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Altima Dental Centres Inc.

www.altimadental.com

Management Buyout
Partnership with Founders
Subsequent Add-On Acquisitions

Press Releases
12/2016


Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Altima Dental Centres is one of the largest dental services organizations in Canada, with a clinic network that includes offices across six provinces. Altima-affiliated practices have an excellent reputation for providing high-quality dental services and always putting patients first.

Altima is well known throughout the Canadian market for second-to-none care, top notch providers and staff, and a broad suite of convenient services. Altima Dental offers patients high quality dentistry services at competitive prices in friendly, well-appointed dental clinics. Altima's strategy is to continue to grow by adding affiliated dental offices throughout Canada.



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Cabi LLC

www.cabionline.com/

Management buyout

Press Releases
03/2017


Headquartered in Carson, California, cabi is a direct marketing company that designs and sells women’s apparel through a network of more than 3,400 independent stylists. Cabi’s stylists sell its clothes through by-invitation-only shows in private homes in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. Cabi provides sales training and marketing support to its stylists and leads the industry in stylist retention, which has enabled it to become a leader in the direct selling channel.

Cabi's stylists conduct shows in the homes of more than 78,000 hostesses. Cabi delivers beautifully-detailed and high-quality designer clothing that is on trend, accessibly-priced and appeals to a broad and attractive demographic. Cabi is revolutionizing the way women shop and work through its unique fashion experience and the career opportunities it offers its independent stylists.



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Captain D's Inc.

www.captainds.com/

Management Buyout

Press Releases
12/2017


Captain D's is a franchisor and operator of more than 500 Captain D's seafood restaurants spanning 21 U.S. states. The Captain D's system has established strongholds in the Southeast and Midwest and is the nation's leading restaurant operator in the quick service restaurant seafood sector. With Captain D's seafood menu based on ocean-caught fish and a beach-themed dining format, it is uniquely positioned in the QSR market, a sub category that has outgrown the broader restaurant industry since 2011.

Captain D's holds a unique market position and is recognized as one of the top 10 brands in America for consumer loyalty. Captain D's also attracts younger guests and is the clear category leader. Moreover, its same-store-sales growth over the past decade is in the very top QSR tier regardless of category. Captain D's provides highly attractive and consistent unit economics for its franchise partners, which is fueling growth in new franchise sales and openings.



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Colson Group

www.colsongroup.com

Management Buyout
Transition from Family Ownership

Press Releases
04/2012


Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Colson Group is the market leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of casters, wheels, and related hardware products. Colson maintains the premier position worldwide in caster technology. Colson’s products comprise a wide range of casters and wheels, including light duty, medium duty, heavy duty and super heavy duty used in industrial, commercial and institutional applications. Colson’s manufacturing and distribution infrastructure is the broadest in the industry, with 35 facilities located in 15 countries. Colson’s branded product portfolio is recognized as the highest quality in the market, which is critical for end users for whom the cost of failure is high.

Sentinel acquired Colson from Pritzker family trusts. Jay and Bob Pritzker orignially acquired Colson in 1953. Under the Pritzkers, Colson became the worldwide leader in caster technology and today offers its customers the most complete line of industrial casters. Through its Shepherd Hardware subsidiary, Colson also offers cutting edge mobility solutions for the retail consumer market.



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Corporate Visions, Inc.

www.corporatevisions.com

Management buyout

Press Releases
05/2015


Corporate Visions is a leading provider of training products and services to improve sales force productivity. Based in Larkspur, California, Corporate Visions is a thought leader and innovator in the marketing and sales enablement industry.

Corporate Visions develops and applies research from decision sciences to help its Fortune 1000 global B2B clients win more business and increase profitability. Its blue-chip clients include ADP, Cisco, Motorola, UPS, and DuPont.



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Credit Infonet Group, Inc.

www.cingroup.com

Management buyout

Press Releases


Credit Infonet Group, Inc., headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, provides consumer bankruptcy attorneys with the most comprehensive single-source offering of Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act ("BAPCPA") compliant due diligence products and information services available in the market.

