Structure: Control, with significant management ownership Balmoral opportunity: Dispatch was an opportunity for Balmoral to invest alongside its founder in one of the most significant dirt and aggregate hauling companies in the region and to reinvigorate itself with a strengthened balance sheet.The new liquidity has allowed Dispatch the opportunity to pursue large projects, acquire a business in an adjacent territory and invest in growth.Website: hauler and broker of dirt and aggregates in California and Nevada.Dispatch has operated for almost 60 years and is considered a leader and “brand name” in its markets.Website: of the world’s first plastic pallet rental service featuring lightweight, 100% recyclable plastic pallets with embedded radio frequency identification (RFID) technology.The company’s plastic pallets and integrated technologies yield significant savings for product manufacturers (of beverages, foods, pharmaceuticals, agriculture, etc.) and their customers who receive such products (e.g. see more Industry: Logistics / Mobile Assets Status: Active Headquarters: Orlando, FLLeadership: Jeff Liebesman (CEO) and Robert Liebesman Transaction type: Note purchase, followed by purchase of assets by credit bidding in 363 bankruptcy sale Structure: Majority, in Shared-Control Structure Balmoral opportunity: Partnered with experienced and successful operators and a private equity firm (whose foreign affiliate had manufactured 10 million pallets that i GPS has purchased) to acquire the only U. The new management will implement strategies focused on greater logistics efficiency, faster velocity of the assets in use and lower loss/damage rates. and Mexico and serves a diverse range of customers within the telecommunications, industrial, energy, defense and aerospace markets.
It dominates the middle- to high-end segments of the pontoon market. see more Industry: Boat Manufacturing Status: Active Date of investment: December, 2009Headquarters: Elkhart, INLeadership: Steve Vogel, Founder and CEOTransaction type: Asset purchase from a bank via UCC Article IX purchase.
Within nine months of Balmoral’s investment, Dispatch expanded into Northern California through the purchase of certain assets of a local company.
see more Industry: Logistics / Transportation Status: Active Date of investment: September, 2011Headquarters: Fontana, CALeadership: Bruce Degler, Founder and CEO; Kim Pugmire, President Transaction type: Asset purchase from a bank via UCC Article IX purchase.
Silver Aero is a joint venture with an aerospace aftermarket sale and leasing company.
Silver Aero acquires assets opportunistically by identifying those that (a) have entered into the mid-life status of their life cycle, (b) are migrating from tier one operators to the secondary marketplace; and/or (c) have reached a point in their life cycle where the sum of their parts is worth more than the value derived from repairing, maintaining and operating them.