Curion is a leading data-driven platform with comprehensive solutions to deliver product and consumer insights. The Company has over three decades of experience working with research and development (R&D) and insights teams within Fortune 500 companies to design and execute research that drives innovation, mitigates development risks, and ensures that high-quality, differentiated products are brought to market.
Summit Park invested in Curion in 2022.
Artifact Uprising is the leading provider of premium personalized photo books, prints, and gifts with a core focus on quality and design. Founded in 2012 by professional photographers, the company’s flagship product is its lay flat photo book, personally designed by each customer to commemorate significant life events and ensure that the story lasts for generations. The company takes pride in being an authentic brand with a focus on superior quality and personalized luxury.
Summit Park invested in Artifact Uprising in 2022.
Ledge is a premium in-pool and backyard furniture and accessories platform with an omni-channel go-to-market strategy. Since the introduction of their first in-pool Chaise, Ledge has grown to include patio furnishings, umbrellas, cabanas and outdoor games, all designed to withstand the harsh pool and outdoor environments.
Summit Park invested in Ledge in 2021.
United Air Temp, Air Conditioning and Heating LLC ("UAT") is a leading provider of residential heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (“HVAC”) services. Headquartered in Lorton, Virginia, UAT provides HVAC maintenance and replacement services to residential homeowners. The company operates in five states throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast, including Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, as well as the District of Columbia. UAT has built a large, loyal customer base through its best-in-class service and responsiveness, as well as consistent, high quality work from its skilled technicians.
Summit Park invested in UAT in 2021.
UAT Add-On Acquisition Criteria
RuffleButts is a leading direct-to-consumer e-commerce provider of children’s swimwear, apparel and accessories. The company offers a complete suite of high-quality swimwear, apparel, and accessories for girls and boys and serves customers through a strategic, diverse network of complementary sales channels, including its own websites, Amazon, big box stores (online and in-stores), as well as independent boutiques.
Summit Park invested in RuffleButts in 2020.
RuffleButts Add-On Acquisition Criteria
Elliott Aviation (“Elliott”) is a provider of maintenance, repair and overhaul (“MRO”), fixed based operations services, and aircraft sales and brokerage services to the business aviation industry. Headquarted in Moline, IL, Elliott’s one-stop MRO service offering, which includes airframe maintenance, avionics maintenance and upgrade, paint, interior repair and retrofit, and several other related services, attracts a large, diverse base of aircraft operators from across North America. Elliott Aviation has been developing and delivering aviation solutions to their partners for over 80 years, and the company has facilities in Moline, IL, Des Moines, IA, and Minneapolis, MN.
Summit Park invested in Elliott in 2020.
Elliott Add-On Acquisition Criteria
Exacta Land Surveyors (“Exacta”) is a leading provider of land surveys and field management services used to facilitate the purchasing, selling, and development of residential and commercial real estate. Exacta provides land surveys, utility/municipal lien search services, elevation certificates, and estoppel reports to a variety of customers within the real estate industry. Exacta currently operates in six states, including Ohio, Illinois, Florida, Maryland, Virginia, and Texas, and provides vendor management services to help customers procure surveys outside of its current geographic footprint.
Summit Park invested in Exacta in 2018.
Exacta Add-On Acquisition Criteria
Freedom Electronics (“Freedom”) is a leading provider of aftermarket electronic components for use in fuel dispensing and point-of-sale systems across the U.S. and Canada. Freedom remanufactures and sells a portfolio of over 2,300 electronic components for its customer base of retailers, parts distributors, and equipment service companies that require quick turnaround times and quality components. In addition to its parts remanufacturing business, Freedom also provides a logistics and warehousing solution for customers’ electronic components inventory. Freedom was founded in 1998 and has built its reputation as the established industry leader through its best-in-class repair procedures, sourcing capabilities, and engineering expertise.
Summit Park invested in Freedom in 2018.
Freedom Add-On Acquisition Criteria
Tennessee Industrial Electronics, LLC ("TIE") is a leading provider of parts and repairs for CNC Systems. Founded in 1992, TIE began by specializing in the sales of refurbished FANUC aftermarket parts such as controls, motors and drives from an extensive inventory of over 75,000 parts. The company grew to become one of the largest providers of aftermarket support for CNC automation in North America. TIE has taken its core model of deep industry expertise, outstanding customer service and unmatched response time to serve multiple parts of the industrial automation aftermarket including CNC, Robotics and Process Automation. TIE differentiates itself through its large inventory of hard-to-find and critical parts and just-in-time availability, which reduces its customers' machine downtime.
Summit Park invested in TIE in 2014
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Parkline, Inc. ("Parkline") is a leading manufacturer of highly-engineered metal buildings for industrial and commercial applications. Formed as an independent company in 1973, Parkline focuses on the production and erection of smaller buildings (widths of < 32') and is well known as a leader in the metal building industry with more than 70,000 structures in service throughout the United States and Canada. Product flexibility is a key differentiator for Parkline, and the company's design and engineering team is capable of customizing floor plans to meet almost any customer specification or requirement. Parkline is headquartered in Eleanor, West Virginia.
Summit Park invested in Parkline in 2012.
