Aero Systems Engineering, Inc.

Management Buyout of Owners

Aero Systems Engineering, Inc., which is based in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a leading provider of mission-critical testing and engineering services to manufacturers of jet engines and industrial gas turbines, maintenance, repair, and overhaul (“MRO”) providers and governments and militaries. ASE separates its services into three segments: 1) independent aero test lab services; 2) aerodynamic ground test facilities and services; and 3) engine test cells and services. ASE markets services under two brand names, FluiDyne and Aero Systems Engineering, which were the names of independent companies prior to Aero Systems’ 1993 acquisition of FluiDyne. The Company was founded in 1952.

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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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CPS Distributors, Inc.

Management Buyout of Owner

CPS Distributors, Inc. is the largest wholesale distributor of professional pump, irrigation and landscape supplies in the Rocky Mountain Region. Products include 1) turf and irrigation equipment; 2) central irrigation control systems; 3) industrial, commercial and residential pumps; 4) landscape and hardscape products such as weed barrier fabric, tools, fertilizer, and pavers; 5) landscape lighting and accessories; 6) ponds and water feature products and accessories; and 7) outdoor kitchens. Customers include contractors for commercial facilities and municipalities; landscape contractors; and residential and maintenance contractors. The Company was founded in 1890 and is headquartered in Westminster, CO (a suburb of Denver). The Company has a total of 11 locations with 9 in Colorado and 2 in Wyoming.

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Alpha Technics, Inc.

Management Buyout of Corporate Divestiture

Founded in 1979, Alpha Technics is an electronics manufacturing service provider that designs and manufactures temperature sensors, sensor assemblies and precision thermometry instruments used in medical, biotech/life sciences and general industrial OEM and end-user applications. The company’s engineering, operations and administrative management are located in Oceanside, CA while its manufacturing facilities are located in Tecate, Mexico and Xiamen, China.

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International Systems of America, LLC

Management Buyout of Owner

International Systems of America, LLC provides inspection, maintenance and repair services and sells new and repaired and remanufactured parts for energy management, building automation, fire and security systems. The Company’s client base includes military bases, universities, prisons, office complexes, convention facilities, hospitals, hotels and casinos. ISA was founded in 1985 and is located in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Air Transport Components, LLC

Management Buyout of Owner

Air Transport Components, LLC is a Federal Aviation Administration (“FAA”) licensed repair shop which overhauls, repairs, and evaluates commercial airliner parts for the world jet-powered civil aviation fleet. The Company operates under an FAA 145 license which authorizes the operation of a repair station within the U.S air transport maintenance, repair, and overhaul (“MRO”) industry. The Company competes in a fragmented market, but has the expertise and diverse capabilities necessary to provide service for most major commercial aircraft companies. The Company is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona and was founded in 1998.

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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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Thomas Pipe & Supply, LLC

Management Buyout of Retiring Owner

Thomas Pipe is a value added distributor of industrial pipe, valves, fittings and flanges (PVF) to the MRO and industrial markets. The company is the largest PVF distributor in the state of Arizona. Customers include industrial contractors, manufacturing facilities, hospitals, schools, service contractors, power plants and original equipment manufacturers. Founded in 1983, Thomas is located in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Myco Trailers, LLC

Management Buyout of Owner

Myco is a leading provider of custom designed boat trailers marketed exclusively to the high performance (offshore racing and poker run recreation) boating industry and to various governments for military use. The company distributes to both a national and international client base. Founded in 1974, Myco’s headquarters and manufacturing facility is located in Bradenton, Florida.

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Target Distributing

Management Buyout of Retiring Owners

Based in Germantown, Maryland, 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.