CIN provides due diligence products and consumer credit data to more than 10,000 law firms nationally. CIN pioneered and developed the technology platform and product offerings to streamline attorney workflow and satisfy BAPCPA due diligence investigation requirements. CIN offers the industry-leading Consumer Liability Report that imports liability data directly into leading forms preparation software packages via partner interfaces and offers the industry's first post-bankruptcy predictive credit score. CIN also offers IRS tax transcripts, real property valuations, title information, automobile valuations, and a gateway to approved credit counseling and debtor education courses.

CIN's innovative and affordable products promote increased accuracy, create process efficiencies, and streamline workflow management in the practices of thousands of bankruptcy attorneys nationwide.



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Critical Solutions International, Inc.

www.c-s-i.com

Recapitalization

Press Releases
02/2011


Critical Solutions International, Inc., headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is the leading global supplier of landmine and improvised explosive device detection vehicles, systems and support services to U.S. and foreign military forces. Sentinel partnered in the transaction with CSI’s founders, Tennessee Valley Ventures, and senior management.

Founded in 1999, CSI has been an important resource to the U.S. Army, U.S. Marines, and the Canadian Armed Forces for testing, developing and supplying landmine detection vehicles and systems. CSI’s primary product, the Vehicle Mounted Mine Detection system, nicknamed the Husky, is a unique, life-saving, combat-proven vehicle that is blast-survivable, field-reparable, four-wheel steerable, and highly effective at detecting all forms of land-based explosive devices. Today the Husky is a Program of Record with a DX Rating—the highest possible rating granted by the U.S. armed forces.

CSI's vehicle systems are designed to enhance the military’s mobility by detecting improvised explosive devices and landmines in harsh combat conditions. Its systems also mark and detonate landmines and IEDs during route clearance operations ahead of military convoys. CSI's systems are not only safe to operate, but also save lives and prevent catastrophic injuries to service personnel in combat settings.



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Driven Performance Brands, Inc.

www.flowmastermufflers.com

Management buyout

Press Releases
09/2015


Driven Performance Brands ("DPB") is a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of specialty automotive aftermarket performance products for car and truck enthusiasts. DPB offers a variety of uniquely designed and stylized products to a wide range of automotive enthusiasts who consider what they drive and how the vehicle performs an important lifestyle choice. DPB's product line touches almost every part of the undercar, from exhaust to transmission, drivetrain, and electronic tuning products, and is marketed under five leading brands: Flowmaster, B&M Racing and Performance, Hurst Shifters, Hurst Driveline Conversions, and Dinan Engineering.

Founded in 1953, DPB is headquartered in Santa Rosa, California. DPB sells through online specialty retailers, warehouse distributors, auto dealers, traditional auto parts retailers, and OEMs, as well as directly to consumers. DPB is a strong, consumer-focused company with a portfolio of iconic brands and an unmatched distribution network. DPB operates in a large and fragmented industry, has a committed and loyal customer base of devoted automotive enthusiasts, and is well positioned to add similarly compelling brands to its portfolio.

 

Product Families
B&M Racing & Performance
Dinan Engineering
Flowmaster Exhaust Systems
Hurst Driveline Conversions
Hurst Shifters



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Fazoli's Group Inc.

www.fazolis.com

Management buyout

Press Releases
07/2015


Fazoli's Group, Inc. is a franchisor and operator of Italian fast casual restaurants in the United States and is well positioned to accelerate its growth in the rapidly expanding fast casual segment of the restaurant industry.

Founded in 1988 and headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky, Fazoli's is the leading Italian fast casual dining concept that offers moderately priced, freshly-prepared pasta entrees, sandwiches, pizza and salads in a convenient, friendly environment. Fazoli's blends the low price point and speed of a quick service restaurant with the quality, atmosphere and service traditionally found in the casual dining segment. With strong brand awareness and a loyal customer base, Fazoli's was named the 2013 Fast Casual Brand of the Year and Franchise Business Review's "Top 40 Food Franchises" in 2015.



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Hollander Sleep Products, Inc.

www.hollander.com

Management Buyout

Press Releases
10/2014


Founded in 1953 and headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, Hollander is a leader in the North American basic bedding segment producing bed pillows, mattress pads, comforters, foam products, and related sleep accessories. Hollander markets its products under a portfolio of highly recognizable proprietary, licensed, and retail partner brands including Ralph Lauren®, Simmons®, Beautyrest®, Laura Ashley®, Nautica®, Waverly®, and Live Comfortably®.

