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Selected Transactions

Our principals have been involved in the following selected transactions:

Company/Location Business Description Ownership Transaction Industry
Applied Consultants, Inc.
Longview, Texas
Provides inspection services for pipelines and gathering systems Pine Tree Equity Partners Sold to Nautic Partners Oil & Gas Services
Artisanal Premium Cheese Producer and Ager of premium cheese products sold into food service and retail channels Private Sold to American Home Food Products, Inc (OTCBB: AHFP) Food/Cheese & Dairy
Aviation Power & Marine
Boyton Beach, Florida
Distributor of aeroderivative gas turbine engine parts and related services Private Sold to Pfingsten Partners Distribution
Blockbuster Entertainment
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
World's largest video retailer NYSE: BV Sold to Viacom (NYSE: VIA-B) Retail
BorgWarner, Inc., Fuel Systems Division
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Largest non-captive manufacturer of fuel tanks for the medium and heavy duty trucking industry NYSE: BWA Sold to TMB Industries, Inc Automotive /
Trucking
BorgWarner, Inc., Kysor/Westran Division
Byron, Illinois
Leading global designer and manufacturer of HVAC systems and components for commercial vehicle OEMs NYSE: BWA Sold to Bergstrom, Inc Automotive /
Trucking
Boyle Engineering Corp.
Newport Beach, California
Engineering firm specializing in the water and transportation markets Private Sold to AECOM Technology Corp. (NYSE: ACM) Business Services
Bradley-Morris, Inc.
Kennesaw, Georgia
One of the nation’s largest military-focused recruiting firms placing engineering and technical candidates leaving the military into civilian jobs Pine Tree Equity Partners Sold to Thompson Street Capital Partners Business Services / Recruiting Services
Central Industries, Inc. Provider of Oilfield Site Construction services Private Sold to Stallion Oilfield Services Oil & Gas Services
Chatham Steel Corporation
Savannah, Georgia
Largest steel service center in Southeast Private Sold to Reliance Steel Corporation
(NYSE: REL)
Distribution
Cigar City Brewing, LLC
Tampa, Florida
A leading, independent brewery and craft beer brand Private Buyside advisor to Fireman Capital Partners Consumer / Craft Beer
CLS, Inc Distributor of Electrical products in New England and Northeast as well as lighting products to retail stores nationally Private Rexel SA (RXL: EN Paris) Distribution / Electrical
Collegiate Presswire, Inc.
Clifton, New Jersey
Leading provider of news distribution and related PR services to college media Private Sold to OMERS Capital Partners – MarketWire, Inc Media & Entertainment
Columbus Recycling
Columbus, MS
Industrial scrap metal recycler operating out of five facilities in Mississippi and Tennessee Private Acquired by Trivest Partners Business Services
Corrpro Companies
Medina, Ohio
Provider of corrosion control engineering services, systems and equipment to the infrastructure, environmental and energy markets AMEX: CO Recapitalized by Wingate Partners Business Services
CPS Products, Inc.
Medina, Ohio
Global leader in manufacturing high-end, innovative tools and testing equipment for the commercial heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration "HVAC/R" and automotive air conditioning markets Private Sold to Harbour Group Industrial Manufacturing
Curtis Industries
Cleveland, Ohio
Leading MRO distributor of industrial supplies and security products; also provides inventory management and related value-added services Private Sold to Barnes Group
(NYSE: B)
Distribution
Denver Burglar Alarm
Denver, Colorado
Leading independent electronic burglar alarm company in Colorado Private Sold to Bunker Hill Capital Consumer Products
Dyno Holdco, LLC
Pompano Beach, Florida
Producer and marketer of sewing notions and holiday home décor and storage products TG Capital Corp Acquired by Republic Industries (NYSE: RII) Electronic Security
E. F. Johnson Co.
Eden Prarie, Minnesota
Manufacturer of two-way mobile radio communication systems Private Aquired by Weksel, Davies & Co., Inc Telecommunications
Entrada, Inc.
Nashville, TN
Entrada provides a mobile-based platform that improves clinical workflow and documentation for hospitals and physicians groups Claritas Capital and FCA Ventures Acquired by NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, LLC Healthcare IT
Enviro Hydro Holdings, Inc.
