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Capital Partners 2016 Review
February 8, 2017
Capital Partners, Inc. 2016 highlights included completing four corporate add-ons acquisitions, two portfolio company exits and the addition of three professionals to our team.
February: Breen Acquired Hudson Color Concentrates
Breen (www.breencolor.com) is a manufacturer and distributor of color and additive concentrate products that are used in the plastics industry. Hudson (www.hudsoncolor.com) is a leading regional manufacturer of custom-compounded color and additive concentrates.
February: Capital Partners Exits Weaver Leather
Weaver Leather (www.weaverleather.com) is a leader in equine, livestock show, arborist, and leather craft products and will maintain its headquarters in Mount Hope, OH.
April: Roll Rite Acquired Automatic Load Cover
Roll-Rite (www.rollrite.com) manufactures automated tarp systems for the global heavy duty trucking industry to contain and protect our customer’ payloads, create a safer working environment for drivers and maximize financial return-on-investment.
Automatic Load Cover (www.automaticloadcover.com), is a leading supplier of durable and innovative hydraulically controlled covering systems for heavy duty trucks and trailers.
May: Capital Partners Exits Lone Star Beef
Lone Star Beef is a San Angelo, TX processor of grass-fed cows and bulls for the ground beef markets.
Summer: Capital Partners Expanded Its Team
Sarah Paquet, Senior Associate, joined Capital Partners following an M.B.A. at the Kellog School of Management at Northwestern University and stints with Baird Capital and Houlihan Lokey.
Chris Faux, Associate, joined us with investment banking and private equity experience gained at Wells Fargo and Caymus Partners. He is a graduate of Williams College.
Meaghan Vernazza joined as Assistant Fund Controller after experience in public accounting and with a real estate private equity firm.
September: American Leather Acquisition of Lee Industries
American Leather (www.americanleather.com) makes premium custom-upholstered leather and fabric furniture for delivery in three weeks or less to its retailers – a delivery standard approximately three times faster than the industry average. LEE Industries (www.leeindustries.com) creates innovatively styled, high-quality home furnishings in Conover, North Carolina.
October: M&Q Acquisition of Outlook Group
M&Q (www.mqplastics.com) designs and manufactures high-temperature resistant thermoplastic nylon, polyester, and polyamide packaging solutions for diverse end markets. Outlook Group (www.outlookgroup.com) is a leading provider of custom printing and packaging services primarily for food & beverage, consumer products and medical end markets.
Capital Partners and its investment company management teams are focused on continued growth through organic initiatives and acquisitions. Please contact the Capital Partners Investment Team with additional platform investment or add-on opportunities.
About Capital Partners
Capital Partners (www.capitalpartners.com) is a private investment firm founded in 1982. Our principals have invested in more than 75 platform and add-on acquisitions across a variety of industries.Based on the combination of solid investment discipline and our low leverage approach, we have successfully partnered with management teams through multiple economic cycles.