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Canfield Technologies, LLC

Management Buyout of Corporate Divestiture

Headquartered in Sayreville, New Jersey, Canfield Technologies is a manufacturer and supplier of solder and other metal joining products for residential, commercial and industrial applications. In addition to solder, the Company’s products include fluxes, pastes, alloys and preforms, among others. The Company’s brands include Canfield, Bow, Silverflo, Silversafe, Superflow, 100% Watersafe, and Flosafe. Canfield sells to customers in a variety of end markets, including plumbing, electronics, stained glass, metal plating, and transportation. The business was originally founded in the 1800s.

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Shape LLC

Management Buyout of Owners

Originally founded in 1966, the business is a manufacturer of specialized transformers used in airport lighting, airport security systems, ultraviolet curing, water sanitation, telecom equipment and other niche applications. Products are sold direct to original equipment manufacturer customers. The company’s headquarters and manufacturing facility is located in Addison, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago.

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Street & Co., LLC

Management Buyout of Owner

Street & Co., LLC is a multimedia systems integration firm focused on the engineering, design, installation and service of audiovisual, videoconferencing, data center cabling, video-streaming, and digital signage solutions. The Company serves both commercial and not-for-profit clients in all industries, with a special focus on the education and government markets. The Company is headquartered outside Richmond, Virginia and was founded in 1991.

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Target Distributing

Management Buyout of Retiring Owners

Target Distributing is a national wholesale distributor of convergence communications technologies, including commercial telecommunications products, Voice Over IP solutions, datacom products, security systems, audio and video conferencing systems and professional audio/video products. In business since 1975, Target is committed to providing the broadest product selection, most competitive pricing, high in-stock levels, rapid delivery, outstanding technical support and customer service, and the most in-depth sales training in the industry. Target’s customers include telecom and datacom dealers, resellers, interconnects, VAR’s and various government entities.

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Nth Degree, Inc.

Management Buyout of Owners

Nth Degree, based in Atlanta, Georgia, is one of the world’s leading face-to-face marketing companies. The company, founded in 1979, provides event and trade show marketing and management and installation and dismantle services to more than 1,100 clients for more than 7,500 projects worldwide each year. Nth Degree has 21 North American offices, including all major convention cities, and locations in England, Germany, and China.

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Southern Filter Media, LLC

Management Buyout of Owner

Founded in 1973 and located in Chattanooga, TN, Southern Filter Media is a manufacturer and distributor of high-quality wet and dry environmental filtration products for application in various industries including aluminum, asphalt, cement, chemicals, foodstuffs, furniture, grain, mining, pharmaceuticals, steel, and woodworking.

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Van Pool Transportation LLC

Management Buyout of Retiring Owner

Based in Wilbraham, MA, Van Pool Transportation LLC provides transportation to and from school for special needs children. Van Pool is the dominant provider of this service in its region. Van Pool serves more than 35 school districts across New England. The company was founded in 1980.

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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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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.