Over 140 Platform Investments

The company descriptions presented below are based on the facts and circumstances that existed at the date of the original investment by the relevant Peninsula fund. Descriptions have not been updated for changes at the companies’ businesses occurring subsequent to the transaction date.

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MacroCap Labs

www.macrocaplabs.com
  • May 2023
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Recapitalization and Growth Capital

Investment Status: Active

Based in Florida, MacroCap Labs is a value-added, “one-stop-shop” contract manufacturer of both nutraceutical products (e.g., protein powders, pre-workout powders and other dietary supplements) and sports nutrition-themed beverage products. The company offers a full suite of services, including R&D services (e.g., product flavoring and formulation), packaging, graphic design/artwork, product manufacturing and warehousing/logistics services.

Mega Fabrication, LLC (d/b/a Piranha)

www.piranhafab.com
  • February 2023
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Active

Based in Illinois, Mega Fabrication is a leading designer and manufacturer of metal fabrication/cutting machines, which are sold under the “Piranha” brand name. The Company’s products include ironworker machines, computer numeric control (“CNC”) plasma tables, press brakes and shears, fiber lasers, bending rolls and other equipment, with customers covering a broad range of manufacturing applications.

Wisconsin’s Best

wisconsinbest.com
  • November 2022
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Majority Recapitalization

Investment Status: Active

Based in Wisconsin, Wisconsin’s Best is a processor and distributor of branded cheese and meat snack products that are sold nationally in convenience stores and truck stops, and direct-to-consumer via eCommerce channels. The products are sold under the “Wisconsin’s Best” and “Wisconsin Cheese Company” brands.

Northeast HVAC Engineering & Distribution Company

  • October 2022
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Recapitalization

Investment Status: Active

The Company is an application engineering and HVAC equipment distribution firm with a blue-chip OEM line card. It provides application/project engineering services for commercial, industrial, educational and governmental customers in connection with HVAC system installation or replacement. The Company specializes in “electrification” of HVAC systems for customers seeking to replace fossil fuel legacy systems to achieve a smaller carbon footprint and/or comply with evolving government regulations. It has built a strong reputation as a premier design partner and value-added service provider of such services and products.

  • May 2022
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Majority Recapitalization

Investment Status: Active

Based in the Midwest, Skytech designs and sells a complete suite (totaling over 700 SKUs) of electronic controls, gas valve systems and accessories for the hearth industry. The Company provides products to over 300 customers including both fireplace OEMs as well as distributors for the dealer market.

Strolleria

www.strolleria.com
  • December 2021
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Majority Recapitalization

Investment Status: Active

Based in the Southwest, Strolleria is an e-tailer of high-end/luxury baby mobility products such as strollers, joggers, car seats, travel bags and related accessories. Typical customers are affluent parents who value brand image and high-quality products and demand a high-touch and collaborative shopping experience. The Company sells a number of notable brands, including UPPAbaby, Nuna, Bugaboo, BOB and Cybex, among others.

Escapology

www.escapology.com
  • July 2021
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Majority Recapitalization

Investment Status: Active

Headquartered in Orlando, FL, Escapology is the world’s largest operator/franchisor (by location) of escape room venues. An escape room is an entertainment experience in which a team of players discover clues, solve puzzles and complete tasks in order to progress through the room and ultimately “escape”. Each escape room is a highly stylized, themed experience, such as a train car or stately manor, making the game experience more engaging and memorable. The Company operates under a model which combines corporate-owned venues with a global franchise network.

Medical Laboratory Testing Company

  • January 2021
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Recapitalization

Investment Status: Active

The Company is an independent provider of clinical laboratory diagnostic services to clients and patients in Michigan and several other states. It offers a range of diagnostic testing services, including blood, toxicology, pathogen detection and pharmacogenomics testing.

Centaris

www.centaris.com
  • December 2020
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Majority Recapitalization

Investment Status: Active

Headquartered in Metro Detroit, MI, Centaris is a leading provider of information technology and telephony services, primarily to small- and medium-sized enterprises. The Company was formed via the simultaneous acquisition and merger of two successful businesses, both of which have been in operation for over 40 years.

CIDS, LLC

www.cidsinc.com
  • December 2020
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Active

Headquartered in South Carolina, CIDS provides remediation services for environmentally-sensitive materials, especially asbestos, to institutional and commercial markets. The Company also provides complementary services such as interior demolition, roll-off containers and material recycling services.

Edge One, LLC

www.edgeone.com
  • December 2020
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Majority Recapitalization

Investment Status: Active

Headquartered in Stoughton, Wisconsin, Edge One is one of the Midwest’s largest independent full-service providers of automatic teller machines (ATMs) and other financial equipment to both financial and retail customers. Over the past 25 years, the Company has expanded to multiple locations and become an integrated, single-source ATM service provider offering hardware, software, transaction processing, compliance management and secure cash replenishment and transport.

Dart Casting, Inc.

www.dartcasting.com
  • September 2020
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Active

Dart Casting is a full-service aluminum die casting operation that specializes in low volume, high-mix parts for the consumer, home improvement and industrial end markets.

Burlington Medical, LLC

www.burmed.com
  • July 2020
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Strategic Acquisition

Investment Status: Active

Burlington Medical is a leading manufacturer and reseller of radiation safety equipment for medical professionals. The Company sells a variety of safety items, including aprons, glasses, thyroid shields, gloves, barriers and sleeves.

ArcLight Dynamics, LLC

www.arclightcnc.com
  • July 2020
  • Subordinated Debt and Preferred Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Active

ArcLight Dynamics is a designer and manufacturer of computer numeric control (“CNC”) plasma cutting tables and related equipment. The Company produces cost-effective, entry-level tables for hobbyists and small businesses as well as larger cutting tables used in a variety of industrial settings such as automotive, aerospace and manufacturing.

Wild Wing Hospitality, Inc.

www.wildwingrestaurants.com
  • February 2020
  • Senior Debt and Warrant
  • Recapitalization

Investment Status: Active

Wild Wing Hospitality is a franchisor of fast-casual restaurants, consisting of 95 franchise locations in Canada.

Power Vac, LLC

  • August 2019
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Recapitalization

Investment Status: Active

Headquartered in Novi, MI, Power Vac is a provider of hydro-excavation services as well as plumbing, electrical and HVAC maintenance and repair services to retailers, municipalities, utilities, contractors, schools and hospitals. The Company has a history of being acquisitive and maintains a diversified customer base of mostly small- and medium-sized enterprises.

Cabinet Essentials Group, LLC (ShelfGenie)

  • July 2019
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Recapitalization

Investment Status: Inactive

Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, ShelfGenie is a leading franchisor of custom glide-out shelving solutions for residential kitchens, pantries and bathrooms. The Company was founded in 2000 and has grown its franchisee base to include 35+ franchise partners covering 125+ territories across the United States and Canada.

SaveOn Everything, LLC

  • June 2019
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Recapitalization

Investment Status: Active

SaveOn Everything is a Michigan-based provider of community-focused direct mail and digital marketing services. The Company operates in four primary metro areas in the Midwest and Southeast and maintains a diversified customer base of mostly small- and medium-sized enterprises. Advertisements are generally business-to-consumer (“B2C”) and the vast majority contain a coupon component.

