The companies below represent Cyprium team investments made since 2006 and which are still active holdings.
- ACT Lighting
- Arbor Contract Carpet
- Atlantic Pacific Equipment
- Backyard Products
- Bensussen Deutsch & Associates
ACT Lighting, Inc – Hackensack, NJ
ACT Lighting is a value-added distributor of lighting control consoles, lighting fixtures, chain hoists, fog and haze machines, cables, and various other equipment for live events such as concerts, theatrical performances, and corporate trade shows. Cyprium’s investment was used to fund the strategic acquisitions of RapcoHorizon and AC Power and refinance existing debt.
Arbor Contract Carpet Inc – Irving, TX and Denver, CO
Founded in 1982, Arbor provides flooring and installation services to the multifamily housing industry. A significant portion of the company’s revenue is derived from the replacement of existing flooring, with new construction projects comprising the balance of the business. Cyprium’s preferred stock and subordinated debt investment was used to support the management buyout of Arbor by its current President Matt Gilbreth and Executive Vice President Lyn Jacobs. Arbor operates with twelve locations in Texas, Florida, Colorado, California and Nevada.
AT-PAC – Atlantic Pacific Equipment, Inc – Roswell, GA
AT-PAC is a supplier of highly engineered scaffolding systems that are ideally suited for use in complex environments such as chemical plants, refineries and other large-scale industrial facilities. The company designs and sources a comprehensive product offering, which it sells and rents in the US and oversees, for use in new construction projects, plant upgrades and on-going facility maintenance. AT-PAC’s equipment offering is complemented by consulting services and proprietary project management software. Cyprium’s investment was used to refinance existing debt and provide capital for growth.
Backyard Products, LLC – Monroe, MI
Backyard Products is a manufacturer, distributor, and installer of residential wood shed and playset structures. The Company has a leading market position in wood sheds in North America, serving both the do-it-yourself (“DIY”) and do-it-for-me (“DIFM”) market segments. Backyard also offers residential playsets and accessories.
Bensussen Deutsch & Associates (BDA) – Woodinville, WA
BDA is a full service promotional agency specializing in branded merchandise designed for Fortune 500 customers and major professional and amateur sports leagues and teams. The Company also designs and sources video game accessories sold under its “Power A” brand. Cyprium’s investment in BDA was used to refinance a portion of the Company’s existing indebtedness and to fund its continued growth.
Caro Nut Company – Fresno, CA
Caro Nut Company, founded in 2008, sources, roasts, mills, and distributes roasted nuts and specialty nut butters to retailers on a private label basis, wholesalers, and industrial food manufacturers globally. The company ethically sources a wide variety of nuts from across the world and produces high-quality dry roasted, oil roasted, organic, and pasteurized non-peanut culinary nut products. Nut varieties include cashews, almonds, macadamias, pecans, Brazil nuts, pistachios, and hazelnuts. Cyprium’s subordinated debt investment was used to fund Caro’s continued growth by providing working capital flexibility.
Chief Enterprises, LLC – Elmhurst, IL
Chief Enterprises is a distributor of electrical connectors, electromechanical components, and customized assemblies for automotive, agriculture, specialty vehicle, powersport, and industrial applications. Cyprium’s subordinated debt and preferred equity investments were used for growth and to facilitate the management buyout of the Company. Chief operates from locations in Elmhurst, Illinois, and Chihuahua, Mexico.
MGS Mfg. Group, Inc – Germantown, WI
MGS Mfg. Group, Inc is a manufacturer of custom injection molded parts and related tooling. The Company specializes in complex, multi-shot molded products and has a reputation for being able to meet difficult design and production requirements. Cyprium first invested in MGS in 2012 and then again in 2016. Cyprium’s subordinated debt and equity investments in MGS have been used to refinance a portion of the Company’s indebtedness and facilitate its continued domestic and international growth.
Scene75 Holdings, LLC – Dayton, OH
Founded in 2012, Scene75 operates the largest indoor family entertainment centers in the Country. Each location offers a comprehensive, award-winning entertainment experience featuring arcade games, laser tag, virtual reality, inflatables, go-karts, mini-golf, bowling, and a full-service restaurant and bar. Cyprium’s subordinated debt investment was used to complete the build-out of the recently opened Columbus location and provide liquidity for non-management shareholders. Scene75 has locations in Dayton, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, and Pittsburgh.
Uniloy, Inc – Tecumseh, MI
Founded in 1950, Uniloy is a leading provider of blow molding systems, molds and aftermarket support. Cyprium’s investment was used to facilitate a carve-out acquisition of the business from Milacron Holdings Corp in partnership with Osgood Capital Group LLC and management. Uniloy has operations in seven countries in North America, Europe and Asia.
United Ag & Turf – Bryan, TX
United Ag & Turf is a John Deere agriculture and turf equipment dealer group with 29 full-service locations in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. The business offers new and used equipment, parts and service to a diverse base of customers including farm operators, commercial property managers and homeowners. Cyprium’s investment was used to facilitate the acquisition of certain contiguous dealerships and fund continued growth.
Unix Packaging | Western Group Packaging – Montebello, CA and North Las Vegas, NV
Unix | WGP is a is a contract beverage manufacturer and provider of private label better-for-you beverage products including alkaline, sparkling and flavored water, kombucha, mixers, bottled juice and sports beverages. Cyprium’s investment was used to facilitate a shareholder distribution and provide capital to support the ongoing growth of the company.
Weaber, Inc – Lebanon, PA
Weaber, Inc is a U.S. market leader in a wide range of finished hardwood lumber products, including surfaced four sides (“S4S”) boards, flooring, mouldings, stair parts, and factory primed and painted finger-jointed products from Oak, Poplar, and other hardwood species. Cyprium’s capital was used to facilitate the acquisition of the company by President and CEO Matthew Weaber.