Our Portfolio

Avante Mezzanine Partners invests $5 to $25 million of junior capital in lower middle market companies with $3 to $15 million of EBITDA. We partner with private equity professionals, independent sponsors, intermediaries, entrepreneurs, management teams, and senior lenders. Please view our portfolio companies below to learn more.

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Amware Logistics

Amware Logistics is a B2B shared warehousing and B2C fulfillment services provider. Amware provides customer-focused, quality-driven and high value-added customized warehousing and fulfillment solutions such as order and inventory management, pick, pack and ship, kitting and transportation management to small and medium-sized businesses. Amware serves a variety of industries where it has developed in-depth understanding and product handling expertise. Amware is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

www.amwarelogistics.com, http://www.avantemezzanine.com/blog/avante-mezzanine-partners-announces-investment-in-amware-logistics-services/

Avante Mezzanine Partners Announces Investment in Amware Logistics Services

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Autometer

Auto Meter Products, Inc. is the world’s leading developer and manufacturer of branded performance instrumentation systems and ruggedized video and data recorders for the specialty automotive market. Auto Meter has also established a market leading position for professional-grade automotive electrical system diagnostic and battery maintenance equipment. Auto Meter is headquartered in Sycamore, IL.

www.autometer.com

Avante Mezzanine Partners Announces Investment in Auto Meter

Channel Technologies

Channel Technologies

Channel Technologies Group, Inc. manufactures piezoelectric ceramics, transducers and complex sonar and navigation systems used in the defense, medical and energy industries.  Channel is headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA.

www.channeltechgroup.com

Avante Mezzanine Announces Investment in Channel Technologies Group

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Cloud Star

Cloud Star manufacturers and sells an extensive product line that includes a wide variety of all natural treats for dogs and cats, grooming products, and pet accessories. Cloud Star is headquartered in San Luis Obispo, CA.

www.cloudstar.com

Avante Mezzanine Partners Announces Investment in Cloud Star

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Delphon

Delphon is a leading advanced materials and assembly company with more than 30 years in business. The company’s Gel-Pak division is the market leader in specialty gel packaging that protects high-value semiconductor components during shipping and handling. Delphon has three other divisions which include Quik-Pak, a provider of advanced assembly services for the semiconductor industry; UltraTape, a manufacturer of specialty tapes for cleanroom environments; and TouchMark, a provider of advanced printing services for the medical industry. Delphon is headquartered in Hayward, CA.

http://www.delphon.com/

Avante Mezzanine Partners Announces Investment in Delphon Industries

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Dexmet

Dexmet Corporation is the leading manufacturer of highly engineered, expanded metals and polymeric materials. Dexmet’s products function as mission-critical components on aircraft to protect against lightning strikes, on high-performance batteries to support conductivity and structure, and on a variety of other niche applications. Dexmet is headquartered in Wallingford, CT.

www.dexmet.com

Avante Mezzanine Announces Investment in Dexmet

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Global ID

The Global ID Group is a family of companies dedicated to the production of safe, ethical, and sustainable food. Global ID companies include Genetic ID, a leader in laboratory testing services for genetically modified organisms; CERT ID, a leading food safety certification company; and two consulting subsidiaries including Food Chain Global Advisors, the exclusive administrator of the Non-GMO Project, the fastest growing seal in the organic food industry. Global ID is headquartered in Fairfield, IA.

www.global-id-group.com

Avante Mezzanine Partners Announces Investment in Global ID Group

Innovative Office Products

Innovative Office Products

Innovative Office Products, LLC is a leading manufacturer of ergonomic mounting solutions for flat panel monitors, notebooks, tablet PCs, and control panels.  IOP is headquartered in Easton, PA.

www.lcdarms.com

Avante Mezzanine Partners Announces Investment in Innovative Office Products

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Katahdin Industries

Katahdin Industries is the leading provider of high-tolerance coating applications and specialized metal-finishing technology and services to the medical device and industrial markets. Katahdin Industries is headquartered in Hudson, MA.

www.katahdin-inc.com

Avante Mezzanine Partners Announces Investment in Katahdin Industries

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Learners Edge

Learners Edge is passionately committed to providing fellow teachers with the kind of continuing education coursework, materials and tools that will help them succeed in the classroom and in their careers.

http://www.learnersedgeinc.com/

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Learner’s Edge

Learner’s Edge Inc. offers professional development and continuing education graduate credit courses to thousands of teachers at an affordable price.  Learner’s Edge is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.

www.learnersedgeinc.com

Avante Mezzanine Partners Announces Investment in Learner’s Edge Inc.

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Network Instruments

Network Instruments, LLC is a provider of software solutions and appliances that monitor and manage IT networks and software application traffic to ensure greater dependability and prevent problems and downtime. Network Instruments in headquartered in Minnetonka, MN.

www.netinst.com

Avante Mezzanine Invests In Network Instruments

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Nobles Manufacturing

Nobles is an industry leading engineer and manufacturer of specialized ammunition chutes primarily used on a variety of fixed wing aircraft, rotary aircraft, and naval weapons platforms for leading domestic and international defense programs. Nobles is headquartered in St. Croix Falls, WI.

www.noblesmfg.com

Avante Mezzanine Partners Deal Announcement – Nobles Manufacturing, Inc. Transaction Closed April 2011

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Pump It Up

PIU Management, LLC is a franchisor of Pump It Up and BounceU entertainment centers which focus on children’s birthday parties using large inflatable equipment. HQ Carousels is one of the largest owners and operators of mall-based double-decker carousels in the United States. PIU Management is headquartered in Tempe, AZ.

www.pumpitupparty.com, www.hqcarousels.com

Avante Mezzanine Partners Announces Investment in PIU Management

Quantum Spatial

Quantum Spatial

Quantum Spatial is the leading national provider of aerial-based geospatial services in the United States. Quantum Spatial is headquartered in Sheboygan, WI.

www.quantumspatial.com

Avante Mezzanine Partners Announces Investment in Aero-Metric

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Spring USA

Spring USA products range from chafing dishes to professional cookware, from induction ranges to coffee urns. Spring USA customers range from hotels to stadiums, and restaurants to cruise ships.

http://springusacom.siteprotect.net/

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SunBriteTV

SunBriteTV is the world’s leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of all-weather outdoor televisions and related accessories. SunbriteTV is headquartered in Thousand Oaks, CA.

www.sunbritetv.com

Avante Mezzanine Partners Deal Announcement – SunBriteTV

TechDevice

TechDevice

TechDevice Holdings designs and manufactures highly engineered catheter and guidewire systems and related components and sub-assemblies.  TechDevice is headquartered in Watertown, MA.

www.techdevice.com

Avante Mezzanine Partners Announces Investment in TechDevice Holdings

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Telestream

Telestream is the industry-leading provider of digital video transcoding software tools and workflow solutions for businesses and consumers. Telestream’s transcoding software allows media to be transferred between different video capture, editing and viewing environments and manipulated in different video formats. Telestream is headquartered in Nevada City, CA.

www.telestream.net

Avante Mezzanine Invests In Telestream

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Therapeutic Research Center

Therapeutic Research Center is the leading advisory service to pharmacists and physicians on new developments in drug therapy, medication management, and dispensing information. Therapeutic Research Center is headquartered in Stockton, CA.

www.therapeuticresearch.com

Avante Mezzanine Partners Announces Investment in Therapeutic Research Center