American Alloy

www.american-alloy.com
  • November 2018
  • Subordinated Debt and Preferred Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Active

American Alloy is a Pacific Northwest-based manufacturer of short-run, metal production components and subassemblies that has an extensive range of fabrication and finishing capabilities. The Company serves customers in the food packaging, aerospace maintenance, repair and overhaul, construction safety equipment and telecommunications infrastructure industries.

Republic Fire Protection

www.republicfireprotection.com
  • July 2018
  • Subordinated Debt and Preferred Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Republic Fire Protection is a diversified fire-protection services business focused in the Southeastern United States. Services include periodic inspections, safety code compliance, maintenance and installation of fire extinguishers, sprinkler systems, alarm systems and suppression. The Company serves commercial customers such as industrial facilities, warehouses, office buildings, multi-tenant housing, churches and retail centers.

Tighe Logistics Group, Inc.

tighe-co.com
  • April 2018
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Active

Tighe Logistics Group provides third-party logistics services to a diversified client base. The Company offers a full suite of services, including temperature-controlled transportation and warehousing, in the New England region.

PLM Holdings, LLC

www.plmus.com
  • January 2018
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Active

PLM Holdings provides asphalt and concrete surface repair, replacement, maintenance and construction services in the Rocky Mountain region. The Company performs these services for suburban municipalities, industrial customers, property managers, home owner associations and general contractors.

EnviroForensics, LLC

www.enviroforensics.com
  • June 2017
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

EnviroForensics provides specialty remediation consulting services, primarily to the dry-cleaning industry. Through its unique competency in insurance archeology, the Company is able to help the owners of contaminated properties identify and negotiate insurance coverage for remediation costs from prior policies.

Cox Transportation Services, Inc.

www.truckingforamerica.com
  • March 2017
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Recapitalization

Investment Status: Inactive

Cox Transportation Services is an expedited truckload freight transportation services firm focused on time-sensitive intermediate and long-haul routes throughout the United States. The Company also operates a freight brokerage operation.

Allivet, Inc.

www.allivet.com
  • February 2017
  • Subordinated Debt and Preferred Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Active

Allivet, a leading pet pharmacy founded in 1992, provides quality prescription and over-the-counter pet medications with an enhanced subscription technology. The company also provides strategic partnership solutions to customers through retail and e-commerce channels. Their market pioneering ‘PetRx-as-a-Service’ platform business is growing rapidly with marquee partners such as American Kennel Club (AKC), Tractor Supply, PetSmart, Giant Eagle, and others.

Truesdell Holding Company

www.truesdellcorp.com
  • February 2017
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Truesdell Holding Company provides repair, rehabilitation, strengthening and maintenance of complex concrete structures such as bridges, dams and parking garages throughout the United States, with an unique core competency in polymeric coatings.

Shape Dynamics International, Inc./Anderson Global

www.andersonglobal.com
  • September 2016
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Dividend and Recapitalization

Investment Status: Active

Shape Dynamics International is a leading tooling manufacturer providing design, engineering and production services to foundries and manufacturers serving the automotive, heavy-equipment, military, agricultural, marine, appliance and aerospace industries.

Hygrade Metal Moulding Manufacturing Corp

www.hygrademetal.com
  • May 2016
  • Subordinated Debt, Preferred Equity and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Active

Hygrade Metal Moulding Manufacturing Corp designs, manufacturers and markets a full range of roll-formed steel and aluminum components utilized primarily by North American residential window and door manufacturers. The Company’s products are used to improve the thermal efficiency of insulating glass (“IG”) and to enhance the appearance and strength of windows and doors. Its products are primarily used in vinyl windows and include stiffeners, spacers, muntin and screen frames.

Lime Light CRM, Inc.

www.limelightcrm.com
  • February 2016
  • Subordinated Debt and Warrant
  • Strategic Acquisition

Investment Status: Inactive

Lime Light CRM operates an electronic transaction gateway (i.e., data interchange) for transacting customer payments made to merchants via cards (credit cards, debit cards, prepaid cards, PayPal transactions, ACH, etc.). The Company focuses specifically on e-commerce payments made via mobile devices.

MMGY Global, LLC

www.mmgyglobal.com
  • February 2016
  • Subordinated Debt, Preferred Equity and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Active

MMGY Global is the world’s largest independent and fully integrated marketing services provider exclusively focused on the travel, hospitality, destination entertainment and leisure markets, providing a full range of marketing services, including advertising, public relations, social media management and program management.

Retail Franchisor

  • January 2016
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Active

The Company is a franchisor of over 340 newsstands in North America, leasing space from 40 square feet to 3,300 square feet in high traffic, easily accessed lobby locations, transit locations, high‐rise office towers, shopping centers and street stores. Units are essentially convenience stores operating in a wide variety of locations such as hotels, casinos, subways, large offices and residential projects.

Bristol Graphics, Inc. d/b/a Bristol ID Technologies

www.bristolid.com
  • November 2015
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Active

Bristol Graphics is a niche manufacturer of non-financial plastic cards used primarily for access control/security, loyalty/gift/hospitality programs and promotional applications. The Company has a particular focus on RFID-enabled cards which are increasingly used in access control and security applications.

Olson Brothers Pro-Vac, LLC d/b/a Pro-Vac

www.pro-vac.com
  • November 2015
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Pro-Vac is a leading regional provider of hydro-excavation, pipe inspection, trap pumping and other services. These services are used by utilities, municipalities, construction companies and environmental firms as a safer means (than backhoes and other forms of earth moving) of exploring, digging, maintaining and servicing underground water, gas, sewer, electric and other utility infrastructure.

Burlington Medical, LLC

www.burmed.com
  • May 2015
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Active

Burlington Medical is a leading manufacturer and reseller of radiation safety equipment for medical professionals. The Company sells a variety of safety items, including aprons, glasses, thyroid shields, gloves, barriers and sleeves.

Transnetyx, Inc.

www.transnetyx.com
  • April 2015
  • Subordinated Debt and Warrant
  • Independent Sponsor Recapitalization

Investment Status: Inactive

Transnetyx performs genotyping used in various genetics-related studies, which are required to create appropriate control groups to assess efficacy.

Herbers Autobody Repair, Inc.

www.herbersautobody.com
  • April 2015
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Recapitalization

Investment Status: Inactive

Herbers Autobody Repair operates a chain of five large autobody repair and refinishing facilities that have been serving the Canadian market for decades.

Brite-Line Technologies, LLC

www.brite-line.com
  • March 2015
  • Subordinated Debt, Preferred Equity and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Brite-Line Technologies is a leading manufacturer and marketer of engineered, high-performance pavement marking tape for the North American and European markets.

Wild Wing Hospitality, Inc.

www.wildwingrestaurants.com
  • March 2015
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Wild Wing Hospitality is a franchisor of fast-casual restaurants, consisting of 95 franchise locations in Canada.

On Location, Inc.

www.onlocationind.com
  • February 2015
  • Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Active

On Location is a nationwide provider of labor management needs (install and dismantle) for exhibits (e.g., tradeshows), events (e.g., annual meetings) and environments (e.g., lobby buildouts). The Company’s operations teams cover all of the major convention markets as well as many of the secondary markets.

