Uncle Julio’s is a polished casual dining concept offering high quality Mexican food made with fresh ingredients. The Company has developed a distinct Hacienda style atmosphere and focuses on delivering authentic border style Mexican cuisine from classic Tex-Mex to its signature mesquite grilled entrees. Uncle Julio’s was founded in 1986 and has locations in major metropolitan markets. Uncle Julio’s is a current portfolio company of J.H. Whitney.
Igloo Products is the largest insulated cooler manufacturer in the world and one of the most recognized leisure consumer product brands in the U.S. The company sells both hard-sided and soft-sided coolers as well as a range of food and beverage storage products. Igloo Products is a current portfolio company of J.H. Whitney.
Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc. operates two restaurant businesses, Joe's Crab Shack and Brick House Tavern+Tap. Joe’s Crab Shack is one of the largest seafood casual dining chains in the country with approximately 120 restaurants and Brick House Tavern+Tap is a modern gastro pub that operates in 16 locations. Since 2008 Ignite has been able to consistently grow both its store base and same store sales. The Company is listed on Nasdaq (ticker: IRG). Ignite is a current portfolio company of J.H. Whitney.
Human Touch produces a variety of massage and wellness products including massage chairs, handheld massagers, foot and calf massagers, and relaxation furniture. The company addresses the increasing population of consumers seeking multiple ways to enhance their overall health and well-being. Human Touch is a current portfolio company of J.H. Whitney.
With approximately 40 stores in the Northeast U.S., NAMCO is a leading retailer of above-ground swimming pools and supplies. Using a “super-store” format, NAMCO delivers a unique merchandising experience for its customers and sells pools, pool-related chemicals, patio furniture, game room products, toys and other accessories. NAMCO is a current portfolio company of J. H. Whitney.
Encanto Restaurants is Puerto Rico’s largest franchisee of the Kentucky Fried Chicken, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut brands. The company operates approximately 150 restaurants throughout the island. Encanto’s brands have nearly universal awareness as the company’s restaurants are some of the oldest operating quick service restaurants on the island. Encanto is no longer a portfolio company of J.H. Whitney.
Eastern Mountain Sports, or EMS, is a leading retailer of apparel and gear for the outdoor enthusiast. With a 65+ store footprint in the Northeast U.S., EMS provides an exceptional customer experience through best-in-class customer service, highly focused merchandising and unique, EMS-branded apparel and gear. EMS is no longer a portfolio company of J.H. Whitney.
Power Plate is a manufacturer of wellness equipment based upon Acceleration Training. Using vibration, Acceleration Training stimulates the body’s natural response thereby activating muscle contractions. The company’s equipment offers a host of benefits including increased blood circulation, increased muscle strength and flexibility, decreased cellulite, and increased bone density. Power Plate is no longer a J.H. Whitney portfolio company.
Pure Fishing is the leading diversified manufacturer and marketer of fishing equipment including rods, reels, line, bait and accessories. The company’s portfolio of well-known brands includes Berkley, Trilene, Stren, Abu Garcia, Mitchell, Fenwick, and Gulp. Pure Fishing is no longer a J.H. Whitney portfolio company.
Aarrowcast, Inc. is the leading manufacturer of high quality gray ductile and austempered ductile iron castings in North America. The Company, which is based in Shawano, Wisconsin, operates the second largest automated iron casting line in the world and the largest automated three-dimensional part casting line in North America. The Company focuses on larger castings and produces parts for global OEM customers assembling highly engineered equipment for agricultural, construction, energy and military end-markets. Aarrowcast is no longer a portfolio company of J.H. Whitney.
Wellman is a plastics recycling company with two areas of focus: (i) recycling of post-consumer material to produce nylon resins for the lawn and garden, consumer products, automotive and electronics industries, and (ii) recycling of PET to produce fiber and other PET based products. Wellman’s PET recycling and fiber production operation is one of the largest in the world. Wellman is a current portfolio company of J.H. Whitney.
