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Apothecary Products

One-stop-shop for over the counter and behind the counter pharmacy supplies.

Arteriors

Premium decorative lighting and furnishings for commercial and residential.

Bailiwick

Best-in-class IT solution design and deployment for Fortune 100 & 500 companies.

Bix Produce

Bringing the finest fruits, vegetables, dairy, and related foods to food service.

Clover Imaging Group

Global leader in business technology recycling, starting with the ink cartridge.

Coretelligent

Comprehensive managed IT, cybersecurity, and cloud services for business.

Edge Fitness

Fitness clubs focused on delivering on an extraordinary experience and results.

eyebobs

Style-centric, premium quality eyewear for the “irreverent and slightly jaded.”

Institute of Integrative Nutrition

A school and movement changing health and wellness around the world.

Marco

Business services and technology provider that delivers the value of a partner.

Movati Athletic

Fitness club innovator offering premium yet affordable workouts and classes.

Old Hickory Smokehouse

Branded and private label BBQ food products for grocery and foodservice.

QTI Fibers

Technical fibers, fabrics, and coatings for consumer, healthcare, and industrial applications

Ramsey Industries

Auto Crane, Eskridge, and Ramsey Winch serving mission critical applications.

recteq

Direct seller of premium pellet grills, accessories, and other outdoor products.

Red Monkey Foods

Premium private label, organic spices, seasonings, and packaging solutions.

Surgical Information Systems

Software and services to help ambulatory surgery centers operate smarter.

Thibaut

Designer wallpaper, fine fabrics, and high end furniture for beautiful homes.

Uintah Engineering & Land Surveying

Surveying, drafting, and engineering services for modern energy exploration.

Wahoo Fitness

Fitness tech leader with products and services for everyday to elite athletes.

Welocalize

Enterprise translation and localization solutions to help global brands grow.

Actagro

Environmentally sustainable soil and plant health technology solutions

Amcom Software

Mission-critical communication solutions

Avtex

Customer experience (CX) technology solutions

Becker Underwood

Specialty chemicals and biological products

Carson Industries

Plastic enclosures and boxes

Christy Sports

Ski rental, snowboard rental and outdoor patio retailer

CVI Melles Griot

Optical components

Focal Point Data Risk

Risk-based consulting firm

GoHealth

Online and telephonic portal for the health insurance market

Gopher Resource

Technology-driven recycler of lead-acid batteries

Highland Manufacturing Company

HUD-code and modular homes

Imperial Supplies

Distributor of quality maintenance products

Jacobson Companies

Third party logistics provider

Life Time Fitness

Sports, fitness and family recreation centers

Lindstrom Metric

Master distributor and importer of metric fasteners

Michaels of Oregon

Hunting, shooting and law enforcement accessories

Minnesota Rubber & Plastics

Rubber and plastic molded components

Mitchell International

Software and e-Business solutions for the auto insurance claims processing industry

Momentum Group

Custom fabrics sold to the commercial interiors market

Norwesco

Polyethylene tanks for agricultural and industrial applications

Paladin Brands

Mobile equipment attachments

Pelican Products

Plastic industrial safety products

Pentec Health

Specialty infusion services

PeopleNet

Mobile communication services for the transportation industry

Pure Archery

Premium archery equipment brands

Rosetta Stone

Immersion-based language learning software

Savage Sports Corporation

Outdoor sportsman products

Shock Doctor Sports

Sports protection and sports medicine products

Stanton Carpet Corporation

Distributor of decorative high quality, branded soft floor covering products

Surgical Information Systems

Software and services to help ambulatory surgery centers operate smarter.

Trilliant Food & Nutrition

Innovative beverage company

Wahoo Fitness

Fitness tech leaders with products and services for everyday elite athletes.

