Trüdela Holdings, LLC

Located in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, Metro and Walker are each full-service heating, ventilation and air conditioning (“HVAC”) companies specializing in the replacement, repair and maintenance of HVAC equipment. End markets include single-family homes, multi-family apartment complexes and commercial businesses. Metro and Walker have each existed for more than 30 years and have developed strong brand recognition throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Coltala originally partnered with the management team at Trüdela in 2018 with the strategy of building a leading HVAC platform through strategic acquisitions. The Trüdela management team collectively possesses more than 85 years of experience in the HVAC industry and is led by CEO, Paul Adams and COO, Eric Shaw.

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Team Members: Charles McCusker, Patrick Hamner, Aaron Katzman

PlayMonster

Headquartered in Beloit, Wisconsin, PlayMonster is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of games and toys. The Company’s portfolio of games and toys for children and adults features brands such as Yeti in My Spaghetti, 5 Second Rule, My Fairy Garden, and Relative Insanity. PlayMonster products are distributed through mass, e-commerce, and specialty retailer channels across the U.S. and U.K.

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Team Members: Charles Bryan, Stacey Wittelsberger, Aaron Katzman

McCubbin Hosiery, LLC

McCubbin Hosiery, LLC, a 60-year old leading hosiery platform, invested in Leg Apparel, LLC. Leg Apparel designs, sources, markets and distributes hosiery under a portfolio of private label, licensed, and proprietary brands. The combination of McCubbin and Leg Apparel creates a preeminent legwear company, collectively representing 14 key brands targeting all major end channels and various age, gender and product categories.

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Team Members: Charles McCusker, Dan Yardley

EastPoint Sports

EastPoint Sports is a developer, importer, and marketer of indoor and outdoor recreational sporting goods. With an office in Shanghai, China and 3PL facilities in California and Ontario, Canada, the Company sells through retail and e-commerce channels. Owned and licensed brands include Go! Gater, Majik, Rec-Tek, Classic Sport, Narwhal, NHL, HEAD, and PENN.

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Team Members: Kyle Griffith, Tom Kurtz, Tom Holland

Carson-Dellosa Publishing, LLC

Carson-Dellosa Publishing is a leading provider of K-8 supplemental education content for parents, teachers and students with an established portfolio of market-leading brands including Spectrum, Summer Bridge, Carson-Dellosa Education and others. With over 35 years of experience in the consumer educational products market, the Company offers digital and print workbooks, test-prep, hands-on learning materials and classroom décor and resources to solve critical needs for parents and teachers across students’ education.

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Team Members: Charles McCusker, Dan Yardley

 

Circa Corporation

Circa Corporation is the leading designer and manufacturer of men’s and women’s private label belts, servicing premier national chains, specialty retail, and department store customers nationwide. The Company is differentiated by the combination of internal design expertise with advanced domestic and Asian manufacturing capabilities.

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Team Members:  Dan Yardley

Aztec/Shaffer, LLC

Aztec/Shaffer, LLC operates as a party rental company for corporate events, private parties, and weddings. The Company provides bars, beverage servers, chair covers and sashes, chairs and stools, china and chargers, concessions and supplies, cooking equipment and supplies, dance floors, flatware, food service utensils, glassware, lighting products, linens and napkins, tents, decor accessories, comfort stations, power and climate control products, lounge furniture, miscellaneous products, serving pieces, staging products, and tables.  

Shaffer Sports & Events (“Shaffer”) provides rental equipment to PGA Tour and Champions Tour events under an exclusive contract

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Team Members:  Tom Holland, Pat Hamner

 

Successful exit through a refinancing 1Q 2019

PCN Network Inc.

PCN Network Inc. offers attorney based mortgage closing services. The Company provides refinance and reverse mortgages, loan modification, purchase, and relocation closing services as well as title search, title opinion letter preparation, deed preparation, recording, and attorney disbursement services catering to title companies and lenders.

Successfully exited 2Q 2018 via strategic sale

McCubbin Hosiery LLC

McCubbin Hosiery LLC is a leading children’s and women’s hosiery platform with extensive distribution of branded and private label socks, tights, slippers, leg warmers and infant soft sole shoes.  The Company’s portfolio of licenses is exclusively focused on international brands including Stride Rite®, Keds® and Robeez®. McCubbin sells through department stores, mass retailers, warehouse clubs, specialty stores and e-commerce channels.

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Team Members:  Charles McCusker, Stacey Wittelsberger

Cutex

Cutex, the most recognized brand of nail polish remover, and Calico Laboratories, a contract fulfillment company that manufactures and bottles Cutex, combination gave retailers greater value through a single manager of the entire nail polish remover category, while at the same time streamlining their vendor base.

Successfully exited Q4 2015 via sale to Revlon