Consumer-Focused Private Equity Portfolio

Simply Fresh Foods

Simply Fresh Foods

BUENA PARK, CALIFORNIA

Simply Fresh Foods produces fresh, all-natural foods for fast-growing segments of the refrigerated products market across a wide range of channels. The Rojo's brand encompasses innovative salsas and dips, and is the top national label of fresh salsa. The Company's San Francisco brand covers a line of seafood salads and has been on the market since 1987.

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WellSpring Corporation

WellSpring Corporation

SARASOTA, FLORIDA

WellSpring is a manufacturer and marketer of specialty prescription and over-the-counter products in North America. In addition, the company is a contract manufacturing organization servicing pharmaceutical companies in the United States.

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Bactine

Bactine

a subsidiary of WellSpring Corporation
SARASOTA, FLORIDA

Acquired by Wellspring in Q4 2015, Bactine® Is a highly trusted first-aid antiseptic brand that has been on the market for over 65 years. It has been a favorite for generations, offering pain relief for first-aid injuries, including minor cuts, scrapes and burns, and an antiseptic that kills germs.

Bonine

Bonine

a subsidiary of WellSpring Corporation
SARASOTA, FLORIDA

Acquired by Wellspring in Q3 2014, Bonine is an over-the-counter drug for motion sickness. The addition of BONINE® provides significant scale to Wellspring’s U.S.OTC nausea franchise. Its EMETROL® brand is the #1 pharmacist recommended nausea remedy, and has provided consumers with relief from nausea related to stomach flu and over-indulgence for over 50 years.

FDS

FDS

a subsidiary of WellSpring Corporation
NEW YORK, NEW YORK

Acquired by Wellspring in Q4 2015, FDS® is one of the most well-known and trusted brands in feminine care. The brand, established in 1966, offers a wide range of feminine hygiene products in many forms and scents. The brand has a very loyal base and is in broad distribution at most key food, drug and mass retailers, as well as numerous beauty supply stores.

Bakewise Brands

Bakewise Brands

MACEDON, NEW YORK

Sold in Q3 2016 to Tokyo-based Yamazaki Baking Co., Ltd., Bakewise Brands features a broad mix of fresh, refrigerated and frozen bakery products, including such popular brands as Fleischer’s Bagels, Blue Rooster Breakfast Sandwiches and Tom Cat Bakery Artisan Breads. Fleischer’s Bagels, also based in Macedon, New York, was founded in 1971 and acquired by Ancor in 2005. Tom Cat Bakery, operating in Long Island City, New York, since 1987, was acquired by Ancor in 1987.

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Fleischer's Bagels, Inc.

Fleischer's Bagels, Inc.

a subsidiary of Bakewise Brands
MACEDON, NEW YORK

Bakewise Brands includes Fleischer’s Bagels, which Ancor acquired in 2005. Fleischer's, founded in 1971, is a leading manufacturer of fresh, refrigerated, and frozen bagels sold to grocery chains and hospitality customers throughout the Eastern United States. The Company has a highly automated production facility producing over 150 million bagels annually. This production capability was achieved, in part, by the Ancor-led acquisition of Charlotte, North Carolina-based Bageltime, Inc., in January 2007. Ancor made this acquisition for Fleischer’s in order to gain additional bagel production capacity and to provide a strategic shipping point to existing and prospective customers.

Tom Cat Bakery, Inc

Tom Cat Bakery, Inc

a subsidiary of Bakewise Brands
LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK

Bakewise Brands includes Tom Cat Bakery, which Ancor acquired in 2008. Tom Cat Bakery, founded in 1987, makes fresh and frozen handmade artisan breads and sweets. The Company provides a complete bakery solution to its clients with competitive pricing, a vast product line, and the best customer service of any artisan bakery.

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Liguria Foods, Inc.

Liguria Foods, Inc.

HUMBOLT, IOWA

Following an eight-year strategic investment in its growth and expansion, Ancor sold Liguria Foods to CTI Foods, a portfolio company of Thomas H. Lee Partners and Goldman Sachs & Co. Liguria is a leading manufacturer of high quality dry sausage and specialty Italian meat products under the Liguria brand and private labels for food service, club store, and retail grocery customers throughout the U.S.

Fleuron Enterprises, Inc.

Fleuron Enterprises, Inc.

DALLAS, TEXAS

Sold to North Carolina-based Rowley Company in 2016, Fleuron Enterprises Inc. was originally founded in 1996 as The Finial Company to provide custom decorative drapery hardware to interior designers. Today, the Company is ideally positioned in the marketplace with The Finial Company, Paris Texas Hardware and Gould New York brands to serve the design trade with a range of product configurations and price points.

The Finial Company, Inc.

The Finial Company, Inc.

a subsidiary of Fleuron Enterprises, Inc.
DALLAS, TEXAS

Acquired by Ancor for Fleuron Enterprises, The Finial Company is a leading manufacturer of decorative drapery hardware. Established in 1996, the company produces high-end hardware in wood, resin, and steel that is sold through distributors throughout the United States.

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Gould

Gould

a subsidiary of Fleuron Enterprises, Inc.
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK

Acquired by Ancor for Fleuron Enterprises, Gould produces a unique offering of traverse products along with its premium drapery hardware for the design trade through the most recognized brands, including The Finial Company and Paris Texas Hardware.

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Paris Texas Hardware

Paris Texas Hardware

a subsidiary of Fleuron Enterprises, Inc.
DALLAS, TEXAS

Acquired by Ancor for Fleuron Enterprises, Paris Texas Hardware was founded in 1992 as a producer of premium custom decorative drapery hardware. Paris has expanded its product lines into mid-level price points to the design trade and packaged products to the retail channel.

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Carex Health Brands

Carex Health Brands

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS

Carex is the market leader of branded home medical equipment sold directly to the consumer through drug store chains, mass merchants, DME dealers and grocery retailers. In addition, Carex offers one of the broadest product lines in the industry, including pain therapy and medication compliance aids. Carex markets its products under the Carex, Apex, Bed Buddy and Thera-Med brands.

Uplift Technologies

Uplift Technologies

a subsidiary of Carex Health Brands
NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA

Acquired in Q3 2012, Canada-based Uplift Technologies, is a leader in the development, manufacturing and sales of patented seat-assist and light-therapy medical products. Founded in 1993 in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Uplift Technologies operates through Carex Health Brands Canada, a division of Boston-based Carex Health Brands.

Detach N' Go

Detach N' Go

a subsidiary of Carex Health Brands
RAHWAY, NEW JERSEY

Acquired in Q3 2011, the Detach N' Go Product line consists of an array of unique, patented, Detachable Pill Cases that serve a niche market for people with active life styles. Owned by Carex Health Brands, the Detach N' Go product line is sold in chain drug stores, independent pharmacies and grocery retailers.