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Current Portfolio

Aether dbs, LLC

Aether dbs, LLC.

Aether dbs, LLC is a full service manufacturing company. Aether provides custom-engineered modular solutions to energy, utility and industrial customers.

Atlas Sign Industries, Inc.

Atlas Sign Industries provides companies with signage products and other ancillary services. The Company is a one-stop shop for all design, permitting, manufacturing, installation, repair and maintenance needs.


bennet_logoBennett Tool & Die Company

Bennett Tool & Die is a full service manufacturing company that builds metal dies, performs stamping and machining on metal products, and has assembly capabilities. The company collaborates with its customers on continuous product improvements. Parts manufactured are subsequently integrated into a finished product by its customers.

BEPeterson Metal Fabrication Specialists

B.E. Peterson, Inc.

BE Peterson is both a high-volume contract manufacturer and a custom metal fabricator. BEP utilizes advanced manufacturing techniques and low cost material procurement to supply consistent and repeatable high quality products to its customers.

Burrow Global

Burrow Global, LLC.

Burrow Global, LLC is a full service engineering, procurement, construction, and facility services firm with specialties in process automation, turnaround management, industrial buildings, and plant commissioning and start-up.

Config Consultants, LLC.

Config Consultants, LLC.

Config Consultants is a global consulting firm and Oracle Platinum Partner specializing in systems integration, implementation, and support in the areas of Configure-Price-Quote (CPQ), Configure-to-Order (CTO), Sales Force Automation (SFA), Sales Performance Management (SPM), Master Data Management (MDM), and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).

Crain Hot Oil Services, LLC

Crain Hot Oil Services, LLC.


Crain is a leading provider of trucking operations and safety consulting to oil exploration and production companies in the Permian Basin in New Mexico and Texas.

CSA Group, Inc.

CSA Group, Inc.

CSA Group is a leading Architecture and Engineering (“A&E”) firm, providing comprehensive infrastructure services in a one-stop project delivery solution for the public and private sectors throughout the U.S., Caribbean, and Central America. CSA is 100% Hispanic-owned and is recognized as Corporate Plus by the National Minority Supplier Diversity Council (NMSDC).

entera_iconEntera Branding & Consulting, LLC.

Entera is a full service sign manufacturer that specializes in the design, manufacture, and installation of custom signage.

Integrated Aerospace Manufacturing, LLC. / /

Integrated Aerospace Manufacturing, LLC, is a holding company formed with the acquisition of Quality Manufacturing, Inc., a company with expertise in close-tolerance turning parts, and Polaris Machining, a company with extensive milling capability. Vector Industries, and its significant capabilities in sheet metal fabrication, was added in a subsequent transaction.

Mob Scene Creative + Production

Mob Scene Creative + Production

Mob Scene Creative + Productions is a multi-award winning entertainment advertising, content and production company best known for its work on Avatar, True Blood and Man of Steel, as well as its original series such as FX’s Anarchy Afterwards and Movie Download.

NewKota Energy Group, LLC

NewKota Energy Group, LLC.

NewKota Energy Group, LLC is an oil field services company that rents equipment to the energy industry primarily in the Bakken region of North Dakota. The Company’s two main equipment offerings include steam units and open-top tanks with secondary offerings including pipe ramps and light towers.

pinnacle_iconPinnacle Exhibits, Inc.

Pinnacle Exhibits is an industry-leading full service provider of custom tradeshow exhibits and events for large corporate customers with national and global brands.

shamrock_icnoShamrock Energy Solutions, LLC.

Shamrock Energy Solutions is one of the energy industry’s most diversified services providers offering operations including instrumentation & electrical services, production operations, valve & wellhead services, and generator rentals & refurbished equipment.

 vgi_iconVanguard Graphics International

VGI is a leading comprehensive provider of prepress solutions to the specialty, short-run printing segment of the graphic communications industry. The Company provides customers with computer-to-plate (“CtP”) equipment, services, consumables, and software under two well-recognized and highly-respected brand names, Printware and Xitron.

Gulfex/Universal Tank & Fabrication

Vestek Industries, LLC.

Vestek Industries is the parent company of Gulfex, Universal Tank & Fabrication and Cerda and was formed after the 2012 acquisition of UTF by Gulfex. Gulfex is a provider of metal fabrication services focusing on the production, refining and chemical-related industries. Universal is a manufacturer of steel tanks that are primarily used in water/wastewater, chemical, mining, food and other industrial applications. Cerda Industries, acquired in 2014, offers industrial manufacturing, engineering, fabrication, assembly, logistics and support for a wide variety of industries, including: oil & gas, heavy industrial, commercial construction, shoring & safety.

Bennett Tool & Die

Waples Holdings, LLC.

Waples Manufacturing, Inc. has established itself as a leading provider of precision
machined solutions for the oil and gas, mining, construction, aerospace, defense and printing end markets. Today, Waples is comprised of four former standalone businesses: TRJ, ProLaser, Clark Machine and Waples MC.

Exited Investments

Alsay_iconAlsay Water Development, LLC.

Alsay is a leading provider of municipal and industrial water well drilling and servicing to cities, municipalities and municipal utility districts in the Houston and San Antonio markets.

cvholdings_iconCV Holdings, LLC.

CV Holdings, LLC designs, develops, manufactures and markets customized, high performance polymer products, primarily for packaging applications.

esi_iconESI Energy Services International, Inc.

ESI is a single source solutions provider for specialized Marine and Drilling Systems. ESI is the largest independent provider of complete jacking systems, components, and services in the industry, and provides complete in-house aftermarket services for critical capital drilling equipment. ESI was acquired by a strategic buyer in February 2013.

highsierra_iconHigh Sierra Energy, LP

High Sierra Energy, LP is a diversified private Master Limited Partnership (“MLP”) that acquires, manages and integrates businesses and revenue generating assets in the natural resources industry. High Sierra merged with NGL Energy Partners LP (NYSE: NGL) in June 2012.

mamarose_iconMama Rosa’s, LLC.

MaMa Rosa’s is the number one brand of refrigerated pizza sold in grocery stores in the U. S. The company manufactures refrigerated pizzas under the MaMa Rosa’s, Mama Angelina’s and Our Old Italian brand names.

packagingProd_iconPackaging Products Corporation, LLC.

Packaging Products Corporation, LLC provides flexographic surface printed materials, adhesive laminations, and extrusion laminations printed up to 10 colors. It also has patented, proprietary technology to provide packaging with controlled respiration for the meat and produce industries.

techspray_iconTech Spray, LP

Tech Spray, L.P. was a world class marketer and manufacturer of specialty repair, maintenance and production support products for industrial, electronic and consumer markets worldwide. Tech Spray was acquired by Illinois Tool Works, Inc.

Vology, Inc.

Vology, Inc. is a leading reseller of new and pre-owned, brand name networking and telecommunications equipment including switches, routers, security devices, firewalls, phone systems, cabling and other peripheral products.