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Jim Rikkers
Minneapolis, MN, March 2014– Spell Capital announces an investment in GAF Manufacturing, LLC (“GAF”) dba Midwest Plastic Products. The GAF transaction represents the third portfolio company investment in Spell’s Fund IV. GAF, with facilities in Wisconsin and Iowa, primarily manufactures and markets plastic drain tile, fittings and pipe accessories. The majority of GAF’s products are sold to farmers...
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Minneapolis, MN, February 2014 – Spell Capital announces the sale of Breen Color Concentrates, to Capital Partners® of Greenwich CT. Breen Color Concentrates, headquartered in Lambertville N.J., is a leading supplier of color and additive concentrates to the blow molding, wire and cable, extrusion/injection molding, compounding and roto-molding markets. Spell Capital, in partnership with Breen management, acquired...
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Minneapolis, MN, December 2013– Spell Capital announces Vesta Card Manufacturing has been acquired by American Card Services, which is a portfolio company of Spell Capital Partners. American Card Services acquired the assets of Vesta Card Manufacturing located in Scottsdale, AZ. Vesta has specialized in the design, printing, personalization, mailing, and distribution of plastic cards for the...
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Minneapolis, MN, November 2013 – Spell Capital announces the sale of Kason Corporation, a division of its Fund III portfolio company,Capital Equipment Group, to Baird Capital. Kason Corporation, based in Millburn, N.J., manufactures circulatory vibratory screeners and centrifugal screeners designed to separatebulk solid materials from solids and slurries, and a line of fluid-bed processors for...
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Minneapolis, MN, November 2013 – Spell Capital announced the sale of the Minnesota-based operations of Spectrum Plastics Group to Pexco, an affiliate of Odyssey Investment Partners, LLC. The Minnesota-based operations provide precision injected molding services to customers principally in the medical and surgical, defense and aerospace markets. The Minnesota operation employs approximately 160 people within...
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Minneapolis, MN, June 2013 – Spell Capital announces the sale of Pacific Press Technologies, a division of its Fund III portfolio company, Capital Equipment Group, to Quality Products, Inc., a manufacturer of hydraulic press tools (“Mulitpress”).  After the sale of Pacific Press Technologies, Capital Equipment Group operates two remaining businesses, Kason Corporation and Brown Machine. Pacific Press...
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Data Manufacturing, St. Louis, Missouri, (dba: American Card Services) is a leading manufacturer of printed gift and loyalty cards for global retail merchant payment processors. American Card Services has developed a niche expertise in manufacturing and fulfilling short run gift card orders for retailers around the United States. The company’s proprietary order entry software interface enables...
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Engineered Products Co., Waterloo, Iowa, (dba: Filter Minder) is the leading brand for transportation filter monitoring products. The Company’s products include a full line of air and fuel filter monitors, sensors, gauges and switches. Formed over 30 years ago, the Filter Minder line of filter monitoring devices can be found on a wide variety of applications throughout...
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Minneapolis, MN – April 2012. Spell Capital has announced that it has sold its portfolio company, Arctic Fox, in a transaction that returned over 4.5 times its investment. Spell acquired Arctic Fox on April 2007 and during the five years of Spell’s ownership, the company grew from $13.7 million in sales with an EBITDA of $2.8 million to...
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Minneapolis, MN – March 2012. Spell Capital has announced that it has sold its portfolio company, LAI International, Inc. in a transaction that returned over 7.0 times our investment. Spell acquired LAI in June of 2005 and during the 6½ years of Spell’s ownership, Spell consummated two add on acquisitions and grew the company from $16.0 million in...
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