Warn Industries

Off-road equipment and accessories

Wealth Enhancement Group

Financial planning and advisor services

West Star Aviation

Aviation maintenance, repair, and overhaul services (MRO)
Investment date Exit date Portfolio status Company Description Industry Headquarters
2022 Current QTI Fibers Highly technical fibers, fabrics, and coatings Industrials North Carolina
2021 Current recteq Technology-driven grill and outdoor products brand Consumer Products Georgia
2021 Current Coretelligent Managed IT Services Business Services Massachusetts
2021 Current Thibaut Premium branded wallcoverings, fabrics, and furniture Consumer Products New Jersey
2020 Current Red Monkey Foods Organic spices & seasonings, gourmet salts, and bath salts Consumer Products Missouri
2019 Current Arteriors Premium lighting and furnishings brand Consumer Products Texas
2019 Current Clover Imaging Group Remanufacturer of imaging supplies Business Services Illinois
2018 2021 Exit Avtex Customer experience (CX) technology solutions Business Services Minnesota
2018 Current Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN) Largest nutrition coaching schools in the world Business Services New York
2018 2021 Exit Wahoo Fitness* Bike trainers, GPS bike apps and sensors Consumer Products Georgia
2017 Current Bailiwick Design and deployment of IT solutions Business Services Minnesota
2017 Current Ramsey Industries Cranes, industrial & commercial winches, and gear drives Industrials Oklahoma
2016 2022 Exit West Star Aviation Aviation maintenance, repair, and overhaul services (MRO) Business Services Illinois
2015 Current Old Hickory Smokehouse Food and packaging solutions Consumer Products Tennessee
2015 Current eyebobs Purveyor of style-centric, premium quality eyewear Consumer Products Minnesota
2015 Current Welocalize Translation and localization solutions Business Services Maryland
2015 2019 Exit Christy Sports Ski rental, snowboard rental and outdoor patio retailer Consumer Products Colorado
2015 Current Marco Technology-focused products and services Business Services Minnesota
2015 Current Bix Produce Specialty produce distributor Consumer Services Minnesota
2014 Current Edge Fitness Leading fitness club operator on the East Coast Consumer Services Connecticut
2014 Current Movati Athletic Leading fitness club operator in Canada Consumer Services Canada
2014 Current Uintah Engineering & Land Surveying Surveying, drafting, and engineering services for oil & gas industry Business Services Utah
2014 Current Apothecary Products Healthcare consumer and pharmacy products Consumer Products Minnesota
2014 2021 Exit Focal Point Data Risk Risk-based consulting firm Business Services Florida
2013 2022 Exit Pure Archery Premium archery equipment brands Consumer Products Oregon
2013 2015 Exit Trilliant Food & Nutrition Innovative beverage company Consumer Products Wisconsin
2012 2018 Exit Minnesota Rubber & Plastics Rubber and plastic molded components Industrials Minnesota
2012 2016 Exit Stanton Carpet Corporation Distributor of decorative high quality, branded soft floor covering products Consumer Products New York
2012 2019 Exit GoHealth * Online and telephonic portal for the health insurance market Business Services Illinois
2012 2021 Exit Pentec Health Specialty infusion services Healthcare Pennsylvania
2012 2013 Exit Savage Sports Corporation Outdoor sportsman products Consumer Products Massachusetts
2011 2019 Exit Actagro Environmentally sustainable soil and plant health technology solutions Agriculture California
2011 2017 Exit SPIE Multi-technical services Business Services France
2011 2016 Exit Momentum Group Custom fabrics sold to the commercial interiors market Consumer Products California
2010 2019 Exit Univar Leading global distributor of commodity and specialty chemicals Industrials Washington
2010 2013 Exit Skinit On-demand personalization technology Consumer Products California
2010 2018 Exit Gopher Resource Technology-driven recycler of lead-acid batteries Industrials Minnesota
2010 2020 Exit Surgical Information Systems* Business and clinical surgical software for ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) Business Services Georgia
2009 2011 Exit Amcom Software Mission-critical communication solutions Business Services Minnesota
2008 2014 Exit Shock Doctor Sports Sports protection and sports medicine products Consumer Products Minnesota
2008 2014 Exit POET – North Manchester Plant Ethanol producer Agriculture South Dakota
2007 2015 Exit Wealth Enhancement Group Financial planning and advisor services Business Services Minnesota
2007 2010 Exit Pangaea Asset Management Specialized asset management firm Business Services Illinois
2007 2012 Exit Waddington N.A. Plastic disposable products Consumer Products Kentucky
2007 2010 Exit Neff Corp. Construction equipment rental industry Business Services Florida
2007 2013 Exit Mitchell International Software and e-Business solutions for the auto insurance claims processing industry Business Services California
2007 2014 Exit Antares Holdings Limited Non-life insurer in Germany Business Services Germany
2007 2015 Exit Servicemaster Co. Provider of residential and commercial services Business Services Tennessee
2007 2016 Exit US Foodservices, Inc. Leading food distributor servicing restaurants, healthcare, hospitality and government Consumer Services Illinois
2006 2011 Exit PSA (Production Services Associates) Producer of direct mail pieces and plastic cards Business Services Illinois
2006 2011 Exit InnoWare Manufacturer of converted paper products Industrials Wisconsin
2006 2017 Exit DCM Services Deceased account collection solutions Business Services Minnesota
2006 2011 Exit Lindstrom Metric Master distributor and importer of metric fasteners Industrials Minnesota
2006 2013 Exit Rosetta Stone Immersion-based language learning software Business Services Virginia
2005 2009 Exit Hawaii Superferry High-speed ferry service operator Business Services Hawaii
2004 2012 Exit Becker Underwood Specialty chemicals and biological products Agriculture Iowa
2004 2014 Exit Jacobson Companies Third party logistics provider Business Services Iowa
2003 2011 Exit CVI Melles Griot Optical components Industrials New Mexico
2000 2011 Exit PeopleNet Mobile communication services for the transportation industry Business Services Minnesota
List represents NEP VIII-NEP X investments. * Post-exit, NEP retained a rollover investment stake.