Investments

Current Investments

DataBank
Communications & Media
Dallas, TX
DataBank is a leading provider of enterprise class services aimed at providing 100 percent uptime and availability of customer data, applications, and equipment. DataBank's managed data center services are built around its world class 2(N) facilities and multi-homed internet access hub. With these building blocks, DataBank can provide availability solutions for any sized customer.
www.databank.com
InvestorPlace Media
Communications & Media
Rockville, MD
InvestorPlace Media is the leading provider of subscription-based investment advisory services to the individual investor.
www.investorplace.com
IWCO Direct
Communications & Media
Chanhassen, MN
IWCO Direct is a leading fully-integrated provider of direct mail solutions to direct marketers and loyalty programs. The company offers a unique integrated direct mail supply chain solution encompassing forms/insert printing, envelope manufacturing, personalization, mail sortation, and postal optimization.
www.iwco.com
Telular Corporation
Communications & Media
Chicago, IL

Telular Corporation is a leading provider of machine-to-machine communications across numerous end markets. Telular Corporation provides remote monitoring and asset tracking solutions for business and residential customers, enabling security systems, transportation assets and industrial applications to exchange actionable information wirelessly, typically through cellular and satellite technology. With over 25 years of experience in the wireless industry, Telular Corporation has developed robust solutions to deliver reliable remote access for a variety of industry verticals.


www.telular.com
WideOpenWest
Communications & Media
Denver, CO
WideOpenWest is the 13th largest cable company in the United States with over 1.4 million homes passed and over 350,000 subscribers. The company provides cable television, high-speed data and digital telephony services to customers in the greater metropolitan areas of Detroit, Chicago, Columbus and Cleveland.
www.wideopenwest.com
Armored AutoGroup Inc
Consumer
Danbury, CT
Armored AutoGroup Inc. is a consumer products company consisting primarily of Armor All® and STP®, two of the most iconic brands in the automotive aftermarket appearance products and performance products categories.
www.armoredautogroup.com
ACP III Utica
Energy
Houston, TX
Through ACP III Utica, Avista formed a joint venture with Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRZO) focused on acquiring and developing oil and natural gas assets targeting the Utica Shale formation in the Appalachian region of the United States.
Appalachian Midstream Partners
Energy
Columbus, OH
Appalachian Midstream Partners, LLC was formed to provide natural gas gathering and transportation services to exploration and production companies in the Marcellus Shale basin. AMP’s primary asset is a 56 mile pipeline and right-of-way that provides access to the Leidy Storage field and multiple major interstate pipelines in north central Pennsylvania located in the Marcellus Shale fairway.
Celtique
Energy
London, UK
Celtique is involved in the exploration and development of oil and natural gas prospects in onshore basins in Europe. The company utilizes modern geophysical technology to upgrade existing information in these areas and generate attractive opportunities for oil and gas development.
www.celtiqueenergie.com
Enduring Resources II
Energy
Houston, TX

Enduring Resources II, LLC is focused on the acquisition and exploitation of long-lived oil and natural gas assets in domestic onshore basins.  The company was formed in November 2004 by the former senior management team of Westport Resources Corp., a publicly traded Rocky Mountain-based exploration and production company that was sold to Kerr-McGee Corp. (NYSE/KMG) in 2003.