Seaboard Folding Box Company, Inc.

www.seaboardbox.com
  • August 2014
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Recapitalization

Investment Status: Inactive

Seaboard Folding Box Company fabricates printed, folded, paperboard cartons primarily for the food, hardware and pharmaceutical end-markets, with a core competency in servicing customers with short-run, quick-turnaround orders.

Impact XM, Inc.

www.impact-xm.com
  • January 2014
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Recapitalization

Investment Status: Active

  • February 2015
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Strategic Acquisition

Investment Status: Active

Impact XM provides strategy, design, program management, fabrication, logistics and storage of displays for exhibits (e.g., tradeshows), events (e.g., annual meetings) and environments (e.g., lobby build-outs). The Company also rents displays and various equipment used in displays, including audio/visual equipment, tables/chairs, food/beverage servers, etc.

Ashland Industries Holdings, Inc.

www.ashlandind.com
  • November 2013
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Ashland Industries Holdings is a leading manufacturer of earthmoving equipment, specifically tractor-drawn scrapers serving the agricultural, industrial and construction markets. The Company has an excellent reputation for quality and holds a high market share in the segments in which it competes. It has a strategic partnership with a major tractor OEM to build scrapers that are compatible with its tractors and sold through their dealers.

PCI Partners, LLC d/b/a Pumps and Controls

www.pumptx.com
  • November 2013
  • Subordinated Debt, Preferred Equity and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Pumps and Controls operates as an exclusive and semi-exclusive wholesale distributor of water treatment equipment and accessories manufactured by a leading OEM. Primary product lines include chemical metering pumps, controllers and accessories.

Fire-Dex, LLC

www.firedex.com
  • July 2013
  • Subordinated Debt and Preferred Equity
  • Recapitalization

Investment Status: Inactive

Fire-Dex is one of the largest manufacturers of protective clothing for firefighters in the U.S. The Company is a leading industry innovator and offers a full line of coats, pants, helmets, gloves, hoods and boots.

Farren International, LLC

www.hwfarreninc.com
  • May 2013
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Independent Sponsor Recapitalization

Investment Status: Inactive

Farren International provides specialty industrial logistics solutions, including rigging/de-rigging, millwright work, heavy-haul trucking, turnkey plant relocations, sensitive cargo trucking and other ancillary services. Its services are generally mission-critical, time-sensitive and require highly customized solutions. The Company’s customer base includes Fortune 500 companies and spans a variety of industries around the world.

Unique Fabricating, Inc.

www.uniquefab.com
  • March 2013
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Active

Founded in 1979, Unique Fabricating is a leader in the engineering and manufacture of multi-material foam, rubber and plastic components utilized in noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) dampening, acoustical management, water and air sealing, decorative and other functional applications within the North American automotive market.

Organic Waste Oil Recycler

  • February 2013
  • Subordinated Debt and Preferred Equity
  • Growth Capital

Investment Status: Inactive

The company is a renewable waste-to-energy company targeting the used cooking oils market. It operates its own waste oil collection fleet and recycling centers, and through its proprietary processes converts the used oils to valuable commodities, such as biodiesel, agricultural feedstock and inputs for other industrial applications.

Floratine Products Group, Inc.

www.floratine.com
  • December 2012
  • Subordinated Debt and Preferred Equity
  • Recapitalization

Investment Status: Inactive

Floratine Products Group formulates, manufactures and distributes proprietary foliar biostimulants, nutrients and soil amendments primarily used to manage turfgrass on golf courses and in professional sports stadiums.

Logo Brands, Inc.

www.logobrands.com
  • October 2012
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Management Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Logo Brands is a designer and distributor of licensed sports and leisure products. The Company is a leader in the non-apparel licensed product market, focused on folding chairs, tents, bags, blankets and coolers.

Smith Brothers Tool Company

www.smithbrotherstool.com
  • September 2012
  • Subordinated Debt and Preferred Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Smith Brothers Tool Company is an ISO 9001 and AS9100 Rev C certified manufacturer of precision, custom tooling primarily for the aerospace and, to a lesser degree, automotive industries. Products include lay-up tools, bond tooling, check fixtures, destructive test fixtures, precision machine stands, shipping frames, assembly fixtures, drill assemblies and other high-precision medium- and large-scale tools.

Whitewater Brands, LLC

www.whitewaterbrands.com
  • September 2012
  • Subordinated Debt and Preferred Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Whitewater Brands is one of the nation’s largest business-to-business (“B2B”) cataloguers and direct marketing (i.e., outbound call center and e-commerce) companies serving the automotive body and mechanical repair shop industries, and, to a lesser degree, the veterinary, construction and trucking industries.

The LIT Group, LLC

www.litigationservices.com
  • June 2012
  • Subordinated Debt and Preferred Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout and Strategic Acquisition

Investment Status: Inactive

The LIT Group provides deposition and litigation support services to law firms, Fortune 500 corporations and regulatory agencies. Its services include document processing, court reporting, video deposition services, trial services, case management and electronic discovery collection, processing and production. The Company has 24 offices throughout four Southwestern states.

CMK OPS, Inc. d/b/a Carmel Car & Limousine Service

www.carmellimo.com
  • December 2011
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Recapitalization

Investment Status: Inactive

Carmel Car & Limousine Service is the leading dispatcher of community cars providing transportation services primarily to and from major metro airports in the Northeast. The Company has a leading market share and the largest fleet of affiliated drivers in its area of operation.

L.A.T Sportswear

www.latapparel.com
  • December 2011
  • Subordinated Debt and Preferred Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Active

L.A.T Sportswear designs, sources and distributes proprietary textile products that are mostly sold to wholesalers and clothing customizers for eventual resale to various retail channels.

Dakota Dry Bean, Inc.

www.dakotadrybean.com
  • December 2011
  • Subordinated Debt and Preferred Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Dakota Dry Bean is an innovative processor of dry peas and beans, producing a variety of commercial food stuffs such as fiber, flour, starches and “splits” used in foreign aid food programs, processed foods and pet foods. The Company operates five specialized facilities located in key growing regions of the Northern Plains.

Allstar Magnetics, LLC

www.allstarmagnetics.com
  • May 2011
  • Subordinated Debt, Preferred Equity and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Active

Allstar Magnetics is a leading North American distributor of specialty metallurgical parts for use in consumer electronics, military, medical equipment, oil and gas, wind power generation, aerospace and general industrial applications.

Equibrand Holding Corporation

www.equibrand.com
  • May 2011
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Independent Sponsor Recapitalization

Investment Status: Inactive

Equibrand Holding Corporation is a diversified equestrian products and service provider with leading market positions in equestrian accessories, publishing and event management.

Computer Integrated Services, LLC

www.cisus.com
  • March 2011
  • Subordinated Debt and Preferred Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Active

  • February 2015
  • Subordinated Debt and Preferred Equity
  • Recapitalization and Strategic Acquisition

Investment Status: Active

Computer Integrated Services is a provider of enterprise-level information technology implementation, integration and maintenance services. The Company has hundreds of clients and provides a wide suite of I.T. services and support, including network design, systems implementation, lifecycle maintenance, disaster recovery, outsourced IT functions and identity management/security.