Savannah, Georiga
Provides industrial cleaning and maintenance services Pine Tree Equity Partners Sold to RLJ Equity Partners Environmental
Environmental Drilling Solutions
Lafayette, Louisiana
Specializes in the handling, transfer and processing of diesel and synthetic based oil saturated drill cuttings Private Sold to Element Partners and CSL Capital Management Oil & Gas Services
Erick Flowback Services, LLC and affiliate,
Rod's Production Services, LLC

Kingfisher, OK
Provides well testing and flowback services Private Sold to New Source Energy Partners L.P
(NYSE:NSLP)
Energy Services
Eskimo Pie Corporation
Richmond, Virginia
Licensor of branded ice cream products and manufacturer of flavors and packaging NASDAQ: EPIE Sold to CoolBrands International, Inc. (TSX: COB.SV.A) Consumer Products /
Food & Beverage
ESPN
New York, New York
Leading cable sports programing service CapCities / ABC and KKR / RJR Nabisco Sold minority interest to Hearst Media & Entertainment
Extreme Foods
Las Vegas, Nevada
Marketer of premium smoothies and frozen coffee beverages Private Sold to Kerry Group plc (ADR: KRYAY) Consumer Products /
Food & Beverage
Federal Data Corporation
Bethesda, Maryland
Provider of a wide range of information technology solutions including networking, desk top outsourcing, data storage, data mining, and electronic commerce The Carlyle Group Sold to Northrop Grumman Information Technology /
Business Services
First Fleet
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Leading national truck lessor Private Sold to Avis Fleet Leasing & Management, a division of Cendant (NYSE: CD) Financial Services
Forecast Trading Corporation
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Distributor of replacement automotive aftermarket parts and accessories, including ignition coils, ignition modules, switches, sensors and filters Private Sold to Standard Motor Products (NYSE:SMP) Automotive / Distribution
Four Graphics
Orlando, Florida
Leading privately-held commercial sheet-fed printer in Florida Private Acquired by PrintSource USA Commercial Printing
Four Wheel Drive
Columbiana, Ohio
Leading catalog and Internet retailer of Jeep, Porsche, Mercedes and Toyota truck aftermarket parts and accessories in the United States Pfingsten Partners and Svoboda Collins Sold to Transamerican Auto Parts, a portfolio company of Bear Stears Merchant Banking Distribution / Direct Marketing
GetixHealth, LLC
Houston, TX
Provider of healthcare business process outsourcing services Private Acquired by Trivest Partners Business Services / Healthcare
Hors D'oeuvres Unlimited Premier manufacturer of hors d'oeuvres and appetizers sold into food service and retail Private Strategic Advisory Food/Cheese & Dairy
HUB City Industrial Supply
Lake City, FL
Distributor of consumable MRO products to more than 5,000 nationwide customers Private Sold to Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) Distribution
Humphreys, Inc.
Chicago, Illinois
Largest domestic marketer of men's belts and accessories Kelso & Company Sold to Randa Corp Consumer Products:
Textiles & Apparel
ICOS Corporation
Bothell, Washington
Leading biotechnology company NSDQ: ICOS Completed Reg. D Private Placement for initial funding Biotechnology
IDC
Honolulu, Hawaii
Provider of construction services to the telecommunications industry Private Sold to Centerline Solutions Telecommunications / Construction Services
IESI Corporation
Fort Worth, Texas
Leading U.S. non-hazardous solid waste management company Private Acquired by BFI Canada (TSX: BFC.UN) Environmental / Solid Waste
Insight Beverages
Lake Zurich, IL
Formulator, Manufacturer and Supplier of Beverage Solutions to the Convenience Store Industry and other Retail Channels Private Sold to Kerry Group Consumer
International Oilfield Services / PCI Services
Youngsville, Louisiana
Provides drill tube and pipe inspection services to the oil & gas industry Private Sold to Calvert Street Capital Partners, Inc Oil & Gas Services
IOS Holdings
Houston, Texas
Provides inspection and tubular integrity management systems to the upstream oil and gas industry Calvert Street Capital Partners Sold to L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ: FSTR) Energy Services
IVAX Corp.
Miami, Florida
Multinational pharmaceutical company AMEX: IVX Completed secondary public offering of common stock Healthcare: Pharmaceuticals
Jet Aviation Specialists, Inc.
