New York, March 5th 2008 – Lighting By Gregory, Inc. a privately held online and brick-and-mortar retailer of luxury lighting products was sold to Alpine Investors, LP, a private equity fund based in San Francisco. Aleutian Capital Group was retained by the seller to lead the negotiations and to act as the financial advisor to Lighting By Gregory. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

About Lighting By Gregory
Lighting By Gregory, Inc. sells brand-name luxury lighting products and accessories through its website and showroom. Its contemporary, rustic and traditional lighting units and ceiling fans are sold to contractors, restaurants, galleries, stores and individual homeowners. Lighting By Gregory is headquartered in New York, NY

About Alpine
Alpine Investors, LP is a private equity fund with an objective to invest or acquire small mid-sized U.S. based companies with EBITDA greater than $5 million. With $247 million under management, the firm’s capital may be used to provide full or partial liquidity to entrepreneurs, family members, estates, passive investors or corporate owners. Alpine is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

About Aleutian Capital Group
Aleutian Capital Group is a leveraged buyout and investment banking firm that provides sell-side advisory, valuation, mergers and acquisitions services to owners of middle market companies interested in selling. Aleutian is headquartered in New York, NY.

New York, NY – January 6th, 2009 – Separately, MedAvant Healthcare Solutions (MedAvant), a portfolio company of Marlin Equity Partners, acquired the Qwik+Cross Medicare crossover business of HDM Corporation (HDM). The transaction, which comes just 90 days after Marlin’s acquisition of MedAvant, will provide MedAvant clients with greater payer connectivity and expedited billing to payers offering Medicare supplemental insurance. HDM was founded in 1996 and is based in Omaha, Nebraska. The company processes more than 30 million healthcare claims a year, representing the coordination and payment of over $4.5 billion in patient health care costs. The Qwik+Cross business provides electronic Medicare Crossover claims for policies offered by private insurance companies to cover gaps in Medicare plan coverage.

Aleutian Acquisition Services served as a buy-side advisor to Blackford Capital and Marlin Equity Partners in their respective transactions. In addition, Aleutian Capital Partners, the principal investment arm of Aleutian Capital Group, participated as a co-investor in the acquisition of Amtech Corporation. Terms of the transactions were not disclosed.

New York, NY – March 6th, 2009 – Aleutian Capital Group is pleased to announce the recent closings of two separate transactions by clients of its Aleutian Acquisition Services division, despite the challenging merger deal environment.

Blackford Capital LLC acquired Amtech Corporation of Yakima, Washington. Amtech is a designer and manufacturer of high quality fiberglass and vacuum formed products suitable for a wide range of applications. Recognized as one of the fastest growing and most innovative small businesses in the State of Washington, the company’s products are distributed to clients in military and commercial markets. In addition to its build-to-print manufacturing of custom parts and assemblies for transportation, recreational vehicle, and construction equipment markets, Amtech has several lines of proprietary products including Mobile Advantage® meal delivery vehicles; Military Helmet Hardtop® shelters, trailer tops, and short cargo bed covers; and LAVTEC® seamless bathroom modules. Amtech is an ISO 9001:2000 certified company.

New York, NY – June 1st, 2009 – Aleutian Capital Group is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of Mayday Manufacturing Company, manufacturer of components and subassemblies for the aerospace industry by Tailwind Technologies Inc., an aerospace holding company. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Tailwind Technologies Inc. is a corporation that facilitates growth and leverages certain core competencies through acquisition of additional operating companies. These companies are held as subsidiaries and operate as stand-alone businesses. The consolidated group of operating companies has sales in excess of $150 million.

In its production over 130,000 different part numbers for nearly all major OEM design groups, Mayday serves a global customer base. Mayday is a global supplier of precision bushings, sleeves, pin, and spacers to the aerospace, defense, and homeland security markets.

Aleutian Capital Group is an experienced boutique investment-banking firm, which provides advisory services to companies looking to sell or raise capital and executives wishing to execute a management buyout.

New York, NY – July 13th, 2010 – Aleutian Capital Group is pleased to announce ShoreView Industries’ recent acquisition of Abrasive Products & Equipment, LP, despite the challenging merger deal environment.