Kiosk Information Systems, Inc.

www.kiosk.com
  • January 2011
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Kiosk Information Systems designs, fabricates and assembles customized, self-service kiosk systems for businesses and governments. These kiosk systems allow the customer to reduce transaction and labor costs, improve internal and external communications, collect real-time information and generate additional revenue through digital advertising.

Triad Racing Technologies, LLC

www.triadrt.com
  • August 2010
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Independent Sponsor Recapitalization

Investment Status: Inactive

Triad Racing Technologies is a leading supplier of racing engines and other parts to motor sports teams.

Particle Dynamics International, LLC

www.particledynamics.com
  • June 2010
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Particle Dynamics International is a manufacturer of pharma-grade ingredients, such as calcium carbonate and magnesium carbonate, which are used by the pharmaceutical, vitamin, mineral and nutritional food industries globally.

Tex Tech Industries, Inc.

  • June 2010
  • Senior Debt
  • Recapitalization

Investment Status: Inactive

Tex Tech Industries is a leading manufacturer of highly-engineered, woven and non-woven fabrics used in numerous industrial applications, including aerospace, mass transportation, aviation, defense, filtration, ballistics and fire blocking. The Company is also the dominant worldwide supplier of high-performance tennis ball felt. The Company operates facilities in the Northeast U.S. and China.

Copperhead Chemical Company, Inc.

  • July 2009
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Recapitalization

Investment Status: Inactive

Copperhead Chemical Company is the only FDA-approved North American manufacturer of diluted nitroglycerin used in pharmaceutical products. In addition to its medical market, the Company supplies nitroglycerin-based compounds to the U.S. military and the cosmetics industry.

Walpar, LLC

  • July 2009
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Walpar is the leading designer and manufacturer of overhead highway signage structures in the Southeastern and Middle Atlantic United States. The Company designs and manufactures highly-engineered, cantilevered and road-spanning structures that typically hold D.O.T. road signage, but also can be designed to hold electronic traffic instruction signage, traffic cameras and the like.

Aerospace Manufacturing Group, Inc./AMG Huntington Beach, LLC

  • March 2009
  • Subordinated Debt, Preferred Equity and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Aerospace Manufacturing Group is the holding company for two high-precision machining and engineering companies that provide mission-critical components to aerospace and defense OEMs and systems suppliers. The Company’s core competency is manufacturing complex milled and machined parts from small to very large sizes (i.e., in excess of 70 ft.) that require extremely tight tolerances, unique metallurgical properties and multi-step production engineering.

Wisconsin Pharmacal Company, LLC

  • January 2009
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Recapitalization

Investment Status: Inactive

Wisconsin Pharmacal Company is a manufacturer and distributor of niche consumer products for the outdoor recreation and over-the-counter health and hygiene markets that are sold mostly through drug store chains as either branded or private-label products.

Kool Holdings, LLC

  • December 2008
  • Subordinated Debt and Preferred Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Kool Holdings is a holding company comprised of two operating divisions; one a leading manufacturer and distributor of automotive aftermarket air conditioning condensers and the other a distributor of coils and condensers used in various commercial cooling and refrigeration applications.

Tattoo Manufacturing, Inc.

  • December 2008
  • Subordinated Debt and Preferred Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

TM International is the world’s largest producer of temporary tattoos which are used in a wide variety of corporate promotional and consumer applications. Products are sold under a variety of brands and through multiple distribution channels, including specialty advertising distributors, on-line merchants and via retailers such as mass merchandisers and specialty stores.

WatchGuard Video

  • June 2008
  • Subordinated Debt and Preferred Equity
  • Growth Capital and Minority Shareholder Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

WatchGuard Video is a market leader in the design and manufacture of in-car audio/visual recording equipment for law enforcement used to record events for subsequent playback. The Company was the first to provide an in-car video system that records directly to re-writable DVD-Video discs, allowing for easy storage and transfer of event video.

ClingZ, Inc.

  • May 2008
  • Subordinated Debt and Preferred Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

ClingZ is a manufacturer of electrostatic, printable films which are distributed to specialty printers for mostly advertising and marketing applications, such as pharmaceutical posters, retail displays, post cards and magazine inserts. The Company’s products are manufactured using multiple patented and proprietary processes which give them unique physical properties, most notably a light electrostatic charge allowing the films to cling to almost any flat, clean surface.

Primary Physicians Research

  • April 2008
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Primary Physicians Research is an investigative medical research business that conducts clinical trials for the pharmaceutical industry with a focus on vaccines. The Company is responsible for recruiting patients, dispensing a trial drug or placebo to the patient and collecting patient data during the course of the investigation.

Uniflight, LLC

  • March 2008
  • Subordinated Debt and Preferred Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Uniflight is a full-service provider of maintenance services for helicopters, offering overhaul, repair and replacement parts principally for Bell Helicopters.

Southland Sanitation, Inc.

  • February 2008
  • Subordinated Debt and Preferred Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Southland Sanitation is a residential, commercial and light industrial waste hauler, operating in and around a Southeastern metropolitan center.

Crimson Trace Corporation

  • December 2007
  • Subordinated Debt and Preferred Equity
  • Recapitalization and Minority Shareholder Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Crimson Trace Corporation is the world leader in the design and manufacture of laser sights for firearms, and was the first to offer grip-integrated laser sights for guns. The Company has a multi-patented system that builds the laser, power source and activation switch directly into the handgrip.

Aerospace Manufacturing Group, Inc./AMG Torrance, LLC

  • December 2007
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Aerospace Manufacturing Group manufactures composite aero-structures for the commercial and military aircraft industries, supplying aircraft ducting, interior panels, ballistic materials, air filtration systems, structural carbon fiber parts and many other components that are used on dozens of aircraft platforms.

Rowley Company, LLC

  • August 2007
  • Subordinated Debt and Preferred Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Rowley Company is a distributor of products, tools and fasteners used in the manufacture and installation of window treatments and home décor items such as quilts, pillows and upholstery products. The Company products are sold to custom fabricators and professional installers nationwide and in 50 countries.

Stampede Presentation Products, Inc.

  • July 2007
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Recapitalization

Investment Status: Inactive

Stampede Presentation Products is a specialty distributor of commercial grade display products, including projectors, thin displays (plasma, LCD & LED) and related accessory products such as mounts, screens, cables, speakers, etc., used in educational, corporate and governmental applications. The Company serves as a “demand aggregator” for smaller electronics dealers, distributors and installers, providing access to the industry’s newest and most advanced A/V equipment.

DMW Worldwide, LLC

  • June 2007
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Recapitalization

Investment Status: Inactive

DMW Worldwide is a full-service, direct-response marketing agency. Its clients include insurers, not-for-profit companies and public television stations. The Company designs custom direct marketing programs to acquire, support and retain customers, offering a turnkey approach to direct marketing including creative, graphical, execution, quality control, customer maintenance, enrollment and other services.

Cass Polymers, Inc.

  • April 2007
  • Subordinated Debt, Preferred Equity and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Cass Polymers is a specialty chemical manufacturing company that produces several lines of commercial, industrial and military floor coatings as well as a line of resins, adhesives and fillers for the automotive, yachting and industrial tooling markets.