www.enduringresources.com
Hansa Hydrocarbons
Energy
London, UK
Hansa Hydrocarbons, L.P. is a London-based exploration and production company,  focused on the acquisition and development of oil and natural gas properties in the North Sea and Northern Europe.
www.hansahydrocarbons.com
Hi-Crush Proppants
Energy
Houston, TX
Hi-Crush Partners is a pure play, low-cost, domestic producer of premium monocrystalline sand, a specialized mineral that is used as a “proppant” (frac sand) to enhance the recovery rates of hydrocarbons from oil and natural gas wells.
www.hicrushpartners.com
Laramie Energy II
Energy
Denver, CO
Laramie Energy II, LLC is focused on the acquisition and exploitation of unconventional natural gas resources in the Rocky Mountain region.
www.laramie-energy.com
Laredo Energy IV
Energy
Houston, TX
Laredo Energy IV is focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of natural gas in South Texas.
www.laredoenergy.com
Manti Exploration
Energy
Corpus Christi, TX
Manti Exploration is focused on the exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas in the Gulf Coast region.
www.mantires.com
Peregrine Oil & Gas II
Energy
Houston, TX
Peregrine Oil & Gas II, LLC is focused on generating, acquiring, developing and operating low to moderate risk drilling and exploitation prospects within the Gulf of Mexico continental shelf.
www.peregrineoilandgas.com
SEA-Vista
Energy
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
SEA-Vista is a Jones Act shipping joint venture between Avista and SEACOR Tankers, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH).  SEA-Vista owns and operates Jones Act vessels used for U.S. coastwise trade of crude oil, petroleum and specialty chemical products.  
Sidewinder
Energy
Houston, TX
Sidewinder is a land-based drilling contractor headquartered in Houston, Texas. The Company was formed in 2011 and utilizes a technologically advanced fleet of highly mobile, operationally flexible, ultra-efficient land drilling rigs to service exploration and production companies.  
www.sidewinder-drilling.com
Spartan Offshore Drilling
Energy
New Orleans, LA
Spartan Offshore owns and operates a fleet of three jackup drilling rigs servicing the Gulf of Mexico oil and gas industry and one jackup drilling rig operating in the Cook Inlet in Alaska.
www.spartanoffshore.com
Top-Co
Energy
Edmonton, Alberta
Top-Co is a leading designer and manufacturer of specialized casing cementing products used in the drilling and completion of oil, natural gas and geothermal wells.
www.top-co.ca
Acino Holding AG
Healthcare
Aesch, Switzerland
Acino is a global pharmaceutical company which develops, manufactures and markets well-proven, hard-to-develop products in novel drug delivery forms. The company is a leader in advanced drug delivery technologies with a focus on modified release oral forms, oral dispersible forms, transdermal systems and extended release parenterals. Under the brand “Acino Switzerland”, Acino also markets a portfolio of Swiss-quality medicines in fast-growing emerging markets. 
www.acino-pharma.com
AngioDynamics (FKA Navilyst Medical)
Healthcare
Marlborough, MA
AngioDynamics (Nasdaq: ANGO) is a leading provider of innovative, minimally invasive medical devices for vascular access, surgery, peripheral vascular disease and oncology.  In May 2012, AngioDynamics completed its acquisition of Avista's original portfolio company, Navilyst Medical, a leading manufacturer and distributor of single use fluid management and venous access medical devices.  Navilyst Medical was formed in February 2008 to acquire the Fluid Management and Venuous Access businesses from Boston Scientific Corporation.  
www.navilystmedical.com
ConvaTec
Healthcare
Luxembourg
ConvaTec is the global leader in the development, manufacturing, marketing and distribution of medical devices for advanced wound care, ostomy and acute fecal incontinence markets.
www.convatec.com
INC Research
Healthcare
Raleigh, NC
INC Research is a therapeutically focused contract research organization with a high performance reputation for conducting global clinical development programs of the highest integrity. Pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies look to INC Research for a complete range of customized Phase I - Phase IV programs in therapeutic areas of specialty, and in innovative pediatric and women’s health trials.
www.incresearch.com
Lantheus Medical Imaging
Healthcare
North Billerica, MA
Lantheus Medical Imaging is a leading supplier of radiopharmaceuticals and contrast agents for nuclear and ultrasound-based cardiovascular diagnostic imaging procedures.  Lantheus was founded in 1956 and was most recently known as Bristol-Myers Squibb Medical Imaging.
www.lantheus.com
OptiNose
Healthcare
Yardley, PA
OptiNose is a drug delivery company with breakthrough technology set to transform the static nasal drug delivery market. The Company was founded in 2000 to commercialize a novel nasal drug delivery system that achieves targeted delivery to sites that are poorly accessed by existing nasal sprays. The technology is unparalleled in its ability to effectively deliver drugs to specific sites within the nose, while uniquely preventing drug distribution to the lungs. OptiNose’s drug delivery performance is achieved via a patented technology that was invented by the Company’s Founder and CSO, Dr. Per G Djupesland.
www.optinose.com
Strategic Partners
Healthcare
Chatsworth, CA
Strategic Partners, Inc. is a recognized national leader in the design and manufacturing of medical apparel and footwear and school uniforms. It distributes medical apparel under the Cherokee, Dickies, Baby Phat, Sketchers and Disney brands among others.
www.strategicpartners.net
Vertical / Trigen
Healthcare
Sayreville, NJ
Vertical / Trigen is a specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the development, marketing, and distribution of both branded and generic prescription pharmaceuticals in the United States. Vertical, the segment of the company focused on branded pharmaceuticals, specializes in women’s health, pain management, and respiratory and allergy medications.  Trigen, the generic pharmaceutical arm of the company, markets over 70 unique formulations in an expanding array of categories including prenatal, hematinic supplements, and cough/cold.

www.verticalpharma.com & www.trigenlab.com
VWR International
Healthcare
West Chester, PA
VWR is a leading global distributor of equipment and consumable supplies to the global research laboratory industry. The Company provides distribution and value added services to a highly fragmented supply chain by offering products including chemicals, glassware and plasticware, furniture and other life science and laboratory products and supplies from more than 3,000 manufacturers to over 250,000 customers.
www.vwr.com
Zest Anchors
Healthcare
Escondido, CA
Zest Anchors is the leading global designer and manufacturer of overdenture attachment solutions used in the treatment of edentulous patients. The company’s product portfolio includes the well-recognized LOCATOR® product line and the LOCATOR Overdenture Implant.
www.zestanchors.com

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