Custom Plastic Specialties, Inc.

Management Buyout of Owners

Founded in 1993, CPS manufacturers products that it sells exclusively to promotional product distributors. Products include water bottles, stadium cups and steins, hand fans, tote bags, desk accessories, household and personal items, and many more.  The company’s headquarters and manufacturing facility is located in Erie, Pennsylvania.

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Gared Holdings, LLC

Management Buyout of Owners

Originally founded in 1922, the Gared Holdings operates under the Gared Sports, Performance Sports Systems and Gared International brand names and is a leading manufacturer and marketer of athletic equipment and custom design solutions to schools and other institutions. Products include equipment for basketball, volleyball, tennis, soccer, futsal, handball, field hockey, lacrosse, netball, baseball, football, and others. The company also manufactures indoor and outdoor custom bleachers and benches, and markets a full line of privately branded shot clocks and scoreboards. The company’s headquarters and manufacturing facility is located in Nobelsville, Indiana.

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Pyramyd Air, LLC

Management Buyout of Owner

Pyramyd Air, LLC is a distributor of air guns, airsoft guns and BB guns, as well as ammunition and related parts and accessories. Pyramyd distributes over 8,500 SKUs, including over 4,500 guns and over 4,000 accessories, including ammunition, practice targets, cleaning products and other outdoor and recreational products. The Company’s products are distributed through its branded Pyramyd Air, AirGun Depot and Air Venturi websites. The Company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Solon, Ohio.

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Avanti Products, LLC

Management Buyout of Owners

Avanti Products, LLC is a leader in the compact consumer appliance industry specializing in the design and distribution of refrigerators, wine and beer coolers, microwaves, gas & electric ranges, water dispensers, laundry machines, and other compact appliances. Customers include over 300 distributors, wholesalers, retailers, hotels, and online merchants, and Avanti products are ultimately sold at over 7,000 retail locations. Target consumers include college students (dorm rooms), retirees (RV outfitting), and commercial industries such as restaurants, offices, and the hospitality industry. The Company was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in Miami, FL. The Company maintains distribution centers located in Miami, California, and New Jersey. Avanti performs in-house design, engineering and quality control work; however 99% of its products are manufactured overseas.

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Day Motor Sports, LLC

Management Buyout of Owner

Founded in 1971, Day Motor Sports is a leading catalog distributor of auto parts and accessories for the circle track racing industry. Day offers more than 11,200 SKUs from more than 90 vendors and manufacturers providing customers with a complete line of circle track parts. The Company can provide the parts and advice to build a complete circle track racecar from the engine block to the starting line. Day is headquartered in Tyler, Texas.

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Becker Glove International, LLC

Management Buyout of Owner

Becker Glove is a wholesale distributor of a diversified product line consisting of specialty seasonal apparel including gloves, headwear, scarves, socks, and ski and sport gloves/mittens for men, women and children. The Company sources all of its products from Asia and serves a broad spectrum of North American retailers with its proprietary brands. Becker Glove is headquartered in Saint Louis, Missouri and was founded in 1922.

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OFM, LLC

Family Succession Buyout

OFM, LLC is a leading designer and distributor of branded office furniture. The Company sells and distributes a wide array of office furniture products throughout the United States and Canada. OFM offers its customers over 3,600 product SKUs including such categories as chairs, tables and desks, cubicles, storage, and miscellaneous accessories. The Company is headquartered in Holly Springs, NC and maintains a distribution facility in Phoenix, AZ. OFM was founded in 1995.

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Calling All Ships, LLC

Management Buyout of Owner

Established in 1986, Calling All Ships is a distributor of health and beauty aids, candy and sundry products to the cruise line industry and other hospitality industries. The company is based in Miami, Florida.

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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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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.