To give you a better sense of our approach, below are some examples of what we’ve accomplished with the owner-managers we have partnered with. The examples include some past private investments as well as public companies we are currently invested in. Note that we do not publicly discuss our current private investments for confidentiality reasons.

Bluemercury
Helping an entrepreneurial team build the United States’ leading high-end retailer of prestige beauty products.
Weight Watchers
Recognizing the value of a unique business model and building upon the 40+ year heritage of the world’s leading brand in the growing weight management industry.
WeightWatchers.com
Creating one of the top internet subscription businesses that is both high-growth and profitable while staying true to the values of the brand.
Keebler
Turning around a money losing business widely viewed as likely to go out of business and transforming it into a strong number two player against the dominant player in the cookies and crackers industry.
Harry’s
Transforming a flat-line, low-margin commodity bakery business into a high-growth, high-margin, branded consumer product business.
Provalliance-Franck Provost
Building the leading hair dresser chain in Europe by consolidating a highly fragmented industry.
Avantec
Helping a small, innovative team launch a profitable, best-in class medical device company using a fraction of the R&D budget spent by large companies.
Odontoprev
Transforming a strong regional player in healthcare services into the leading national player with strong competitive advantage and long-term growth prospects.
Grow.net
Working with an entrepreneurial team that had unique know how and technology platform to create a new niche in the education industry.