Aspirent Consulting, LLC ("Aspirent") is a professional services firm providing a full suite of management and technology consulting services focused on data and analytics. Aspirent provides strategic consulting, cloud development, and project execution services related to data and analytics for blue-chip clients in the Atlanta market. Aspirent's clients are typically executives at Fortune 500 companies across various end markets including consumer goods, industrial products, communications, and healthcare. Engagements with Aspirent are varied in nature, but typically involve solving clients’ evolving data-related business problems through a combination of applied data science, information management, cloud development and migration, data visualization and project management.
smarTours, LLC ("smarTours") is a leading provider of direct-to-consumer, value-oriented travel experiences to exotic global destinations. Over 200,000 travelers haven taken a smarTours trip since the founding of the Company, and smarTours has developed a strong and loyal customer base. Founded in 1996, smarTours organizes and operates all-inclusive global tours for U.S. based travelers. Bypassing the travel agent channel, the Company sells tours directly to the consumer, primarily through traditional means such as catalogs and mailings. The Company offers both pre-packaged Series Tours and customized Private Tours. Series Tours offer a variety of pre-set departure dates for passengers to travel to any one of the destinations offered by smarTours utilizing a predetermined, curated itinerary.
Fast Growing Trees (“FGT”) is a leading direct-to-consumer e-commerce retailer of trees and shrubs and offers consumers a broad variety of high-quality trees and shrubs through its websites fast-growing-trees.com and brighterblooms.com. The Company provides customers with a best-in-class e-commerce experience and access to over 900 products that are available for on-demand delivery, typically within two days of placing an order. FGT sources its products from a geographically diverse network of trusted suppliers. FGT was founded in 2003 and has built a reputation for offering high quality products and superior customer service in the online market for trees and shrubs.
C.A.R.S. Protection Plus ("CARS") is a leading vehicle service contract ("VSC") provider, specializing in the high mileage VSC segment. The company sells contracts at wholesale to over 10,000 used car dealerships across the U.S.
CARS was founded in 1998 and obtained third party insurance via a Contractual Liability Insurance Policy ("CLIP") with Dealers Assurance Corporation ("DAC") in 2012. CARS offers VSC plans with varying terms to meet the specific needs of end‐user vehicles, budgets and desired coverage.
Arkive is a provider of full-service records management solutions to a highly diverse base of over 2,000 business partners and clients. The company's services include storage, destruction, data protection and digital solutions, and Arkive differentiates itself in the document storage industry by offering high levels of customer service, particularly to small and medium sized businesses.
Arkive was founded in 2016 and was formed pursuant to the requirement that Iron Mountain divest of certain legacy document storage assets following the acquisition of Recall Holdings Ltd. The company is one of the largest providers of document storage services in Canada, and is a leader in each of the U.S. markets in which it operates.
Control Company ("Control") sells an extensive array of private label and branded laboratory equipment including thermometers, timers, tools, humidity gauges, hygrometers, and conductivity tools. These products are sold globally through large distribution partners, and Control enjoys strong, longstanding, and mutually beneficial relationships with the two largest distributors in the industry.
Control is unique among its competitors because substantially all of the company's products are individually calibrated, tested and sold with a Traceable® Calibration Certificate issued from the company's calibration laboratory, which is accredited by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation. End users rely on these certificates to evidence the quality of their testing processes to their own managers, customers, regulators, ISO 9000 auditors, and federal, state, and local agencies. Control is headquartered just outside of Houston, Texas.
NSi Industries ("NSi") is a leading supplier of a wide variety of electrical connectors, digital time controls, time switches, wire management products, and related electrical components for construction, maintenance, and repair applications. NSi's well-known brands include Polaris™ insulated connectors, Tork® time and lighting controls, and Easy-Twist™ wire connectors.
The company's products are sold to end users primarily through the electrical distributor channel, and NSi enjoys broad placement at over 5,000 branch locations throughout the United States and Canada. NSi differentiates itself through highly recognizable, category-leading brands, a broad product line, high fill and on-time delivery rates, and a consistent pipeline of new products. The Company is headquartered near Charlotte, North Carolina.
Charter Brokerage (“Charter") is a non-asset based third party logistics provider to the North American petroleum industry offering a complementary array of information-based, port-related logistics services to a diverse group of energy product importers and major airline customers.
Charter's services include customs compliance, cargo clearance, inventory tracking, and duty minimization and drawback programs for almost all of the petroleum and petroleum derivative products that enter the U.S. today. Charter's global blue-chip customers rely on the company's highly-specialized, integrated suite of services, proprietary technology, regulatory knowledge and expertise, and market-leading client service. The company's three business lines – Customs Brokerage, Duty Drawback, and Airport Foreign-Trade Zone Services – provide a turnkey solution to parties across the petroleum supply chain.
Sentry Security Systems, LLC (“Sentry") is the leading provider of monitored, electric perimeter security fencing for commercial and industrial facilities in the United States. Sentry installs and retains ownership of a security fence installed at the customer's location, and customers pay a monthly monitoring and service fee.
The company has installed, and monitors, over 3,000 fences across the country. Sentry's products provide safe and secure barriers, customized for each customers' location that produce a non-lethal shock and audible alarm upon activation. The Company is based in Columbia, South Carolina.