Portfolio

Vanner, Incorporated

Austin Capital, leading a group of private investors, recapitalized Vanner, Incorporated in February 2014. 

Austin Capital Partners, L.P., in partnership with senior management, originally acquired the Company in August 2005. Vanner, Inc. designs, manufactures, and supports power conversion and power management systems and related products for the mobile utility, transit bus and coach, emergency vehicle, truck, and remote battery monitoring markets.

Leather Resources of America, Inc.

Austin Capital, leading a group of private investors, recapitalized Leather Resources of America, Inc. (DBA Conneaut Leather) in February 2014.

Austin Capital Partners, L.P., in partnership with senior management, acquired Leather Resources of America, Inc. in October 2005. The Company, which operates under the trade name Conneaut Leather, is a quality leather finisher that serves numerous markets, including the high-end office furniture industry, automotive aftermarket, aircraft and bookbinding markets.

Westny Building Products Company
Austin Capital Partners, L.P., in partnership with Seneca Capital Partners and Michael A. Schuler, acquired Westny Building Products Company ("Westny") in December 2003. Westny is the exclusive distributor of Pella Windows and door products (www.pella.com) for western New York, including Buffalo, Rochester, and Jamestown.

 

Affiliated Investments:

Omega Sea LLC.
Austin Capital Corporation, in partnership with founders Denny and Marty Crews and a group of private investors, acquired the assets of OmegaSea, Inc in March, 2011. Omega Sea, LLC is a leading manufacturer and distributor of premium food and related products for the aquarium hobbyist. Fish food is marketed worldwide under the Omega One brand.

 

Realized Investments:

Southern Mill Creek Products of Ohio, Inc.

Southern Mill Creek Products of Ohio, Inc. ("SMCP"), with ten distribution centers in the northeast / midwest and two distribution centers in Florida, was a leading regional distributor of specialty chemicals and other products to the professional pest control industry. Austin Capital Partners successfully sold SMCP to Univar USA in April, 2010.  Mr. Hartwell served as SMCP's CEO from 2008 - 2010. Click here for Press Release.

The C.E. White Co

The C.E. White Company is a leading manufacturer of quality seating products for the school bus and commercial / transit markets.   Austin Capital Partners, L.P., in partnership with senior management, acquired The C.E. White Co. in April, 2008. Austin Capital Partners successfully sold The C.E. White Company to the Hickory Springs Manufacturing Company in December, 2012.  Click here for Press Release.