Portfolio Companies

  • Current Investments

    ASPEQ Heating Group

    ASPEQ Heating Group

    ASPEQ Heating Group is a St. Louis, Missouri based manufacturer of highly engineered electric‐heating and thermal‐management technologies. The Company’s customized and standard designs sold under the INDEECO, Heatrex and AccuTherm brands are value‐added solutions versus more standardized, higher‐volume heating elements. Combined, they represent one of the industry’s broadest portfolios of thermal management solutions, serving a wide array of markets, applications and customers.

    www.aspeqheating.com
    www.heatrex.com
    www.indeeco.com
    www.accutherm.com

  • Courtagen

    Courtagen

    Courtagen, headquartered in Woburn, Massachusetts, is a diagnostic testing services business that converts genomic data into actionable clinical information for the diagnosis of critical pediatric neurological and metabolic disorders. Specifically, Courtagen focuses on mitochondrial disorders, epilepsy, and intellectual disability, including autism spectrum disorders. Courtagen’s state-of-the-art Next Generation Sequencing clinical laboratory integrates cloud-based computing and custom analytical methods to provide the most comprehensive genetic information to clinicians, patients, and their families to help diagnose diseases and guide treatment decisions.

    www.courtagen.com

  • Dyno Holdings

    Dyno Holdings

    Dyno, headquartered in Pompano Beach, Florida, is the exclusive licensee of the Singer brand for sewing accessories and one of the largest producers and marketers of holiday decorative home products in North America.  The exclusive license enables Dyno to sell a large and diverse portfolio of sewing products, including cutting instruments, fasteners, needles, thread and a wide variety of other sewing related notions and accessories.  Dyno’s sewing business is complemented by its holiday decorative home products that include holiday-oriented home décor, holiday decorations and ornaments, tree stands, decorative bows, light-hanging accessories and storage solutions.

    www.dynomerchandise.com

  • Hubbardton Forge

    Hubbardton Forge

    Founded in 1974, Hubbardton Forge is a Vermont based premier designer and manufacturer of branded hand-forged premium lighting fixtures. Hubbardton Forge focuses on the premium segment of the lighting fixture industry with products sold both in the U.S. and internationally through a network of over 1,300 accounts serving the residential and commercial markets. Products sold include pendants, sconces, outdoor fixtures, chandeliers, semi-flush ceiling fixtures, table lamps, floor lamps, and other accessories. The Company offers over 900 base products across multiple design families, and offers the ability to customize each product with various finishes, glass, and shading options, and other accessories. The hand-forged manufacturing process and "Made In Vermont"  quality is unique to the Hubbardton Forge brand and gives true meaning to the Company’s slogan: “Modern American Blacksmiths”.

    www.hubbardtonforge.com
    www.vtforge.com

  • Nexus Brands Group

    Nexus Brands Group is a family of leading brands and businesses that design, manufacture, market and distribute furniture, equipment and supplies to professional customers serving the tattoo, pet grooming and spa/salon markets. Nexus includes TATSoul and Kingpin Tattoo Supply, industry leading brands in the tattoo supply industry, ComfortGroom for the pet grooming market, and ComfortSoul for the spa/salon markets. Nexus businesses operate independently while working together in the design, development and innovation of new products and receive support from the Nexus Brands Group office.

    TATSoul, A Nexus Brands Group Company

    TATSoul, A Nexus Brands Group Company

    TATSoul is a California based producer of industry‐leading premium quality furniture, machines, power supplies, needles, and tubes and distributes a full line of supplies including inks, aftercare lotions, and other tattoo and body piercing accessories. For nearly a decade, TATSoul has established and maintained a reputation as the tattoo industry’s true innovator and producer of premium products dedicated to unwavering quality.

    www.tatsoul.com



    Kingpin Tattoo Supply, A Nexus Brands Group Company

    Kingpin Tattoo Supply, A Nexus Brands Group Company

    Kingpin Tattoo Supply is a Florida based designer, manufacturer, and distributor of tattoo equipment and supplies. The Kingpin brand produces high quality needles and tubes and distributes a full breadth of other tattoo supplies including inks, machines, medical supplies and body piercing accessories. Founded in 1996, Kingpin has continually been an industry leader and is known for consistent high quality products and superior customer service.

    www.kingpintattoosupply.com

  • Rizing

    Vesta, A Rizing Company

    Vesta, A Rizing Company

    Founded in 2005, Vesta operates a functional and technical consulting practice focused on EAM solution architecture and configuration for customers in asset intensive industries. The functional consulting practice is focused on architecting and integrating SAP EAM modules, which help customers track, manage and report on capital asset usage, with expertise in utilities, mining, rail and oil & gas. In addition to its consulting services, the Company offers proprietary software solutions addressing niche EAM demands. As a leader in the EAM space and an SAP Select Consulting Partner, the Company is regularly hired by Fortune 500 customers to design and implement master IT roadmaps specifying enterprise application architecture and configuration.