E-Mon, LLC

  • February 2007
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

E-Mon is a market leader in the design and manufacture of electrical utility submeters and related energy management systems. The Company’s products are ideally suited to monitor energy use within a multi-tenant building or group of buildings, such as office towers and apartment complexes. It also offers complete energy management solutions, including energy optimization and tenant-usage billing software packages.

TPG Mt. Vernon Marine, LLC

  • January 2007
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

TPG Mt. Vernon Marine is an inland waterway harbor-services business which provides various services to barge and dock owners. The Company’s primary business is providing boat services which principally include moving barges from one point to another, such as to and from docks and barge fleets. Long-haul tug boat operators that push up to 30 barges at a time use the Company to remove or add barges from their loads at its river port location. It also provides a variety of repair and maintenance services to barge owners.

Trans-Cycle Industries, Inc.

  • December 2006
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Trans-Cycle Industries specializes in recycling, refurbishing and disposing of transformers and other oil-filled electrical equipment, including PCB-contaminated components. The Company generates revenue by assessing fees for safe disposal of oil-filled electrical equipment and the sale of recovered materials such as copper, steel and other valuable metals. It is one of only a handful of firms in the U.S. qualified to dispose of PCB-laden components.

WorkLife Financial, Inc.

  • October 2006
  • Subordinated Debt and Preferred Equity
  • Recapitalization and Growth Capital

Investment Status: Inactive

WorkLife Financial is a professional employer organization that provides integrated human resources services to small- and medium-sized businesses. The Company’s personnel management system offers various services, including benefits and payroll administration, health and workers’ compensation insurance programs, employer liability management and personnel records management.

Haskell Jewels, LLC

  • October 2006
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Haskell Jewels is a leading designer, marketer and distributor of fashion jewelry (a/k/a costume jewelry). Founded in 1926, the Company sells both its own branded products and licensed products, including several well-known designer brands, to a wide range of retailers.

Etransmedia Technology, Inc.

  • June 2006
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Growth Capital

Investment Status: Inactive

Etransmedia Technology is a provider of medical transcription and medical revenue cycle management services to over 150 small- to medium-sized physician’s practices, primarily in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States.

Floratine Products Group, Inc.

  • February 2006
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Management Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Floratine Products Group formulates, manufactures and distributes proprietary foliar biostimulants, nutrients and soil amendments primarily used to manage turfgrass on golf courses and in professional sports stadiums.

ES3, Inc.

  • February 2006
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Management Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

ES3 specializes in developing creative programs and curriculum used by automotive, truck and heavy equipment OEMs to launch new products, primarily to their retail sales forces. In addition, the Company develops creative programs and training materials used to educate and inform automotive sales and service teams on existing OEM products.

TriStar Global Energy Solutions, Inc.

  • February 2006
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Strategic Acquisition

Investment Status: Inactive

TriStar Global Energy Solutions provides tank cleaning and related services to the U.S. oil refinery, pipeline and power generation industries. With Peninsula’s financial support, the Company acquired a formulator and marketer of specialty chemicals used in the decontamination, degassing and cleaning of petrochemical storage vessels and process units in oil refining, power generation and chemical processing plants.

Tensator, Inc.

  • February 2006
  • Subordinated Debt and Senior Term B Debt
  • Independent Sponsor Strategic Acquisition

Investment Status: Inactive

Tensator is a UK-based designer and manufacturer of flexible queue management products used to manage customer flow for retail, entertainment, transportation and other venues. With Peninsula’s financial backing, the Company purchased the largest U.S. distributor of queue management products located in the Northeast. The combined companies are believed to be the largest global providers of such products.

General Wholesale Distributors, LLC

  • December 2005
  • Subordinated Debt and Preferred Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

General Wholesale Distributors is the exclusive regional distributor for a major manufacturer of HVAC systems for residential and light commercial applications, distributing HVAC systems and parts to hundreds of dealers/installers throughout its region.

Interasian Resources Group, LLC

  • November 2005
  • Subordinated Debt and Preferred Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Interasian Resources Group designs, contract manufactures, imports and markets cosmetic bags, travel totes and similar items for fragrance and cosmetic marketers, primarily for use in gift set packaging and gift-with-purchase promotions. The Company also makes handbags for leading fashion companies and electronic device carrying cases (for cell phones, lap tops, etc.) for OEMs and aftermarket suppliers.

Academy of Healing Arts, LLC

  • September 2005
  • Preferred Equity and Common Equity
  • Leveraged Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Academy of Healing Arts is a for-profit, vocational school focused on health career programs with an enrollment level of about 300 students. The Company offers four primary career programs that award students either a diploma or a certificate, including Medical Assistant, Message Therapy, Medical Office IT and Phlebotomy.

Kelly Aerospace, Inc.

  • May 2005
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Recapitalization

Investment Status: Inactive

Kelly Aerospace designs, manufactures and sells a broad range of electrical components, turbochargers, heaters, fuel systems and airframe components for the general aviation market, as well as turbochargers and related performance enhancing products for the performance automotive aftermarket and certain industrial markets.

NAP Tools, LLC

  • January 2005
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Founded in 1941, NAP Tools is a leading manufacturer and distributor of cutting tools and is the nation’s largest servicer of cutting tools. The Company operates 12 regional service centers located throughout the United States and Canada. Peninsula provided additional subsequent financing to support the acquisition of a similar company in Quebec, Canada.

Specialized Packaging Group, Inc.

  • December 2004
  • Subordinated Debt and Preferred Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Recapitalization

Investment Status: Inactive

Specialized Packaging Group is a certified minority-owned converter of box-board into packaging for consumer products companies such as Proctor & Gamble, Unilever and Colgate-Palmolive. The Company operates two state-of-the-art plants that are capable of producing a wide variety of packaging and graphics. It has developed a reputation for its ability to produce technically challenging packaging solutions for its customers.

Americana, LLC

  • October 2004
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Management Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Americana is a residential real estate brokerage company affiliated with the Prudential real estate network. The Company is the largest firm of its kind in its major metro market and is one of the top ten firms in the Prudential network with over 1,000 affiliated agents.

PartsZone, LLC

  • September 2004
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

PartsZone distributes repair and service parts for industrial-grade construction, mining and forestry equipment, specializing in parts for machinery that is no longer actively supported by the OEM.

CMK OPS, Inc. d/b/a Carmel Car & Limousine Service

www.carmellimo.com
  • July 2004
  • Subordinated Debt and Preferred Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Carmel Car & Limousine Service is the leading dispatcher of community cars providing transportation services primarily to and from major metro airports in the Northeast. The Company has a leading market share and the largest fleet of affiliated drivers in its area of operation.

Tex Tech Industries, Inc.

  • June 2004
  • Subordinated Debt and Preferred Equity
  • Management Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Tex Tech Industries is a leading manufacturer of highly-engineered, woven and non-woven fabrics used in numerous industrial applications, including aerospace, mass transportation, aviation, defense, filtration, ballistics and fire blocking. The Company is also the dominant worldwide supplier of high-performance tennis ball felt. The Company operates facilities in the Northeast U.S. and China.