ShoreView Industries has acquired Abrasive Products & Equipment (APE) of Deer Park, TX. ShoreView invests in established, middle-market companies with North American operations across a wide range of industries. ShoreView structures a variety of acquisition, recapitalization and build-up transactions, typically in businesses with revenues ranging between $20 million and $300 million. The partners at ShoreView have completed over 60 lower middle-market transactions during the past several years. For additional information, visit

APE is a specialty distribution company that sells, services and rents portable air blast and related equipment to blast and painting contractors in the petro-chemical, marine, oil field service and industrial market segments in the Gulf Coast Region. APE is recognized as a leading distributor with a well established reputation for superior sales, service and rentals. For additional information, visit

Aleutian Capital Group served as the buy-side advisor for ShoreView Industries.

Online Retailer of Security Products Sold to Nortek, Inc. Transaction Solidifies Aleutian’s Investment Banking Leadership in the E-Commerce Industry

New York, NY – July 20th, 2010 – Aleutian Capital Group is pleased to announce the successful sale of Skycam, LLC to Linear LLC. Aleutian served as the exclusive sell-side advisor to Skycam. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Skycam, headquartered in Stafford, Texas, is a fast-growing online distributor of company-branded surveillance products. The company sells security cameras, digital video recorders, power supplies and related accessories to businesses, home owners, government agencies and Fortune 500 companies throughout North America. Skycam’s products include several trademarked families such as Rhino vandal proof cameras, Chameleon hidden cameras, NightOwl infrared cameras and others. The owner of Skycam commented, “Aleutian Capital Group greatly exceeded my expectations. They prepared Skycam for sale through highly professional presentation materials, served as a valued advisor to me, attracted multiple interested parties, and efficiently facilitated a sale at a price far higher than what I was contemplating before I hired them.”

Linear LLC, based in Carlsbad, California, designs and manufacturers alarm monitoring components for global residential and commercial security markets. The company sells over 1,500 products including wireless residential security systems, intercoms, personal emergency reporting systems, access controls, and other items. Linear is a division of Nortek, Inc., a publicly-traded $1.8 billion diversified building products company.

Aleutian Capital Group, represented Skycam in the transaction and acted as its exclusive financial advisor. “We are very pleased with our engagement with Skycam,” said O. James Sterling, Aleutian’s managing director. “We were able to generate strong interest in the business despite continued uncertainty in the global economic environment. Linear is an outstanding buyer for Skycam and the two businesses are highly complementary. We were able to show Linear and the other interested parties the value and continued growth potential of Skycam and how it can help drive expansion of their core businesses. The result was a highly successful sale transaction for Skycam’s owner.”

Manufacturer of therapeutic shoes and orthotic inserts recapitalized by Equis Capital Partners. Transaction solidifies Aleutian’s investment banking leadership in manufacturing and healthcare.

New York, NY – December 3rd, 2010 – Aleutian Capital Group is pleased to announce the successful recapitalization of Orthofeet, Inc. by Equis Capital Partners. By partnering with Equis Capital, Orthofeet has secured significant new capital to expand product lines, enhance marketing and address new customer markets. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Orthofeet designs and manufactures therapeutic shoes and custom orthotics which are used primarily by diabetics and others requiring specialized food care. The company offers over 3,000 SKUs of shoes and insoles. Orthofeet has been a leader in providing innovative designs and features to its products, and has enjoyed continuous rapid growth the last several years. The company is headquartered in Northvale, New Jersey.

Equis Capital Partners, headquartered in Hoboken, New Jersey, is a private equity firm focused on making control investments in leading middle market companies. The firm has invested in successful companies across a range of industries and focuses on businesses with revenue from $10 million to $100 million.

Isla International Ltd., a provider of cross-border transportation and logistics services between the United States and Mexico, has been acquired by Radiant Logistics, Inc. (OTCPK:RLGT). Transaction solidifies Aleutian’s investment banking leadership in the transportation industry.

New York, NY – December 1st, 2011 – Aleutian Capital Group is pleased to announce the successful sale of Isla International Ltd. to Radiant Logistics, Inc. Aleutian served as the exclusive sell-side M&A advisor to Isla International. Through the acquisition, Radiant adds important new international capabilities for its existing customers at over 100 North American locations. The transaction closed in December, 2011 and is valued at up to $15 million plus an undisclosed significant amount associated with closing working capital. Caltius Mezzanine provided $10 million in subordinated debt in support of the transaction. Including Isla’s contribution, Radiant projects an annualized run rate of $310 million in revenue and $13 million in EBITDA for the current year.