Miami, Florida
Provides maintenance, repair and overhaul services on turbine engine components Private Sold to StandardAero Industrial / Business Services
Lajobi Industries, Inc. Manufacturer of Branded Infant furniture, cribs & bedding Private Russ Berrie & Company ( NYSE:RUS) Consumer
Lakeview Health Systems, LLC
Pompano Beach, Florida
Provider of residential treatment for drug and alcohol addiction Private Sold to Trinity Hunt Partners Healthcare Services / Behavioral Healthcare
Las Vegas Color Graphic, Inc.
Las Vegas, Nevada
Largest commercial sheet-fed printer in Nevada Private Sold to The Decatur Group Commercial Printing
Lazy Days RV
Tampa, Florida
Largest dealership of recreation vehicles Private Leveraged ESOP with Alliance Holdings Automotive
Lexol Brands, LLC
Marietta, GA
Manufacturer of leather care products Private Acquired by American Covers, Inc. Consumer Products
Motorcars
Cleveland, Ohio
Automotive dealer with luxury and import brands Private Sold to Penske Automotive (NYSE: PAG) Automotive
Nantucket Trimmings, Inc Designer and manufacturer of fabric and textile trimmings used in home furnishings and furniture applications Private Sold to Bomar, Inc. Home Furnishings / Textiles
Niche Directories, LLC
Boca Raton, Florida
Portfolio of online consumer directories Private Equity Private Placement Internet
Northwest Plan Services, Inc
Seattle, Washington
TPA of retirement plans, providing primarily recordkeeping and administration services Pine Tree Equity Partners Sold to WestView Capital Partners Business Services
Nutritional Supplement Company
Fort Lauderdale
Develops and markets nutrition and dietary supplements Private Capital Raise Consumer Products
Offshore Cleaning Systems
Abbeville, Louisiana
Provider of technology-enabled cleaning solutions to the oil & gas production industry Private Recapitalized by RedCloud Capital Oil & Gas Services
Precise Holding Corporation
North Versailles, Pennsylvania
Premier molder/mold maker serving the packaging, healthcare, and consumer/industrial markets Mentmore Holdings Corporation Sold to Code Hennessy & Simmons Diversified Manufacturing:
Plastics
Premier Farnell plc - Industrial Products Division
Cleveland, Ohio
A distributor of MRO products to industrial and automotive clients Subsidiary of Premier Farnell plc (NYSE: PFP) Sold to Lawson Products (NASDAQ: LAWS) Distribution
Pride Family Brands Inc
Hollywood, Florida
Leading provider of outdoor furniture Private Recapitalization with New Water Capital Consumer / Manufacturing
Prime Event Group
Tucson, Arizona
Leading event rental company, providing European-style tent structures Private Sold to Dubin Clark & Company - Classic Party Rentals Equipment Rental
PrintSource USA
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Leading privately-held regional commercial sheet-fed printer Private Sold to Kelmscott Communications Commercial Printing
Qforma, Inc.
Morris Plains, NJ
Provides information technology solutions to the life sciences industry, including analytics, predictive modeling and product launch services BelHealth Investment Partners Sold to QPharma, Inc. Healthcare IT
Quantum Fine Casework, LLC
Weston, Florida
Leading manufacturer of high-quality store fixtures primarily for the cosmetic, department store and specialty retail markets Palm Beach Capital Partners Sold to Wingate Partners Diversified Manufacturing
Regent Lighting Corporation
Burlington, North Carolina
Largest privately-owned manufacturer of residential outdoor security lighting Patricof & Co. Venture Partners; Frontenac & Co.; Chase Capital Partners Sold to Cooper Industries, Inc.
(NYSE: CBE)
Building Products /
Consumer Products
Republic Security Group, a division of Republic Industries
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Leading national electronic burglar alarm company Division of NYSE: RII Sold to SecurityLink, a division of Ameritech Corp. (NYSE: AIT) Electronic Security
S&K Air Power
Peoria, Illinois
Industrial distributor that specializes in the sale, rental, and repair of tools, industrial supplies and equipment Subsidiary of The McGraw Group, a Top 100 industrial distributor Sold to management Distribution
Senior Health Management
St. Petersburg, Florida
Provider of management services to more than 50 nursing facilities, assisted living facilities and retirement centers Private Recapitalized Healthcare Services
Ship Supply of Florida
Miami, Florida
Port logistics business that provides products and maritime services to commercial and military marine vessels Private Sold to H.I.G. Capital Transportation / Logistics
Silver State Disposal
Las Vegas, Nevada
Leading privately-held solid waste management company in Nevada Private Acquired by Republic Industries
(NYSE: RII)
Environmental / Solid Waste
Slush Puppie
Cincinnati, Ohio
Branded provider of non-carbonated frozen beverages and related equipment Private Sold to Cadbury Schweppes plc
(NYSE: CSG)
Consumer Products /
Food & Beverage
Stearns & Lehman
Mansfield, Ohio
Private label manufacturer of coffee syrups and non-carbonated beverages sold to Starbucks and retail cofee houses (NSDQ: SLHN) Sold to Kerry Group plc
(ADR: KRYAY)
Consumer Products /
Food & Beverage
Sunair Communications, Inc.