POCO Graphite manufactures and markets premium graphite, carbides and other advanced materials. POCO’s product and materials are produced for semiconductor, general industrial, biomedical, glass industry and electrical discharge machining applications. POCO is no longer a J.H. Whitney portfolio company.
RBC Bearings is an international manufacturer and marketer of highly engineered precision plain, roller and ball bearings. The company is primarily focused on highly technical or regulated bearing products for specialized markets that require sophisticated design, testing and manufacturing capabilities. RBC Bearings is no longer a J.H. Whitney portfolio company.
CPG International is a leading supplier of premium, low maintenance building products designed to replace wood, metal or other materials in the residential, commercial and industrial markets. Across all of its target markets, the company capitalizes on the numerous economic and functional advantages of its products relative to competing wood, metal and other synthetic products. CPG is no longer a J.H. Whitney portfolio company.
TIDI is a leading manufacturer of single use infection control products for medical and dental distribution. Its products include patient exam gowns, examination table paper, dental bibs, gauze sponges and thermometer sheaths. TIDI customers include numerous leading healthcare and dental product distributors. TIDI is a current portfolio company of J.H. Whitney.
Precision for Medicine is a specialty pharmaceutical services business. The Company was founded to build a portfolio of innovative services and businesses that lower the cost and improve the quality of research and development of pharmaceuticals and other medical products. Precision for Medicine is a current portfolio company of J.H. Whitney.
Caris Life Sciences has four areas of focus: anatomic pathology, molecular profiling, pharmaceutical services and research and development. The Company is at the forefront of precision healthcare, helping patients and their physicians find the right treatment for cancer and other complex diseases. Caris Life Sciences is a current portfolio company of J.H. Whitney.
United BioSource partners with life sciences companies to develop and commercialize medical products globally. The company was founded in 2003 to support drug and device developers with two primary unmet needs: (i) demonstration of real-world evidence to prove that products are efficacious, safe and cost effective not only in randomized, well-controlled trials, but in actual use and (ii) demonstration of improved productivity in the research and development process. UBC is no longer a J.H. Whitney portfolio company.
U.S. Bioservices Corporation provides healthcare support services for pharmaceutical manufacturers, physicians, payers, and patients. The company partners with these related parties to deliver expert care to patients with complex and chronic medical conditions nationwide. U.S. Bioservices is no longer a J.H. Whitney portfolio company.
Amisys Synertech offers software products and outsourcing and technology services for healthcare payers. The company also provides consulting services, such as project planning/management, software implementation projects and conversions, training services, and ongoing consulting and support, including customized application and interface development. Amisys Synertech is no longer a J.H. Whitney portfolio company.
Authentix is a global leader in product authentication, providing product and service solutions primarily to the oil and gas, pharmaceutical, consumer and currency markets worldwide. The company’s proprietary technology portfolio aims to combat the growing counterfeiting industry, which costs corporations and governments over $1 trillion annually. Authentix is a current portfolio company of J.H. Whitney.
FNF Construction is a leading infrastructure and heavy civil contractor in the southwest U.S. and one of the largest in the country. The company acts as a general contractor for the construction of highways, mass transit facilities, bridges, pipelines, canals, tunnels and airport infrastructure. FNF Construction is a current portfolio company of J.H. Whitney.
AECOM is a global leader in providing fully integrated professional technical and management support services for a broad range of markets including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government. As a leader in all of the key markets it serves, AECOM is uniquely positioned to capitalize on the anticipated increases in spending to support the world’s built, natural and social environments. AECOM is no longer a J.H. Whitney portfolio company.
EMC was a holding company for five regionally-focused electrical and mechanical contracting companies. Each of the companies provides quality design, construction, service and maintenance to its customers. EMC is no longer a J.H. Whitney portfolio company.
Stauber Performance Ingredients is a leading distributor of ingredients to the food, pharmaceutical, cosmetic and health food industries. Stauber provides several value-added services for its customers including procurement, product development and outsourced supply chain management. Stauber is no longer a J.H. Whitney portfolio company.
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