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ATS

ATS is a leading provider of onsite factory maintenance services with a focus on improving the efficiency, up-time and productivity of the world’s most sophisticated manufacturing companies. RFE partnered with the Company’s CEO in a management buyout, and then helped develop a new sales strategy and a refocus on the Company’s core maintenance service offerings, which resulted in more than a tripling of earnings.

www.advancedtech.com

Atrenne Integrated Solutions

Atrenne Integrated Solutions

Atrenne is a provider of engineered electronic components and systems to the aerospace and telecom markets. RFE partnered with management to acquire and merge four complementary businesses, then recruited a new CEO with significant prior industry experience to lead this larger combined organization. With our help the company combined product capabilities across the four companies to offer complete electronic systems solutions, then recruited an experienced VP Sales and broadened sales and marketing capabilities to cross sell the full range of product solutions to existing tier one aerospace and telecom customers.

www.atrenne.com

Baxter Manufacturing

Baxter Manufacturing

Baxter is a manufacturer of foodservice and bakery equipment used throughout the world, primarily in the foodservice, wholesale and independent baking industries. During our ownership period, the Company grew through product line extensions, with the expansion aided by capital investments to modernize the manufacturing process.

www.baxterbakery.com

Brook & Whittle Limited

Brook & Whittle Limited

Brook & Whittle is a provider of pressure sensitive and shrink sleeve labels to the non-carbonated beverage, food and personal care industries. RFE recruited an experienced CFO to upgrade the financial function, and then established key business metrics to provide actionable information to the executive team. We worked with management to expand their sales efforts to new customers and markets, opened a new facility focused on high volume production of pressure sensitive labels, and completed one strategic add-on acquisition to significantly expand the company’s shrink sleeve label capabilities.

www.brookandwhittle.com

Cattron Group

Cattron Group

Cattron is a worldwide provider of remote control systems for a broad range of material handling applications, including overhead cranes, locomotives, ballast cars and mining equipment. RFE partnered with management to acquire the Company from its founder. We began our partnership by conducting a consulting project focused on prioritizing growth opportunities for the Company, then completed and integrated three add-on acquisitions. RFE helped Cattron develop a standardized product platform to consolidate disparate product offerings for ease of customization, manufacturing and maintenance.

www.cattron.com

Commonwealth Business Media

Commonwealth Business Media

Commonwealth was a leading provider of business information to the international trade and transportation industries. RFE partnered with management to acquire a portfolio of business directories from a publicly traded media conglomerate, transitioned the Company from a publisher of business directories to a provider of critical business information services, and completed and integrated four key add on acquisitions.

ConsoliDent

ConsoliDent

ConsoliDent is a dental practice management company with operations in Florida and Michigan providing a full range of general dentistry services and specialty dental services in orthodontics, oral surgery, endodontics, and periodontics. During our ownership period, RFE initially focused on the acquisition of strong dental practices in specific geographic areas, and then later refocused efforts to develop de novo practices within their existing geographic footprint while adding complementary specialist services to their general dentistry offerings.

DelStar Technologies

DelStar Technologies

DelStar is the world’s leading manufacturer of thermoplastic nets, nonwovens, laminates, and extruded components used in filtration, automotive, healthcare, industrial, food, electronics and textile markets. At the onset of our investment, RFE negotiated the acquisition of two companies simultaneously under a tight time deadline to create DelStar. We then successfully integrated the founding companies, expanded capacity, completed an additional add-on acquisition, and helped DelStar successfully enter the Asian market with a start-up manufacturing facility in China.

www.delstarinc.com

Flow Solutions

Flow Solutions

Flow Solutions is a leading value-added distributor of high purity filtration systems and related components to the high tech, biopharmaceutical, industrial, waste water and beverage industries throughout the Western United States. RFE completed and integrated three add-on acquisitions and transitioned leadership of the Company to a new CEO, promoted from within the senior management team, while the former CEO remained a board member.

Great Clips

Great Clips

Great Clips is a franchisor of the largest single-brand of discount/walk-in hair care salons in North America. RFE Partnered with the CEO to buyout his partners, then focused the Company on franchise services, as opposed to operating company owned salons. We reacquired the rights to two Master Franchise territories, and the Company grew from 800 salons to more than 2,500 salons during RFE’s ownership period.

www.greatclips.com