Hollander operates nine facilities across North America and employs more than 1,600 people worldwide. Hollander sells its products to departments stores, big box retailers, independent stores, and through catalog and Internet retailers.



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Luminaires Group

www.theluminairesgroup.com

Transition from Founder Ownership

Press Releases
06/2016


The Luminaires Group ("TLG"), founded in 1987 with hubs in Montreal, Canada and Oceanside, California, is a leading North American manufacturer of specification-grade and architectural lighting fixtures. TLG designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes specification-grade lighting products across North America via three niche brands, each with its own focus. Eureka concentrates on indoor and outdoor decorative lighting; Amerillum focuses on indoor and outdoor architectural lighting; and Cyclone specializes in outdoor area lighting. TLG serves commercial, institutional, hospitality, and municipal end markets and offers a wide range of contemporary lighting fixtures for interior and exterior use. TLG has received many industry awards for its innovative lighting designs and product excellence, including several prestigious Reddot Awards

TLG is a leading lighting platform with strong development and design capabilities and a record of innovation. TLG enjoys an impressive breadth of award-winning products and benefits from longstanding sales relationships and distribution channels in North America. Operating in a highly-fragmented market, TLG is a leader in best practices and operational excellence.

In June 2016, Sentinel Capital Partners recapitalized TLG, whose management also invested in the transaction. Sentinel originated, sponsored and negotiated the transaction, arranged the acquisition debt and provided private equity financing from Sentinel Capital Partners V, L.P.



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Marketplace Events LLC

www.marketplaceevents.com

Management buyout

Press Releases
01/2016


Marketplace Events, headquartered in Solon, Ohio, organizes and operates consumer shows targeting the home improvement and enthusiast market including remodeling, home decor, and gardening. Marketplace has the largest portfolio of home and garden shows across the U.S. and Canada. Leveraging scale, technology, and predictability, Marketplace Events brings together 14,000 exhibitors, 1.5 million consumers, and 1.5 million unique web visitors on an annual basis.

Marketplace Events creates vibrant expositions connecting enthusiasts with experts, products, and services in dynamic face-to-face environments. Marketplace Events produces some of the most successful and longest-running shows in North America, including market-leading home shows in Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. – several of which have thrived in their markets for more than 75 years. Marketplace Events is the clear leader in the North American home and garden show industry.



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MB2 Dental Solutions, LLC

www.mb2dental.com/about-mb2/

Management Buyout
Partnership with Founders
Subsequent Add-On Acquisitions

Press Releases
09/2017


Headquartered in Carrollton, Texas, and serving patients in Alaska, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas, MB2 is a leading DSO that employs a 'joint venture' business model through which affiliated dentists enjoy the clinical benefits of a private practice and the infrastructure, compliance, marketing, and purchasing advantages of the traditional DSO model. MB2 draws on the energy of highly-engaged dentist partners with deep commitment and aligned interests. MB2 has grown rapidly through de novo openings, add-on acquisitions, and strong existing-office growth. MB2 offers general dentistry services, orthodontics, cosmetic dentistry, and oral surgery.

MB2 has developed a unique approach, which is designed primarily to serve the interests of dentists and their patients. MB2 bridges the gap between private practice and traditional DSOs with a motto that 'patients come before profits.' MB2 attracts and retains highly talented and motivated entrepreneurial dentists by offering clinical autonomy and the opportunity to become owners of their own practices, while using an efficient and established operating model.



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Nekoosa, Inc.

www.nekoosa.com/

Management buyout

Press Releases
11/2017


Headquartered in Nekoosa, Wisconsin, Nekoosa is a leading manufacturer of highly engineered, specialty paper and film products used in the graphics and commercial print markets. Nekoosa produces a comprehensive suite of specialty engineered materials in four key product areas: application and pressure sensitive tapes used to protect and transfer graphics onto surfaces such as store windows and commercial vehicles; specialty synthetic papers that offer a digitally printable tear-and-water-proof alternative to lamination; sheeted digital and offset grade carbonless paper; and extruded film products used in wall panel, credit card, and lighting applications. Through a network of more than 1,000 global distributor partners, Nekoosa serves a highly-diverse base of more than 70,000 commercial print and graphics shops in 65 countries.

