certified technicians deliver quick response on-site repair services.

Transaction Overview

KLH Capital sponsored the management team of TWRS to complete a buyout of the company’s retiring founder and support management’s vision to become a leading abrasive blasting and painting equipment distributor with a national footprint.

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Tank and Cylinder Manufacturer

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Sector

Niche Manufacturing

Industry

Tanks & Cylinders

Transaction Type

Majority Recapitalization

Status

Current Investment

Website

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Business Description

Undisclosed Company is a full-service manufacturer of extruded specialty aluminum and composite wrapped cylinders, tanks, and other components. The Company services niche end markets within the consumer, defense, industrial, medical, and sporting goods industries.

Transaction Overview

KLH recapitalized the business providing a partial liquidity event for the owner(s) and aligning management with experienced partners capable of providing the capital and expertise needed to grow the business.

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Jackson Infrastructure Services

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Sector

Industrial Services

Industry

Utilities and Infrastructure

Transaction Type

Majority Recapitalization

Status

Current Investment

Business Description

Headquartered in West Jordan, UT, a suburb of Salt Lake City, Jackson Infrastructure Services ("JIS") is a leading utility and infrastructure service provider to the telecommunications, power, gas, milling, and other infrastructure markets across the West and Southwest regions of the U.S. JIS was formed when KLH partnered with the owner of B. Jackson Construction and Engineering to recapitalize the business and certain affiliates. Since its founding in 1997, the company has cultivated relationships with top-tier telecom and utilities customers based on its award-winning excellence in project execution, outstanding safety record, and quality of work.

Transaction Overview

The owner of the company wished to create liquidity to diversify his wealth and identify a capital partner to support clear growth opportunities. KLH structured an investment that gave the owner partial liquidity for diversification and established a capital structure that provided capacity for growth.

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Insulations Incorporated

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Sector

Industrial Services

Industry

Industrial Plants

Transaction Type

Recapitalization

Status

Current Investment

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Lead Partner

Business Description

Headquartered in New Orleans, LA, with branches across the Gulf Coast, Insulations, Inc. is a leading industrial services provider with expertise in insulation, fireproofing, heat tracing, painting and coating, refractory, scaffolding, and abatement services for customers in the LNG, refining, chemical, gas processing, power, pulp and paper, general industrial, and marine industries, often working alongside the largest and most reputable industrial general contractors in the U.S. and abroad. Since its founding in 1970, Insulations has cultivated top-tier industry relationships with leading project owners and general contractors based on its thought leadership, project execution excellence, unrivaled safety record, and quality work product.

Transaction Overview

The owner of Insulations wished to create liquidity to diversify his wealth, reduce personal financial risk, and identify a capital partner to unlock certain growth opportunities. The owner also wished to provide ownership to key managers and begin developing a succession plan. KLH structured an investment that gave the owner partial liquidity for diversification, offered equity to key managers, and established a capital structure that removed personal guarantees and provided capacity for growth.

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D&H United

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Sector

Industrial Services & Value-Added Distribution

Industry

Retail Fueling Industry

Transaction Type

Management Buyout

Status

Current Investment

Lead Partner

Business Description

Based in Houston, Texas, D&H United Fueling Solutions is leading, turnkey service provider and distributor to the retail fueling industry primarily serving the South and Southwest markets. With more than 270 employees, the company provides maintenance, installation, and environmental services, as well as parts and equipment to a large customer base comprised of blue-chip fuel retailers, commercial clients, and governmental agencies.

Transaction Overview

KLH partnered with the management team of D&H United Fueling Solutions to recapitalize the business. The transaction provided partial liquidity to key managers and full liquidity to Third Century, an independent sponsor that facilitated the acquisition of D&H United Fueling Solutions by the management team in 2015.

