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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

Not Currently Available

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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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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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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Victory Tailgate

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Sector

Niche Manufacturing

Industry

Consumer Products

Transaction Type

Minority Recapitalization

Status

Prior Investment

Business Description

Victory Tailgate is a leading manufacturer and direct-to-consumer retailer of customized tailgating and backyard games and accessories, including the popular cornhole, tumble tower, and ring toss games. The company has a comprehensive portfolio of licenses offering customers over 700 branded and logoed products including major league sports teams, colleges and universities, and leisure brands.

Transaction Overview

The founder of this privately held business partnered with KLH in a minority recapitalization to facilitate the company’s growth plans while also providing partial liquidity to the owner. The transaction provided the company with a value-added partner and a capital structure designed to support management’s growth strategy.

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Data Display Systems

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Sector

Niche Manufacturing

Industry

Point of Purchase Displays

Transaction Type

Recapitalization

Status

Prior Investment

Website

Business Description

Data Display, headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, is a provider of electronic video, audio, and lighting solutions to the point-of-purchase (“POP”) displays and fixtures markets. Founded in 1968, the company has grown into a national supplier of customized electrical components and products that enhance POP displays and fixtures for a diverse customer base of consumer products companies. The company has an unmatched industry reputation of excellence and engineering superiority, as illustrated by its overall product quality and innovative designs.

Transaction Overview

KLH partnered with Equis Capital Partners, an independent sponsor based in New Jersey, to recapitalize the business, with the objective of providing a partial liquidity event for the existing shareholders and aligning management with experienced financial partners capable of supplying the capital and expertise needed to pursue the growth initiatives envisioned.

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Bell’O International

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Sector

Niche Manufacturing

Industry

Home Entertainment Furnishing

Transaction Type

Minority Recapitalization

Status

Prior Investment

Website

Business Description

Bell’O is a world renowned supplier to the consumer electronics and furniture industry for premium audio video furniture, home theater seating, flat-panel TV wall mounts, TV screen cleaner kits, and audio/video cables.

Transaction Overview

Bell’O partnered with KLH Capital to refinance its existing capital structure and provide liquidity for future growth.

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Andrew M. Martin Co.

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Sector

Niche Manufacturing

Industry

Unit Dose Packaging

Transaction Type

Recapitalization

Status

Prior Investment

Website

Business Description

AMMCO is one of the nation’s largest providers of unit dose packaging to the pharmaceutical industry.

Transaction Overview

KLH Capital partnered with AMMCO in a recapitalization to provide liquidity to the founder of the business who continued to run the business day to day.

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