InGEAR Corporation

  • June 2004
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Leveraged Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

InGEAR Corporation is a designer, manufacturer, importer and marketer of a broad range of cut-and-sewn luggage, sports bags, backpacks and soft coolers sold through mass merchandisers and department stores in the United States and Canada.

Tanning Bed, Inc.

  • June 2004
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Growth Capital

Investment Status: Inactive

Tanning Bed operates a chain of indoor tanning centers and is the largest provider of such services in its operating region. The Company’s stores generate over 2.5 million visits annually.

Global Thermoelectric, Inc.

  • May 2004
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Global Thermoelectric is the leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of low-wattage thermoelectric generators in the world. The Company’s products are used to power instrumentation and communication equipment in remote locations that do not have electrical grid access.

Bruegger’s Enterprises, Inc.

  • January 2004
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Recapitalization

Investment Status: Inactive

Bruegger’s Enterprises is one of the largest retail chains of fresh bagel bakeries in the United States. The Company consists of a nationwide system of 243 stores in 17 states, including 127 company-owned stores and 116 franchise stores.

NatRock, Inc./George Schofield Company, Inc.

  • January 2004
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

NatRock is a leading wholesaler and fabricator of specialty stone products used in landscaping and construction. The Company’s product lines consist of cut stone for building facades, decorative aggregates, landscaping sands and specialty gravel mixes used in turf beds for golf courses and stadiums.

Cloud Packaging Solutions, LLC

  • December 2003
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Independent Sponsor Add-On Acquisition

Investment Status: Inactive

Cloud Packaging Solutions is a contract packager of food stuffs, such as powders (i.e., coffee, sugar, powdered drinks), granular products (i.e., ready-to-serve oatmeal, granola) and small pieces (i.e., macaroni, candy). The Company is also a designer and manufacturer of high-speed, form fill/seal (FFS) packaging machinery and related equipment primarily for food companies. Subsequent to the initial investment in October 2000, it acquired a small contract packager serving the OTC pharmaceutical industry, requiring and additional investment.

Retail Pet Distributor

  • December 2003
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Recapitalization and Dividend

Investment Status: Inactive

The Company is the leading distributor of pure-breed puppies to the retail pet industry. It delivers puppies to most major metropolitan areas throughout the U.S. via its fleet of custom-designed, climate-controlled trucks. The Company has developed a rigorous set of standards to safeguard the welfare of its puppies, including requiring breeders to meet certain care standards, maintaining sanitary and comfortable living conditions while at the Company’s facilities and during transport and screening retailers for proper pet care practices.

Tractech, Inc.

  • March 2003
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Warrants
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Tractech is a leading designer and manufacturer of premium quality traction control differential systems and centrifugal clutch assemblies serving both the original equipment and aftermarket sectors.

CIBT, Inc.

  • January 2003
  • Subordinated Debt and Preferred Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

CIBT is the nation’s largest expeditor of international travel documentation (visas and passports) for business travelers. The Company also offers short-term rental of cellular and satellite phones. Subsequent to the initial investment, additional rounds of capital were provided to support the Company’s acquisitions of similar businesses in the U.S. and Europe.

Deckers Outdoor Corporation

  • November 2002
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Strategic Acquisition

Investment Status: Inactive

Deckers Outdoor Corporation designs, sources and markets three branded lines of fashion and functional footwear. The Company’s brands are internationally recognized and are category leaders. Products are mostly sold via major footwear retailers, department stores and mass merchandisers.

Protective Fabric Manufacturer

  • November 2002
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Independent Sponsor Add-On Acquisition

Investment Status: Inactive

The Company is a producer of specialty coated fabrics used in myriad healthcare, industrial, agricultural, marine, awning and graphics applications.

We Care Transportation, Inc.

  • September 2002
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Recapitalization

Investment Status: Inactive

We Care Transportation is a regional provider of specialty transportation services operating in three market segments: non-emergency medical transportation; school bus transport; and leisure and tourism. Transport services are provided via a fleet of specialty vehicles including ambulettes, buses, limousines and coaches.

National Heritage Academies, Inc.

  • September 2002
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Growth Capital

Investment Status: Inactive

National Heritage Academies is one of the nation’s largest operators of public charter schools focusing on elementary grades. Many of its schools are in areas where the public schools have underperformed, offering a publicly-funded alternative to families with children. The Company operates more than 30 schools in Michigan, North Carolina, New York and Ohio.

AT Plastics, Inc.

  • January 2002
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Recapitalization

Investment Status: Inactive

AT Plastics is a specialty chemical company consisting of two business units, a specialty polymers division and an industrial film division. The specialty polymers unit develops and manufactures specialty thermoplastic resins (polymers) for use by producers of plastic products. End-use markets for resin products include thermo-laminating films, automotive trim, medical devices, hot-melt adhesives, flexible packaging, foam applications and tubing/piping. The films unit fabricates large-scale industrial films used as greenhouse covers, silage bags and covers for the construction market. Although headquartered in Ontario with manufacturing facilities in Western Canada, the majority of the Company’s sales are to customers in the U.S.

American Furniture Manufacturing, Inc. & Clearview AFM Investors, LLC

  • September 2001
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Leveraged Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

American Furniture Manufacturing is a low-cost producer of low price-point upholstered furniture used by furniture retailers as promotional items that are often featured in advertising campaigns to help generate store traffic. The Company sells to most major furniture retailers located in the Midwest and Florida.

All-Pak, Inc.

  • July 2001
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Management Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

All-Pak is a packaging design, distribution and logistics company providing its customers with a wide variety of packaging solutions, including metal and plastic drums, plastic bottles, closures, labels, bags and many other packaging components. The Company handles over 4,000 SKUs supplied by some 350 manufacturers, enabling it to offer customers a comprehensive array of packaging solutions. It also provides value-added services such as container cleaning and subassembly. Primary industries served include food & beverage, consumer products and pharmaceuticals.

Garsite/Progress, LLC & Aviation Holding Investments, LLC

  • June 2001
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Garsite is a holding company comprised of two primary operating divisions, one a major manufacturer of FAA-compliant aviation refueling tank trucks and the second a manufacturer of steel and aluminum truck-mounted tanks used in the aviation, agriculture, heating oil and waste-hauling industries. The Company also has a controlling interest in a small company that assembles volumetric concrete mixing trucks (i.e., trucks that carry the components of concrete separately and mix them onsite).

Cloud Packaging Solutions, LLC

  • October 2000
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Cloud Packaging Solutions is a contract packager of food stuffs, such as powders (i.e., coffee, sugar, powdered drinks), granular products (i.e., ready-to-serve oatmeal, granola) and small pieces (i.e., macaroni, candy). The Company is also a designer and manufacturer of high-speed, form fill/seal (FFS) packaging machinery and related equipment primarily for food companies. Subsequent to the initial investment in October 2000, it acquired a small contract packager serving the OTC pharmaceutical industry, requiring and additional investment.

Specialized Packaging Group, Inc.

