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Current Investments

AEA Fund V

Brandnetworks

HQ Location: Boston, MA
Date of Initial Investment:
May 2013

A leading technology-enabled, value-added marketing services provider that helps brands effectively market to and engage customers on online social networks.

Dematic

HQ Location: Luxembourg
Date of Initial Investment:
December 2012

Leading global provider of automated material handling equipment.

Suhyang Networks

HQ Location: Seoul, South Korea
Date of Initial Investment:
December 2012

Leading branded premium baby and kids wear retailer in Korea targeting 0-7 age group through a portfolio of well-known brands and multiple channels including branded shop-in-shops at department stores, off-label stores and multi-brand stores.

Swanson Industries, Inc.

HQ Location: Morgantown, WV
Date of Initial Investment:
October 2012

A leading provider specializing in manufacture, supply, and repair of hydraulic components, especially for fluid power, mining, and construction industries.

Sparrows Group

HQ Location: Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Date of Initial Investment:
October 2012

A leading provider of mechanical handling and lifting solutions to the global offshore oil and gas industry.

NES Global Talent

HQ Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
Date of Initial Investment:
October 2012

NES Global Talent is one of the world’s leading providers of specialist personnel to the international oil & gas industry.

2006 Investment Program

Industrial Acoustics Company

HQ Location: Winchester, United Kingdom
Date of Initial Investment:
May 2012

Leading global provider of engineered noise and acoustic control solutions and test facilities to various industries, including energy & power, industrial, commercial construction, aviation, and automotive end markets.

Garden Ridge

HQ Location: Houston, TX
Date of Initial Investment:
October 2011

A big box specialty retailer of home décor products.

Reladyne, Inc.

HQ Location: Cincinnati, OH
Date of Initial Investment:
November 2010

A leading supplier of comprehensive equipment reliability products and value added services.

BOA Group

HQ Location: Karlsruhe, Germany
Date of Initial Investment:
October 2010

A leading manufacturer of flexible metal components for various industrial and automotive applications.

Lone Star

HQ Location: Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Date of Initial Investment:
August 2010

A leading global provider of customized high-performance metal fasteners, flow-control components and gaskets to the global oil & gas, and power generation industries.

Shoes for Crews

HQ Location: West Palm Beach, FL
Date of Initial Investment:
July 2010

The leading manufacturer, marketer and distributor of slip-resistant footwear, with the leading position in the U.S. restaurant and foodservice industries.

Hospitalists Management Group, LLC

HQ Location: Canton, OH
Date of Initial Investment:
April 2010

A leading and rapidly growing provider of outsourced hospitalist programs to acute care facilities and community hospitals across the United States.

2003 Investment Program

  Pregis Corporation
Pregis
HQ Location: Lake Forest, IL
Date of Initial Investment: October 2005
Leading international manufacturer and marketer of protective packaging products and specialty packaging solutions.

  CPG International

CPG International

HQ Location: Scranton, PA
Date of Initial Investment: May 2005

Leading North American manufacturer and fabricator of plastic products designed to replace wood and metal in a variety of building products and industrial applications ranging from synthetic outdoor trim products (Azek® brand) to plastic bathroom partitions (Comtec® brand), to commercial signage boards and industrial liners.

AEA Small Business Fund II

  SBP Holding LP
PPC HQ Location: Glen Burnie, MD
Date of Initial Investment:
December 2011
A leading value-added industrial products distributor, specializing in rubber products and wire rope & rigging products in the Eastern US.

  Dayton Parts, LLC
Dayton Parts HQ Location: Harrisburg, PA
Date of Initial Investment:
May 2012
Specialty distributor of undercarriage replacement truck and trailer parts to the North American medium and heavy duty aftermarket.

  The Evans Network of Companies
The Evans Network of Companies HQ Location: Schuylkill Haven, PA
Date of Initial Investment:
May 2012
A leading transportation services firm focused on supporting agents and drivers that coordinate and haul intermodal freight.

  Aramsco Holdings, Inc.
Aramsco HQ Location: Paulsboro, NJ
Date of Initial Investment:
May 2013
A leading distributor of products for the environmental safety, emergency response and surface preparation markets.

AEA Small Business Fund

  PLZ Holding Corporation
  HQ Location: St. Clair, MO
Date of Initial Investment: August 2005
Leading formulator, packager and marketer of aerosol products for various consumer and institutional applications.

  PPC Industries, Inc.
PPC HQ Location: Pleasant Prairie, WI
Date of Initial Investment:
March 2006
Manufacturer of specialty flexible packaging and tubing for the medical, food and industrial markets.

  Colony Hardware
HQ Location: Orange, CT
Date of Initial Investment:
July 2007
Leading route-based distributor of safety equipment, tools and supplies to non-residential construction and infrastructure projects in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic.

Troxell Communication Inc.

HQ Location: Phoenix, AZ
Date of Initial Investment:
December 2008

Leading national distributor of audio visual (AV) products focusing on the K-12, commercial and higher education segments.

  Sextant Education Corporation

HQ Location: Fort Myers, FL
Date of Initial Investment:
November 2009

Nationally accredited postsecondary educational institutions offering Bachelor, Associate and Diploma programs in Florida, Oklahoma and Texas.

Phillips Pet Food & Supplies

HQ Location: Easton, PA
Date of Initial Investment:
February 2010

Leading national distributor of pet food and supplies.