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Frankston Packaging

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Sector

Niche Manufacturing

Industry

Specialty Packaging

Transaction Type

Recapitalization

Status

Current Investment

Lead Partner

Business Description

Headquartered in Frankston, TX, Frankston Packaging is a full-service manufacturer of custom and stock packaging solutions. The company makes custom and stock folding cartons, flexible packaging (e.g., pouches, shrink sleeves, overwraps), pressure sensitive labels, and corrugated boxes, among other products. Company serves a variety of end markets, including concessions, foodservice, pharmaceuticals, medical/nutraceuticals, and general retail.

Transaction Overview

KLH recapitalized the business providing a partial liquidity event for the two owners and aligning management with experienced partners capable of providing the capital and expertise needed to grow the business.

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ElectriCom

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Sector

Industrial Services

Industry

Telecommunications & Utility Services

Transaction Type

Minority Recapitalization

Status

Current Investment

Business Description

ElectriCom is a leading provider of aerial, underground, wireless, and right-of-way installation and maintenance services to the telecommunications and utility industries across the United States. The company serves national carriers, municipalities, local exchange carriers, and member-owned cooperatives, and is a trusted partner in the deployment of fiber-optic and other broadband connectivity solutions alongside power and gas mainline services.

Transaction Overview

Management of this privately held business wished to partner with a growth-oriented financial sponsor who could help achieve the company’s goals. KLH Capital structured a transaction to facilitate a partial liquidity event for the current shareholders while providing capital to support management’s growth initiatives.

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Shenandoah Industrial Solutions

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Sector

Industrial Services

Industry

Infrastructure Services

Transaction Type

Management Buyout

Status

Current Investment

Business Description

Shenandoah Industrial Solutions provides inspection, cleaning, and remediation services for storm drainage, sewer, and other piping systems for municipal and commercial clients. Shenandoah’s highly-skilled crews also offer CIPP lining, a trenchless pipe repair solution that extends the life of aging pipeline infrastructure without disrupting the surrounding area. Founded in 1976, the company has expanded its operations and grown its fleet to serve municipalities and commercial customers across Florida helping maintain the state’s coastal storm sewer and pipeline infrastructure.

Transaction Overview

KLH Capital partnered with the management team of Shenandoah Industrial Solutions to complete a recapitalization of the business.

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Apogee Lighting

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Sector

Niche Manufacturing

Industry

Industrial Products

Transaction Type

Recapitalization

Status

Current Investment

Business Description

Based in Deer Park, NY, Apogee Lighting, through its two brands, manufactures specialty transit, industrial, and architectural LED lighting fixtures. The Apogee Translite brand serves the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority and other transit systems across the country while LumiNEXT brand serves the architectural market. Today, both brands are known for high-quality, highly engineered LED lighting fixtures, and premium design, engineering, and implementation services.

Transaction Overview

The owners of this privately held business wished to begin planning for their retirement by partnering with a growth-oriented financial partner who could help achieve the company’s goals and create a successful succession plan for the business. KLH structured a transaction that gave the owners partial liquidity for diversification, key managers the opportunity to become owners in the business, and a capital structure to continue the successful track record of the company.

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BMI Merchandise

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Sector

Value-Added Distribution

Industry

Prize Merchandize for FEC Industry

Transaction Type

Recapitalization

Status

Current Investment

Lead Partner

Business Description

Based in Lakewood, New Jersey, BMI Merchandise is a leading distributor of merchandise used in redemption centers, direct-pay games, tickets or points-to-prizes games, and prize hubs located in family entertainment centers (“FEC”), amusement arcades, bowling centers, restaurants, cruise ships, movie theaters, theme parks, skating centers and sports complexes. BMI Merchandise’s proprietary information technology infrastructure allows customers to monitor and manage store inventory, automate merchandise restocking, and collect data required for ongoing merchandising decisions.

Transaction Overview

KLH recapitalized the business providing a partial liquidity event for the two owners and aligning management with experienced partners capable of providing the capital and expertise needed to grow the business.

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