  • September 2000
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Independent Sponsor Add-On Acquisition

Investment Status: Inactive

Specialized Packaging Group is a certified minority-owned converter of box-board into packaging for consumer products companies such as Proctor & Gamble, Unilever and Colgate-Palmolive. The Company operates two state-of-the-art plants that are capable of producing a wide variety of packaging and graphics. It has developed a reputation for its ability to produce technically challenging packaging solutions for its customers.

Omni Remanufacturing, Inc.

  • September 2000
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Recapitalization

Investment Status: Inactive

Founded in 1981, Omni Remanufacturing is engaged in the remanufacture, configuration, installation, relocation and storage of office furniture, an overwhelming majority of which is Steelcase product. The Company operates its business in two autonomous, but highly synergistic, divisions, one of which is an exclusive provider of remanufactured Steelcase furniture to all Steelcase dealers in an eight state Midwestern region. Its other division specializes in the configuration, delivery, installation, relocation, warehousing and service of office furniture workstations and, for over 14 years, assumed the role of providing 100% of the service operations for one of Steelcase’s largest and most successful dealerships.

Century Foods International

  • August 2000
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Growth Capital

Investment Status: Inactive

Founded in 1991, Century Foods International is a formulator, blender and marketer of dairy ingredients to the food and nutritional products industries. The Company operates out of five plants located in the Midwest. Its core business is the formulation and blending of extracted dry milk ingredients with flavors, colors, etc. for sale to food and sport nutrition companies as both raw materials in their production or finished goods packaged for shipment directly to retailers.

Holm Industries, Inc.

  • June 2000
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Holm Industries is a leading manufacturer of gaskets and corrugated plastic tubes for the appliance, building products and automotive industries. The Company is the largest supplier of refrigerator gaskets and corrugated tubing for the appliance industry in North America. In addition, it is a leader in the market for weatherstrip used in the building products industry. Products are made in five plants located throughout the Midwest and one plant located in Tijuana, Mexico.

Riva Sports, Inc.

  • June 2000
  • Subordinated Debt and Preferred Equity
  • Growth Capital

Investment Status: Inactive

Riva Sports is a designer and marketer of affordable winter recreation and sporting goods products, primarily snowboards and sleds. All manufacturing is outsourced and customers are mostly large mass merchandisers.

Communications Integrators, Inc.

  • June 2000
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Independent Sponsor Recapitalization

Investment Status: Inactive

Founded in 1988, Communications Integrators designs and manufactures quick-connect power components for the office furniture industry. The Company’s products are generally used in modular furniture system applications and provide a broad range of benefits to customers versus traditional power systems, including lower cost, faster installation, easier reconfiguration and improved safety for installers. Its products are sold exclusively through office furniture dealers.

Alsay Holdings, Inc.

  • May 2000
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Founded in 1977, Alsay Holdings specializes in drilling and servicing water wells for both the public and private sectors. Water well servicing and drilling is a very regional business, and all of the Company’s work is within a 100-mile radius of a major Southwestern metropolitan area. It is the largest water well drilling and servicing company in its market, with more drilling rigs than any competitor and an extensive knowledge of local geology and regulatory requirements.

Delafoil Holdings, Inc.

  • March 2000
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Leveraged Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Founded in 1979, Delafoil Holdings is a deep-draw stamper, manufacturer and assembler of parts used mostly in consumer electronics. The Company provides critical parts to most of the major television manufacturers with North American production facilities.

Plast-O-Foam, LLC

  • February 2000
  • Subordinated Debt and Preferred Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Founded in 1981, Plast-O-Foam is a producer of large-scale, injection molded service parts (i.e., post production parts) for the automotive industry. The majority of its business is Tier 1 to General Motors Corporation and Ford Motor Company. The Company’s core competencies are rapid tool changeover to enable short production runs and an ability to use a wide variety of resins. Approximately 60% of all parts also have some post-molding, valued-added services performed prior to customer delivery, such as painting, plating and/or assembly.

Cass Polymers, Inc.

  • November 1999
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Independent Sponsor Recap and Growth Capital

Investment Status: Inactive

Cass Polymers is a specialty chemical manufacturing company that produces several lines of commercial, industrial and military floor coatings as well as a line of resins, adhesives and fillers for the automotive, yachting and industrial tooling markets.

FNF Construction, Inc.

  • November 1999
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

FNF Construction is an infrastructure construction Company, specializing mostly in asphalt paving but also providing structural concrete fabrication, highway/airport runway painting and drainage/storm-water system construction. The Company has expanded its capabilities and market share to the point that it has become one of the leading infrastructure construction firms in the Southwest. It generally serves as the prime contractor for public sector customers such as federal, state and local governmental authorities in the states of Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico and California.

Foodhandler, Inc.

  • October 1999
  • Subordinated Debt and Common Equity
  • Leveraged Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Foodhandler is a wholesaler of mostly branded, disposable barrier-protection products, such as disposable gloves, plastic aprons, industrial gloves and hair caps, used in the food service and health care industries. Founded in 1969, the Company has evolved from a limited product line distributor to a branded product and food safety service Company. Customers are primarily distribution companies focusing on the food and healthcare sectors.

Nelson Metal Products Corporation

  • August 1999
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Growth Capital

Investment Status: Inactive

Nelson Metal Products is a full-service supplier of medium and large aluminum die castings, and is a Tier-1 supplier to both Ford and GM. Produced parts are generally large and/or complex castings such as transmission cases, oil pans, engine bedplates and accessory items. To better serve its customers, the Company has two production centers located in the Midwest and Southeast United States.

Antiqueland USA, Inc.

  • June 1999
  • Subordinated Debt, Preferred Equity and Common Equity
  • Independent Sponsor Add-On

Investment Status: Inactive

Founded in 1998, Antiqueland USA is among the first multi-site operators of large footprint (i.e., 25,000 – 100,000 sq. ft.) “antique malls”, which are collections of small, independent retailers of niche products. At the time of the investment, the Company operated 7 antique malls, including five in the Southwest and Midwest.

Paramount Cards Holding Corp.

  • April 1999
  • Subordinated Debt, Preferred Equity and Common Equity
  • Leveraged Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Paramount Cards is a publisher of greeting cards that it distributes primarily through deep-discount card shops (including its own chain of 67 card shops), party stores and other discount retail channels. One of the largest greeting card makers in the U.S., the Company specializes in more traditional, premium quality cards that retail at prices 50% or more below the printed price on the card.

Brown Plastics Machinery, LLC

  • December 1998
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Brown Plastics Machinery was initially was a consortium of five unrelated companies, all involved in the manufacture and rebuilding of plastics industry machinery and tools. After the acquisition, the new owners set about restructuring the Company by selling three of the entities and focusing their efforts on the remaining two, a manufacturer of rotary thermoforming equipment and a contract rebuilder/refurbisher of machine tools.

International Resources, LLC

  • November 1998
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Founded in 1991, International Resources designs, contract manufactures, markets and sells collectibles, primarily during the Christmas selling season, under trademarked names. The Company sells its products through over 800 stores in 45 states.

Specialized Packaging Group, Inc.

  • August 1998
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Specialized Packaging Group is a certified minority-owned converter of box-board into packaging for consumer products companies such as Proctor & Gamble, Unilever and Colgate-Palmolive. The Company operates two state-of-the-art plants that are capable of producing a wide variety of packaging and graphics. It has developed a reputation for its ability to produce technically challenging packaging solutions for its customers.

