CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Quad-C Management, a leading middle market private equity firm, today announced the firm has made five investments in the last 15 months, including four new investments and one add-on investment to a current portfolio company.
“It has been a very active year for Quad-C. We are pleased to share the news of our investments in these growing companies that hail from five of the six industries where we have significant expertise - business services, consumer, general industrial, healthcare, specialty distribution and transportation/logistics,” said Tony Ignaczak, President of Quad-C Management. “We are fortunate to have found exceptional management teams to partner with and we look forward to continuing to build value at each of these companies through our jointly crafted growth strategies.”
The five recent investments include:
Interwrap – Quad-C invested in Interwrap in November, 2013. Interwrap is a leading global manufacturer of highly-engineered coated woven materials and multi-layer laminated substrates for a diverse range of applications including synthetic roofing underlayment, protective packaging and geotextiles.
Worldwide Express – Quad-C invested in Worldwide Express in August, 2013. Worldwide Express is a franchisor with 119 independently owned franchise offices across the U.S., serving small-to-medium-sized businesses by providing various asset-light logistics services, including small parcel shipping and less-than-truckload and full truckload freight brokerage services.
EFC International – Quad-C invested in EFC International in April, 2013. Founded in 1983, headquartered in St. Louis, MO, EFC International is a leading value-added distributor of specialty fasteners to the Automotive and Industrial end-markets.
Towncare Dental – Dental Care Alliance, a portfolio company of Quad-C acquired Towncare Dental in December 2012 and has now fully integrated the business. Founded in 1991, Dental Care Alliance, is one of the largest multi-branded dental practice management companies in the United States. Since Quad-C’s investment in DCA in May 2012, the company has completed 15 acquisitions, including Towncare Dental.
Network Hardware Resale – Quad-C invested in Network Hardware Resale in November, 2012. NHR is a global provider of refurbished and surplus networking equipment, servers and optics as well as network equipment maintenance services.
Quad-C also announced today the launch of its new website: www.quadcmanagement.com.
Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia, Quad-C is a middle market private equity firm focused on investing in well-established business services, consumer, general industrial, healthcare, specialty distribution and transportation/logistics companies. In its 25-year history, Quad-C has invested over $2 billion of equity across more than 50 companies. The Quad-C team is committed to partnering with entrepreneurs and management teams to accelerate growth and create long-term value. www.quadcmanagement.com