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Douglas Machines Corp.

Management Buyout of Corporate Spin-off

Douglas Machines is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of stainless steel washing and sanitizing equipment and systems principally for Bakery, Food Processing, Food Service and Distribution industries.  Founded in 1979, Douglas is based in Clearwater, Florida.

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Fleet Acquisitions, LLC (dba Fleet Products)

Management Buyout of Corporate Spin-Off

Fleet Products is a leading bumper-to-bumper distributor of heavy duty truck parts with locations in Tampa, Clearwater and Lakeland, Florida. The company was founded in 1985 and has approximately 90 employees. Fleet’s primary customers include municipalities, utilities, and construction companies.

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TU L.L.C.

Recapitalization

TU L.L.C., consisting of two affiliated companies, Telephone Repair Innovations and Development, Inc. (“Triad”) and Universal Communications, Inc. (“Universal”), is a leading telecommunications equipment repair, refurbishing and sales company. Through Triad, the company tests, repairs, refurbishes and sells electronic customer premises equipment, primarily multi-line and single-line business phones. Through Universal, the company repairs, refurbishes and sells public communications telephone equipment (payphones). Company headquarters are in Warren, Ohio, and other facilities are located in North Carolina, Georgia and Alabama.

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AmBath/ReBath, LLC

Management Buyout of Retiring Owners

Headquartered near Phoenix, Arizona, AmBath manufactures and installs bathtub liners, wall systems, shower liners and vanity tops in hotels. The company began operations in 1979. AmBath now controls an estimated 80% of the hotel bathroom liner retrofit industry. Every major hotel and motel chain in the country uses AmBath products. In 1991, AmBath created ReBath to sell the same products to residential customers through a network of franchisees. With locations nationwide ReBath was ranked #1 in its category by Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 listing.

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Keltner Enterprises, LLC/KK&T Inc.

Management Buyout of Retiring Owners

Keltner is a leading distributor of motor oil, chemicals and parts to an expansive customer base.  KK&T is a transportation company that serves as a freight provider to Keltner Distribution. Founded in 1952, Keltner is located in Springfield, Missouri.

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Hobby-Lobby International, Inc.

Management Buyout of Owner

Hobby Lobby is a leading distributor and retailer of model airplanes, helicopters, boats and accessories. The company was founded in 1964 and is located in Brentwood, Tennessee. Hobby Lobby sells its merchandise over the Internet, through mail-order catalogs, walk-in traffic and other smaller hobby shops.

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Gammaloy Holdings, L.P.

Management Buyout of Retiring Owner

Gammaloy Holdings, L.P. primarily rents non-magnetic drill collars, subs and stabilizers to directional and horizontal drilling companies, oil and gas companies, and non-conventional users, such as river and utility crossing companies. Gammaloy also has machine shops, which support operations as well as perform work for other oil service companies. Additionally, the company rents steel stabilizers and subs plus provides inspection services for all down-hole drilling tools and equipment. Gammaloy was initially founded in 1952 as National Directional Service Company with the purpose of distributing non-magnetic drill collars for the National Supply Company. In 1955, the Cree family purchased the company and changed its name to Gammaloy, Ltd.

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Tennessee Mat Company, Inc.

Family Succession Buyout

Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and founded in 1950, Tennessee Mat Company manufactures commercial matting products — everything from entrance mats to anti-fatigue products to wheel chocks. In the fifty years since its inception, Tennessee Mat Company has significantly contributed to the advancement of matting technology and was the first to introduce anti-fatigue matting in 1963.

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Hackett Precision Company

Management Buyout of Corporate Spin-Off

Hackett Precision Company (“HPC”) was established in 1960 as a tooling and special machinery builder in Nashville, Tennessee. In June 1989, GCA and HPC management purchased HPC from Gleason Corporation. HPC’s niche since its founding has been to provide top quality and on time deliveries. HPC has built on this track record and progressively grown its manufacturing operations. The services HPC performs, be it furnishing small replacement parts or complex robotics, have made it as diversified as its customers’ requirements.

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Cumberland Optical Company, Inc.

Management Buyout of Retiring Owner

Founded in 1959, Cumberland Optical, Inc. is middle Tennessee’s largest independently owned full service optical lab. The company grinds, tints and coats eyeglass lenses as well as distributes eyeglass frames to individually owned and operated ophthalmologist and optometrist offices. The company primarily serves the area within a 400-mile radius of Nashville, Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi, Arkansas, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida and Alabama.