Morley Candy Makers, Inc.

  • June 1998
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Recapitalization and Growth Capital

Investment Status: Inactive

Founded in 1919, Morley Candy Makers is a well-known regional chocolate and confection maker. The Company produces and sells high-end boxed chocolates into the fund-raising, private label and retail channels, and produces a regionally renowned brand of chocolates and ice cream toppings.

PWD Holding Company

  • December 1997
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Management Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

PWD Holding Company is the exclusive regional distributor for a major window and door manufacturer. The Company sells to local and national home builders, professional remodelers and homeowners. The manufacturer is one of the three largest window makers in the US, and its windows are widely considered to be among the best aluminum-clad wood products in the market. The Company is one of the window maker’s largest and most profitable distributors.

BIW Connector Systems, LLC

  • December 1997
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

BIW Connector Systems is a manufacturer of highly-engineered, patented electrical connectors and cable/connector systems for harsh and demanding environments. The Company’s connectors/cables are used in crude oil production, aircraft ground power, military equipment, underwater environments and various other rigorous applications. The end users of its products include petroleum companies, oil field service/equipment companies, major airlines and the U.S. government.

Hahn Elastomer Corporation

  • August 1997
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout and Growth Capital

Investment Status: Inactive

Hahn Elastomer Corporation manufactures and distributes functional elastomeric extrusions/co-extrusions, die-cut parts and molded rubber products to the heavy appliance and automotive industries. The Company’s primary competitive strength is its ability to reliably manufacture complex extrusions/co-extrusions (a seamless fusion of two elastomers into a single functional component) to demanding tolerances.

Concrete Cutting & Breaking, Inc.

  • July 1997
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Growth Capital

Investment Status: Inactive

Founded in 1974, Concrete Cutting & Breaking provides concrete cutting, sawing, boring and controlled breaking services to contractors in all segments of the construction industry. Based in the Midwest and with branches located throughout the Eastern United States, the Company is a leader in the controlled removal of all types of concrete structures, including bridges, roads and buildings.

Palestra/SFI, LLC

  • July 1997
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Founded in 1891, Palestra is the dominant fresh seafood distributor for a major Midwestern city and its surrounding communities. The Company further cemented its market position when it acquired its principal competitor in 1995.

Kyrus Corporation

  • May 1997
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Management Buyout

Investment Status: Inactive

Kyrus Corporation is a leading U.S. marketer of retail Point-of-Sale (“POS”) systems, including sourcing and installing the hardware and integrating the software and peripherals, primarily in the supermarket and specialty retail industries. The Company has an installed base of national retailers including Kroger, A&P, Eddie Bauer, Talbot’s and Wendy’s, and is a leading provider of IBM POS systems.

Prelude Systems, Inc.

  • May 1997
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Growth Capital

Investment Status: Inactive

Prelude Systems is a developer, marketer and installer of computer hardware and software solutions for multi-site distribution companies. Founded in 1979, the Company has an installed base of over two hundred systems nationwide. its products are best suited for mid-sized distributors with annual revenue under $250 million, requiring computer systems to support between 20 and 1,000 users.

Irvine Optical Company, LLC

  • March 1997
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Independent Sponsor Buyout and Growth Capital

Investment Status: Inactive

Irvine Optical Company manufactures handling, sorting and inspection equipment used in the manufacture of semiconductor wafers. The Company’s product lines include machinery that manipulates wafers into view of microscopes for inspection (micro-inspection systems), products that manipulate wafers in front of bright lights for inspection by the human eye (macro-inspection systems) and handling and sorting equipment — including related logistics and operator interface software — used to direct the flow of the wafers within manufacturing cells (wafer handling/sorting systems).

Medicap Pharmacies, Inc.

  • November 1996
  • Subordinated Debt
  • Management Buyout and Growth Capital

Investment Status: Inactive

Founded in 1971, Medicap Pharmacies is a franchiser of small footprint (i.e., 1,000 – 1,600 sq. ft.) pharmacies. The Company has over 140 locations and is the 18th largest pharmaceutical chain in the country based on the number of stores. The large majority of stores are owned by a pharmacist/manager. Stores focus exclusively on the sale of prescription pharmaceuticals and value-added pharmacist services such as patient counseling.

It has been a pleasure to work with the people at Peninsula. During good times, they have been supportive of our growth. When our business faced challenging economic times, their trust in our management team, financial support and willingness to adjust our capital structure helped to navigate to a stable and healthy position.”

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Randy Gottlieb
CEO, Hygrade

We are now better positioned than ever to serve our clients with a level of global talent and expertise that is setting a new standard for agency partners. Thank you to Karl LaPeer, Andrew Wiegand, Dennis Murphy and the team at Peninsula for supporting us at every turn the last 7+ years.”

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Katie Briscoe
CEO, MMGY Global

Peninsula has been an invaluable partner for Weave. Of the various capital partners we considered, Peninsula treated us like a true partner throughout the process, engaging in honest and transparent dialog.…”

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Austin Neudecker
Partner, Weave Growth

…Our client had an instant connection with the Peninsula team, which carried all the way through negotiations, due diligence and the inevitable complexities that emerge in any transaction.…”

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Chris Goeglein
Managing Principal, True North Strategic Advisors LLC

Chris Gessner and Peninsula have been our go-to capital partner for years now. Their ability and desire to work through difficult and challenging deal issues sets them apart from other capital partners.

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Greg Bregstone
Partner, Woodlawn Partners

From the very beginning, we have had a very collaborative and enjoyable partnership with Peninsula. We built camaraderie through challenges that could stress relationships. ”

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John Harrison
Managing Partner, A111 Capital

In my experience, strategic alignment of stakeholders is the most critical element of success for a private equity-backed business. The Peninsula team does a fantastic job of communicating with management to ensure such alignment.…”

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Burton Heiss
CEO, Escapology

To find a partner that shared our passion was a prerequisite that we thought we’d struggle to find, but from the get go Peninsula showed a real understanding and empathy for our business and the people within it. We’re over a year in and we’re delighted with our decision and remain firmly on track to achieve our ambitious long-term goals.”

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Simon Davison
Founder, Escapology

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David Janks
President, Power Vac, LLC

When we sold our company to Peninsula, I had many questions, and some anxiety, about how we would be treated post-deal. Seven years later, all of those questions have been answered. It could not be a more fulfilling (and successful) partnership.”

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Clayton Reid
Executive Chairman, MMGY Global, LLC

Over the past seven years, Peninsula Capital Partners has been instrumental in supporting the Burlington Team’s transition from a small unsophisticated company to a global leader in the radiation protection industry.…”

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Lee Ann Fachko
CEO, Burlington Medical, LLC

… James Illikman and Peninsula took a different approach and looked at the longer-term opportunity and invested the time and resources into making the business stronger.”

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Clark McKeown
President & CEO, Wild Wing Hospitality Inc.

Partnering with Peninsula has been one of the best decisions we have made thus far as an independent sponsor. The team is highly disciplined, applies strong analytics and consistently displays a high level of integrity….”

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Edwin Burke
Managing Partner, Pillsman Partners, LLC