Nekoosa has enhanced its leadership position through its highly-specialized operational expertise, unparalleled distribution network, and excellent corporate culture committed to developing a first-class employee base. Nekoosa has a long record of innovation, leadership, and growth. Nekoosa is growing organically and is also via executing add-on acquisitions. Nekoosa has developed a playbook for identifying and integrating complementary businesses.



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Newk's Eatery

www.newks.com

Management buyout

Press Releases
03/2014


Newk's Eatery, headquartered in Jackson, Mississipi, is a franchisor and operator of fast casual restaurants. Newk's is a rapidly growing market leader in the fast casual restaurant segment throughout the Southeast and is well positioned to accelerate its growth in the rapidly expanding fast casual segment of the restaurant industry.

Newk's began in 2004 as a sandwich shop in Oxford, Mississippi and has grown into one of the fastest growing franchisors of fast casual restaurants. Newk's offers a diverse menu of high quality, made-from-scratch sandwiches, soups, salads, and pizzas.



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Quick Weight Loss Centers LLC

www.quickweightlosscenter.com

Management buyout

Press Releases
08/2016


Quick Weight Loss Centers LLC is a leading, multistate health and wellness company that provides weight loss management services. Quick Weight Loss's services address the nation’s growing obesity problem through highly differentiated weight loss programs that enable clients to achieve and maintain their weight loss goals.

Through 32 weight loss management centers in Texas and Florida, Quick Weight Loss offers a proprietary, retail-based weight loss program that teaches customers how to lose weight through nutritional programs that are augmented with significant one-on-one, in-person counseling and supplemental product sales. Quick Weight Loss’s nutritional programs educate clients how to eat well-balanced diets without counting calories or eating pre-packed food, and its high frequency, in-person counseling drives accountability and positive customer outcomes. Founded in 1988, Quick Weight Loss has helped thousands of people achieve and maintain their weight goals.



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Revenew International LLC

www.revenew.net

Management buyout

Press Releases
07/2016


Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Revenew International provides cost recovery and cost containment services that deliver monetary recoveries and cost reduction benefits. Revenew serves a blue-chip Fortune 500 customer base, with particular expertise in the energy, utilities, and manufacturing sectors, through two core services lines: contract compliance and supplier payment review. Revenew's comprehensive suite of cost recovery solutions presents unique and highly compelling opportunities for clients to identify incorrect payments and recover overbilled amounts.

Revenew's services enable its clients to seek recovery from their service providers through the identification of incorrect payments and overbilled amounts. Revenew's programs ensure compliance with commercial terms, recover lost monies and provide best practice recommendations for contractual and operational improvements.



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RotoMetrics, Inc.

www.rotometrics.com

Management Buyout

Press Releases
11/2014


RotoMetrics is the leading global provider of precision rotary tooling for the printing and converting industries. RotoMetrics supports customers from manufacturing and repair service facilities in nine countries including the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Germany, Australia and Thailand.

Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, RotoMetrics provides made-to-order precision rotary cutting dies and engineered tooling for web converting and printing applications. These products are critical components in the production of a wide array of tags, labels, and packaging items used in the consumer goods, healthcare and industrial markets. RotoMetrics maintains deep relationships with a highly diverse blue chip customer base of more than 5,000 converters and OEMs. RotoMetrics enjoys the #1 position in its core tag and label market.



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SONNY'S Enterprises, Inc.

www.sonnysdirect.com/

Recapitalization

Press Releases
12/2016


SONNY'S Enterprises, Inc. is the leading worldwide manufacturer of conveyorized car wash systems. SONNY'S is headquartered in Tamarac, Florida, where it designs and manufactures car wash systems.

With strong development and design capabilities and a long-term record of innovation and excellent customer satisfaction, SONNY'S has become the premier global provider of car care products to car wash professionals. SONNY'S offers a broad range of car wash products and services and has established longstanding sales relationships and distribution channels throughout North America.