a subsidiary of Sunair
Services Corp.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Leading manufacturer of high frequency, single sideband communication equipment Subsidiary of AMEX: SNR Acquired by Sunair Holdings, a holding company formed by management and a third-party investor group Telecom-munications
Sunbelt Environmental, Inc.
Gulf Shores, Alabama
Leading regional provider of commercial and construction and demolition (C&D) waste collection and disposal services Private Sold to WHI Capital Partners - Emerald Waste Services, LLC Environmental / Solid Waste
TAH Industries, Inc. Manufacturer of proprietary packaging and dispensing solutions for two component adhesives and sealant solutions Private Sold to Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ: NDSN) Industrial Packaging / Plastics / Adhesives & Sealants
Tallard Technologies, Inc.
Miami, Florida
Leading value-added distributor of IT products and services throughout Latin America and the Caribbean Private Sold to Itautec S.A. - Grupo Itautec Distribution /
Information Technology
Taormina Industries
Anaheim, California
Leading privately-held solid waste management company in California Private Acquired by Republic Industries (NYSE: RII) Environmental / Solid Waste
Telecom Lease Advisors, LLC
Marina Del Rey, CA
Engages in the acquisition and negotiation of telecom leases, including cell towers, cell sites, rooftop sites and rooftop antennas Private Capital Raise Telecommunications / Real Estate
The 40/40 Club
Las Vegas, NV
Sale of the Las Vegas location of highly visible and well known sports bar and restaurant Private Sold to Las Vegas Sands Corp (NYSE: LVS) Retail / Restaurant / Sports & Entertainment
The Bruery
Orange County, CA
A leading independent producer of sour, wild ales and barrel-aged beers Castanea Partners Recapitalization Consumer / Craft Beer
The Stacole Company
Boca Raton, Florida
Fully-integrated importer and distributor of fine wines – a wholesale-distributor in the Southeastern U.S., and also a national importer Private Sold to The Country Vintner, Inc., a portfolio company of PNC Equity Partners Distribution
TMI Solutions, LLC
Roswell, GA
Provider of monthly-billed warranty solutions for a variety of consumer electronics as well as consumer protection services Private Sold to AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: AFSI) Consumer/Financial Services
TMS Health, LLC
Boca Raton, Florida
Provider of customer care services to the pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare industries Private Sold to Affiliated Computer Services, Inc., a Xerox Company Business Services
Total Safety Environmental
Dayton, Ohio
Leading privately-held provider of monitoring, sampling, and safety equipment Division of H.I.G. Capital portfolio company Sold to Argus Group Equipment Rental
Twin-Star International, Inc.
Delray Beach, Florida
Leading designer and manufacturer of quality home furnishings Private Sold to Trivest Partners, LP Consumer Products
Utica Alloys, Inc.
Utica, New York
Leading processor of scrap materials for the vacuum melt super alloy market, primarily serving the aerospace market Private Sold to ELG Haniel GmbH Aerospace / Environmental Services
Velocitude, LLC
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Provider of mobile web development, allowing businesses to connect with other businesses and consumers Private Sold to Akamai Technologies, Inc Software / Information Technology
Vipont Pharmaceutical Corporation
Fort Collins, Colorado
Toothpaste manufacturer Public Sold to Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE: CL) Consumer Products
Wildcat Wireline, LLC
Marshall, Texas
Provider of onshore cased-hole wireline services Private Sold to B/E Aerospace, Inc. (NASDAQ:BEAV) Oil & Gas Services
Worldwide Football Management Premier provider of sports representation services to professional football players Private Sold to Blue Equity Business Services / Sports & Entertainment
Zooth, Inc.
Wichita Falls, Texas
Designer and distributor of branded and licensed children's sculpted toothbrushes Private Sold to Gillette Consumer Products


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