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Data Display Systems, LLC Acquires DUCO Technologies, Inc.’s Point-of-Purchase Assets

September 2018 - Data Display Systems, LLC (“Data Display”), a custom integrator of video, audio, lighting and provider of remote content management services to the Point-of-Purchase market, announced its acquisition of the assets associated with DUCO Technologies (“DUCO”) Point-of-Purchase business. The acquisition brings together two leaders in the display industry and significantly strengthens Data Display’s product lineup and manufacturing capabilities, specifically within video and Android devices. “As part of a dynamic and ever-evolving industry, we are excited to expand the…

KLH Capital Exits BluSky

August 2018 – KLH Capital is pleased to announce that it has successfully exited its investment in BluSky Restoration Holdings, LLC (BluSky).  Kent Stemper, CEO, and other key members of BluSky’s senior leadership team have partnered with Dominus Capital to recapitalize the business. Founded in 2004 and based in Centennial, CO, BluSky provides commercial, industrial, governmental, and multi-family restoration, renovation, environmental, and roofing services, with an emphasis on large losses and emergency restoration services across the continental United States and…

KLH Capital Completes Recapitalization of Apogee Translite and LumiNEXT

February 2018 - KLH Capital is pleased to announce it has completed a recapitalization of Apogee Translite (“Apogee”) and LumiNEXT (collectively with Apogee, the “Company”) a manufacturer of specialty transit, industrial, and architectural LED lighting fixtures.  Apogee serves the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority and other transit systems across the country while LumiNEXT serves the architectural market.  Both businesses operate out of the Company’s headquarters in Deer Park, NY. Lynne and Richard Nicolai have been involved with the Company since…

QRS-Tragon Completes Rebranding and Introduces Curion

January 2018 - KLH Capital portfolio company, QRS-Tragon (the “Company”), has completed a comprehensive rebranding project to reflect the merger of Q Research Solutions and Tragon Corp and the mission of the unified company to provide industry leading sensory and consumer products research to top companies across the U.S. Going forward, the Company will trade under the name Curion. "Curio" was a Roman orator and visionary in developing Rome’s first amphitheater. His life’s work was a mix of both fresh thinking and the…

KLH Capital Year In Review - Cheers to 2017!

December 2017 -The holiday season offers a time to recall the highlights of the past year and give thanks to all who helped make them possible.  2017 has been an exciting and fruitful year at KLH Capital on both personal and professional fronts and we are grateful for the numerous people and partnerships who contributed to and celebrated our success. Final concept

QRS-Tragon Completes Acquisition of Q & M Research Services

October 2017 - QRS-Tragon, a portfolio company of KLH Capital, has completed the acquisition of Q & M Research, a sensory market research company founded in 1986 with facilities in Chicago and Dallas.  The acquisition expands QRS-Tragon’s footprint into the South and adds new, blue-chip client relationships to its customer base. “This is another step in QRS-Tragon’s strategic plan to build a leading sensory and consumer products research company in the U.S.,” explained James Darnell.  “Q & M Research Services…

KLH Capital Completes Minority Recapitalization of Victory Tailgate

October 2017 - KLH Capital is pleased to announce it has completed a minority recapitalization of Victory Tailgate (or the “Company”), a leading manufacturer and direct-to-consumer retailer of customized tailgating and backyard games and accessories.  The Company’s comprehensive licensing portfolio offers customers a wide range of branded and logoed products including major league sports teams, colleges and universities, and leisure brands. Based in Orlando, FL the Company was founded in 2008 by Scott Sims, President and CEO of Victory Tailgate. …

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 throughout North Carolina, as well as Myrtle Beach, SC, Roanoke,…

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 with expanded research and collection capabilities and additional testing facilities.…

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, and support Manufacturing expertise, preferably in the US for prototypes…

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