    www.rizing.com


    /N SPRO, A Rizing Company

    /N SPRO, A Rizing Company

    Founded in 2003, /N SPRO provides a high‐value offering for the increasing market need of specialized consulting services in SAP’s emerging solutions area. As SAP AG continues to expand its solution portfolio, /N SPRO stays focused on being the leader of new SAP product innovation and gaining deep knowledge about new products ahead of mainstream market adoption. /N SPRO offers an elite team that is first to market and delivers high‐quality consulting. They are driven to help customers achieve success with SAP software such as SuccessFactors, SAP for Retail, SAP mobile solutions and SAP HCM. As an end‐to‐end consulting services provider, /N SPRO offers business consulting that provides trusted guidance for maximum business impact, implementation services to help customers become a best‐run business, and service desk assistance for continued business success.

    www.rizing.com

  • Specialty Brands Holdings

    Papa Gino’s / D’Angelo

    Papa Gino’s / D’Angelo

    Papa Gino’s / D’Angelo, headquartered in Dedham, Massachusetts, is a dominant quick-service restaurant operator in New England. The Company has two brands that serve more than 50 million guests each year: Papa Gino’s pizza restaurants and D’Angelo sandwich shops. Both restaurant chains, each established over 40 years ago, are the leaders of their respective concepts in their markets served. Both brands share a commitment to provide high-quality products; attentive service; clean, convenient, attractive restaurants; and a premium value for every guest. The Company has over 330 systemwide locations in New England.

    www.papaginos.com
    www.dangelos.com

  • Taos

    Taos

    Taos, headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, is an IT infrastructure consulting and managed services firm that delivers technical and strategic solutions to address challenges throughout a company’s IT lifecycle.  The Company’s service offerings are organized around the four main stages of the IT lifecycle: Plan (advisory services), Design (development of architecture and solutions), Build (physical or virtual system components), and Run (on-site support and managed services). Taos’ expertise in leading edge technologies and deep knowledge across all infrastructure, cloud operations and datacenter domains allows Taos the ability to plan, design, build and run its client’s IT infrastructure systems.

    www.taos.com

  • Exited Investments

    Specialty Coating Systems

    Specialty Coating Systems

    Specialty Coating Systems ("SCS"), headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, is the world's leading supplier of high-performance Parylene conformal coating solutions for the medical, electronic and automotive markets. SCS provides specialized coating solutions to its customers in the form of high-end applications using a polymer-based coating that uniformly protects any component configuration on a variety of substrates including metal, glass, paper, resin, plastic, ceramic and silicon. SCS currently has nine locations to serve its customers worldwide, including four locations in the United States, two locations in Asia, two in Europe, and one in Central America. The Company's research and development team works in close collaboration with both customers and coating research professionals to maintain its global leadership position within the conformal coatings arena. Bunker Hill Capital announced the sale of Specialty Coating Systems, Inc. on June 12, 2008.

    Please click here to read the press release regarding the sale.
    www.scscoatings.com

  • SunBriteTV

    SunBriteTV

    SunBriteTV, headquartered in Thousand Oaks, California, is the world’s leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of all-weather outdoor televisions, outdoor digital displays and related accessories. The Company offers multiple lines of high definition LCD and LED televisions and digital displays featuring proprietary software and design elements that allow the units to withstand heavy rain, moisture, dust and insects, and to operate in extreme temperatures, ranging from -24 to 122 degrees Fahrenheit. All of SunBriteTV’s outdoor televisions and digital displays are designed and engineered specifically for outdoor use and are not repurposed indoor televisions. The Company sells its products in the U.S. and internationally, for both residential and commercial applications. Bunker Hill Capital announced the sale of SunBriteTV on October 26, 2015.

    Please click here to read the press release regarding the sale.
    www.sunbritetv.com

  • California Family Fitness

    California Family Fitness

    California Family Fitness (“CFF”), headquartered in Orangevale, California, is the market-leading owner and operator of fitness centers in the greater Sacramento, California area. CFF currently has 16 mid-to-large format club locations, each of which offers a selection of modern exercise equipment, swimming pools and basketball/racquetball courts as well as member services such as fitness class instruction, child care, tanning, sauna and steam rooms, and organized sports leagues. The Company, which has been voted “Best Fitness Club in Sacramento” by Sacramento Magazine for the past 13 years in a row, offers members a family-oriented club environment and a complete selection of activities for one competitive monthly fee. Bunker Hill Capital announced the sale of California Family Fitness on January 6, 2016.

    www.californiafamilyfitness.com

  • The Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group

    The Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group

    The Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, is a leading operator of high-end, high-volume steakhouses located in major cities across the United States. Smith & Wollensky is one of the few national steakhouses that dry-ages and hand-butchers USDA Prime beef on premise to ensure unparalleled quality, tender texture and outstanding flavor. Each Smith & Wollensky restaurant offers distinctive high quality food, creative menus, an extensive wine selection and exceptional customer service accompanied by attractive design and décor. The Company’s nine restaurants are located in Miami Beach, Chicago, Las Vegas, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Columbus, Houston and two locations in Boston (Atlantic Wharf and Back Bay). Bunker Hill Capital announced the sale of The Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group on March 21, 2016.

    www.smithandwollensky.com