Founded in 1996, Isla provides bilingual expertise in both north and south bound cross-border transportation and logistics services to a diversified account base including manufacturers in the automotive, appliance, electronics and consumer packaged goods industries. Isla, headquartered in Laredo, Texas, was a franchise of the Unishippers Global Logistics system. Isla’s operating area covers several counties in southern Texas and all of Mexico, including the important land ports of Laredo, Del Rio and Eagle Pass.

Jonathan Fuller of Isla International commented, “The Aleutian team worked tirelessly for Isla to ensure the sales effort was successful. Through their marketing process, multiple strategic and financial buyers bid actively for the company and we were able to choose a buyer that provided the best combination of attractive terms and high potential strategic value.”

Radiant Logistics, Inc. (OTCPK:RLGT), a non-asset based logistics company, provides domestic and international freight forwarding services through a network which includes company-owned and exclusive agent offices across North America. In addition to domestic and international freight forwarding, Radiant provides supply chain management services including order fulfillment, inventory management and warehousing. The company’s network extends to over 100 stations across North America, serving a diversified customer base including manufacturers, distributors and retailers.

Further M&A Advisory Success for Aleutian Capital in the IT Solutions Industry

New York, NY – March 1st, 2012 – Aleutian Capital Group is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of First Byte Computers, Inc. d.b.a. Nexus Information Systems (Nexus) by Stratos Management Systems, a subsidiary of Navigation Capital Partners and RGF Capital. Aleutian originated the opportunity for RGF and Navigation Capital. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Founded in 1987, Nexus is a redistributor of IT hardware and provider of IT services in Minnesota. Based in Minnetonka, MN, Nexus specializes in providing solutions and services for enterprise data centers to municipalities, manufacturers, professional services companies, IT providers, and the education industry in Minnesota, Michigan, and Florida. The Company also provides professional and technical services for its clients. Nexus was formerly known as EDTECH until 2001.

Ron Farrell, Chairman and CEO of RGF Capital, commented, “Working on this transaction with Aleutian Capital was a pleasure. Aleutian has shown me approximately 30 opportunities throughout our business relationship. I look forward to continuing to work with Aleutian in the future.”

RGF Capital is a private equity and advisory firm based in Atlanta, Georgia. The Company has invested in businesses in the agriculture, automotive, and technology industries. RGF is managed by Ron Farrell, an investor with more than 35 years of experience in venture capital, private equity, financing, business consulting, and IPOs. He has led the acquisitions of more than 25 companies and five public offerings. Mr. Farrell also serves as a consultant for Navigation Capital Partners and as the CEO of Stratos Management Systems, Inc., the parent company of Nexus.

Navigation Capital Partners is a lower middle market private equity firm based in Atlanta, Georgia founded in 2006. The firm has holdings in transportation and logistics, financial, marketing, and information technology companies. The Nexus transaction was the first acquisition of Navigation’s IT solutions platform, Stratos Management Systems, Inc.

RevH2O, an oil and gas wastewater remediation company, has received a capital infusion from various investors. Transaction solidifies Aleutian’s investment banking leadership in the oil & gas services sector.

New York, NY – Marchth, 2012 – Aleutian Capital Group is pleased to announce a successful capital raise for RevH2O, where Aleutian served as sell-side advisor. The infusion of capital helps the company proceed with its plans to set up new wastewater remediation facilities. The transaction closed in March, 2012; terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Headquartered in Ulysses, Pennsylvania, RevH2O provides advanced wastewater purification primarily to oil and gas E&P companies. The company specializes in remediating wastewater generated during the hydrofracking process for shale and tight oil deposits. Its energy-efficient and chemical-free mechanical water filtration systems treat frack water and flowback liquids, which can then be reused or returned to the local environment. Water remediation represents a more environmentally-conscious and lower-cost alternative to the typical method of hauling large volumes of wastewater to deep-injection disposal wells.

The additional capital will primarily be used for working capital to deploy water treatment units in Pennsylvania and North Dakota. A portion of the funding will also be used to acquire assets of an established water hauling company serving E&P drillers in Pennsylvania.