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TGI Fridays, Inc.

www.tgifridays.com

Corporate Carveout
Management Buyout

Press Releases
07/2014


TGI Fridays, headquartered in Carrollton, Texas, is a global leader in the $85 billion casual dining segment of the restaurant industry, with an iconic, globally recognized, 49-year-old brand and a heritage as the original American bar and grill. The Fridays system comprises more than 900 restaurants in 60 countries, including more than 500 restaurants in the U.S. Fridays boasts the largest international presence of any U.S. casual dining chain, and customers around the world equate the highly recognizable brand with classic American fare and expert service. The Fridays system generates more than $2.6 billion in systemwide sales.

Fridays differentiates itself from other casual dining restaurants through its unique positioning as a “casual dining bar.” The bar-centric concept—to which the social experience of customers is as central as the restaurants’ high-quality food and drinks—is embodied in Fridays’ name and motto: “In Here It’s Always Friday.” Fridays is known for inventing the “happy hour” and introducing Long Island iced tea, potato skins, and Jack Daniels-branded food items to American casual dining.



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Total Military Management, Inc.

www.totalmm.com

Management Buyout

Press Releases
04/2015


Total Military Management is the leading global provider of relocation services for U.S. military and government personnel. Based in Jacksonville, Florida, TMM is a technology-enabled, asset-light provider of logistical, administrative, sales and marketing services to a network of transportation service providers.

TMM targets the fragmented $2.5 billion U.S. military moving and storage industry, which is comprised of approximately 300,000 annual relocations of the 1.3 million active duty U.S. military members and their families. TMM utilizes its sophisticated technology systems, operating infrastructure, and global network of service providers to manage the resource-intensive and administratively complex logistical tasks associated with military relocations.



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UBEO Business Services, LLC

www.ubeo.com

Management Buyout
Partnership with Founders
Subsequent Add-On Acquisitions

Press Releases
04/2018


Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, UBEO Business Services is a provider of best-in-class document management equipment and related services. UBEO facilitates business technology integration by offering the newest, best, and most innovative ideas in hardware and software solutions to its customer base of mid-sized businesses, schools, and municipalities. UBEO sells and services globally-recognized copier and printer equipment primarily in major Texas metropolitan markets. UBEO manages an installed base of over 20,000 machines and maintains long-term relationships with leading vendors such as Konica Minolta, Kyocera, Ricoh, and Xerox.

As the largest independent service provider in Texas, UBEO is a scalable platform that is well positioned to consolidate its highly fragmented industry. UBEO has consistently outperformed its competition in the service categories that its customers value most – technical capability, service quality, and on-time delivery.



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WellSpring Pharmaceutical Corporation

www.wellspringpharm.com

Management Buyout
Transition from Founder Ownership

Press Releases
09/2017
10/2011


WellSpring Pharmaceutical Corporation, headquartered in Sarasota, Florida, is a manufacturer and marketer of branded OTC health and personal care products in the United States and Canada. WellSpring markets a portfolio of stable and well-recognized OTC brands focused on skin care and gastrointestinal care. WellSpring's OTC products have widespread distribution through major food, mass, and drug retailers; wholesalers; and pharmaceutical distributors.

WellSpring also provides outsourced manufacturing and packaging services for leading pharmaceutical companies from its production facility in Ontario, Canada. WellSpring’s 101,000 square foot facility has a strong audit history with the FDA and Health Canada and offers customers a breadth of product manufacturing capabilities including tablets, capsules, gels, liquids, and creams.

Sentinel partnered in the acquisition with Ancor Capital Partners, a premier independent sponsor with deep operational capabilities in the healthcare consumables and contract manufacturing sectors.

In September 2017, WellSpring sold its high-performing portfolio of OTC consumer healthcare brands, including Emetrol, Bonine, Bactine, GlaxalBase, and FDS. These brands occupy the #1 or #2 positions in their respective segments and benefit from a long-standing heritage, high awareness among consumers, and an entrenched retail presence. WellSpring's consumer healthcare business possesses an in-house acquisition capability coupled with a highly efficient and scalable operating model which has proven its ability to identify and integrate new brands and successfully scale its portfolio. Following the sale, WellSpring continues to own its contract manufacturing business.