Walker Edison

October 26, 2016

Realized Investment Walker Edison is an innovative, ready-to-assemble furniture manufacturer established in 2006.  Its high quality, stylish furniture enables customers to break away from the standard mold and “Live Outside The Box.”  Its products are sold through e-commerce and traditional retailers.  Caltius Structured Capital provided mezzanine debt and a significant minority equity investment to facilitate the […]

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Hill Country Holdings

March 27, 2014

Realized Investment Hill Country Holdings (“HCH”) is the largest licensee and independent operator of the largest furniture retailer in the United States, Ashley Furniture HomeStores (“Ashley”).  Ashley is the retail network of the world’s largest home furniture manufacturer, Ashley Furniture Industries.  Founded in 2002, HCH has grown from a single store in Austin, TX to 24 […]

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J-B Weld

December 27, 2012

Realized Investment J-B Weld develops, formulates, markets, distributes and sells a branded line of cold-weld epoxy adhesives to consumers and professionals in both the automotive and hardware market segments. Founded in 1969, J-B Weld is as a leader in its category, with a range of premium products recognized for their strength of bond, overall performance, durability […]

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Griplock Systems, LLC

August 30, 2008

Realized Investment Griplock Systems, LLC provides cable suspension systems that address a wide range of applications, including energy efficient lighting, retail signage and store fixture display, architectural ceilings, theatrical and trade show rigging, and museum-quality art display. The proceeds from Caltius Structured Capital’s investment were used to support KCA Partners’ acquisition of the company. Carpinteria, […]

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True Home Value

October 30, 2006

Realized Investment True Home Value, a home improvement company, manufactures and installs customized residential replacement windows and offers a range of services including kitchen and bath remodeling, exterior siding, decking, sun rooms, and roofing. The company operates in the Midwestern US through its network of wholly-owned regional subsidiaries, including well-recognized names Leingang Home Centers, Primax […]

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KCAEP, LLC

May 30, 2006

Realized Investment KCAEP, an acquisition vehicle of San-Francisco based private equity firm KCA Partners, is a holding company for two separate subsidiaries: Apex-Carex Healthcare Products, a manufacturer and marketer of low-tech self-treated medical products; and, Van’s International Foods, a manufacturer and marketer of gourmet frozen waffles. Caltius Mezzanine initially invested in the company in 2002 through […]

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Dickinson Frozen Foods

December 5, 2002

Realized Investment Dickinson Frozen Foods, Inc., founded in 1986, is the oldest and largest processor of Individually Quick Frozen (IQF) onions in the United States. The company also provides fresh whole peel onions, IQF peppers, blended frozen vegetables and other specialty products. In December 2002, Caltius Mezzanine provided senior subordinated financing to support a management […]

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KCAEP, LLC

March 5, 2002

Realized Investment KCAEP, LLC a holding company formed by KCA Partners, consists of three operating subsidiaries: Apex Medical Corporation, a manufacturer of low-tech, self-care medical products; KCA Foods, a majority owner of Van’s International Foods, a manufacturer of gourmet frozen waffles; and KCA Engineered Plastics, the sole owner of US Thermoplastics, a manufacturer of molded plastic […]

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Homegrown Natural Foods

October 5, 2000

Realized Investment Homegrown Natural Foods was formed in 1999 as a platform to consolidate and grow branded companies in the natural foods industry. In October 2000, Caltius Mezzanine provided senior subordinated debt financing to help HomeGrown acquire Napa Valley Kitchens and Fantastic Foods. Napa, California www.annies.com

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Closet World

March 6, 1998

Realized Investment Closet World, Inc. designs, manufactures and installs custom-made organization and storage systems, including closet, garage, home office and entertainment systems, wall and pantry units. In March 1998, Caltius Mezzanine provided the financing to complete the recapitalization of Closet World in order to facilitate the purchase of the company by its president. Whittier, California  www.closetworld.com

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