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GREATS was launched in August 2013 and quickly became an instant “Classic” selling out of most styles within 90 days. Greats is the first men’s sneaker brand to be Born In Brooklyn.


Initial Investment April 2017


FIGS creates innovative, comfortable, and supremely functional medical apparel for the modern world.


Initial Investment  May 2016
Sold April 2017


Contenix sales and marketing solutions help premium brands manage and distribute catalog and marketing information to retailers, distributors and media partners. The company’s easy-to-use platform requires no hardware or software and enables brands to deliver vital sales and marketing content to retailers and customers via an iPad, a secure extranet and a brand-controlled digital catalog.


Initial Investment January 2011

Country Home Products

Country Home Products d/b/a DR Power Equipment is a designer, assembler, and marketer of professional grade outdoor power equipment for homeowners under the DR and Neuton brand names. The company was founded in 1985 by former members of the Garden Way executive team and is located in Vergennes, Vermont.


Initial Investment March 2006


GoSMILE is a producer and multi-channel marketer of advanced tooth-whitening and oral care products designed to promote health and beauty on the go. The products have been proven through clinical study to be more effective than competing products on the market. GoSMILE is currently sold through specialty retailers and high-end department stores in both the U.S. and Europe.


Initial Investment June 2005

Dr. Leonard’s Healthcare Corporation

Dr. Leonard’s Healthcare Corporation is a direct marketer of value-priced healthcare and convenience products through two catalogue titles, Dr. Leonard’s and Carol Wright Gifts. Dr. Leonard’s, in business for 28 years, is America’s leading healthcare catalog. Over the years, Dr. Leonard’s has broadened its product line to include housewares, apparel, shoes and other relevant product categories. Carol Wright Gifts was founded in 1972, and is a leading direct marketer of unique gifts, health, beauty and home products.


Initial Investment December 2007

Image Entertainment

Image Entertainment is one of the nation’s top home entertainment companies and has been in business over 25 years. With its library of over 3,700 owned or licensed titles, it has one of the richest, most varied archives of entertainment programming in the industry, including award-winning feature films, television programs, music, comedy and audio content. Image pursues, secures and exploits exclusive rights to content on a variety of formats and platforms, including DVD, Blu-ray™ Disc, broadcast and cable television, video-on-demand (VOD), digital, satellite as well as theatrical and non-theatrical exhibition.


Initial Investment January 2010


AmeriMark Direct is a leading direct marketer of women’s apparel, name brand cosmetics and fragrances, jewelry, watches and accessories, and health related merchandise. In business for over 35 years, AmeriMark sells its merchandise through several distinctive catalogs and ships millions of packages to its satisfied customers each year. AmeriMark also offers memberships in the Passport to Savings and Passport to Health discount buying programs.


Initial Investment March 2005
Recapitalization June 2006

MD Formulations

Since 1983, MD Formulations has been delivering new and innovative skin care treatments and products that fuse beauty with science. The company develops and markets its leading results-oriented aesthetic skin care line under the brand md formulations, which is distributed nationwide through aestheticians, the Internet, company-owned boutiques and select beauty retailers. MD Formulations was merged with Bare Escentuals in November 2001.

Initial Investment June 1999
Merger with Bare Escentuals November 2001