Investments

Current Investments

IWCO Direct
Communications
Chanhassen, MN
IWCO Direct is a leading fully-integrated provider of direct mail solutions to direct marketers and loyalty programs.  IWCO 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
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
Denver, CO
WideOpenWest (“WOW!”) (NYSE: WOW) provides data, Internet, voice and cloud services to business and wholesale customers in Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Maryland and the Southeast. The company is dedicated to delighting customers with friendly, quality service at affordable prices.
www.wowway.com
ACP Blackfoot
Energy
Houston, TX
Focused on acquiring and developing oil resources in the Blackfoot Project, which is a large, contiguous acreage position in East Texas operated by Tri-C Resources, an oil and gas exploration company. 
www.tricresources.com
ACP III Utica
Energy
Houston, TX
ACP III Utica is a joint venture Avista formed with Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRZO, “Carrizo”) 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
Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Appalachian Midstream Partners was formed to address the natural gas gathering and transportation needs of E&P companies and large consumers in the Marcellus Shale and Utica Shale basins. AMP’s foundation 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. AMP is also the majority equity owner of a 23 mile natural gas fuel line outside Toledo, Ohio.
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
Empresa Energy
Energy
Houston, TX
Empresa Energy is focused on the acquisition and development of natural gas and crude oil resources in the Cotton Valley trend in East Texas and North Louisiana.  The Cotton Valley is an area of historical vertical well development that is in the early stages of horizontal development.
www.empresaenergy.com
Hansa Hydrocarbons
Energy
London, UK
Hansa Hydrocarbons 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 (NYSE: HCLP)  is an integrated producer, transporter, marketer, and distributor of high-quality monocrystalline sand, a specialized mineral that is used as a proppant to enhance the recovery rates of hydrocarbons from oil and natural gas wells.
www.hicrushpartners.com
Laramie Energy II
Energy
Denver, CO
Laramie Energy is focused on the acquisition and exploitation of unconventional natural gas resources in the Rocky Mountain region.  While focused on large scale development, Laramie Energy pursues low-risk geological and commercial development of unconventional gas resource plays.
www.laramie-energy.com
Laredo Energy IV
Energy
Houston, TX
Laredo Energy is focused on the acquisition, exploitation, and development of oil and natural resources in South Texas, with concentration on unconventional zones including the Escondido, Olmos, Eagle Ford and Austin Chalk. 
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 is an exploration and production company 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.  
Spartan Offshore Drilling
Energy
New Orleans, LA
Spartan Offshore owns and operates a fleet of jack-up drilling rigs servicing the Gulf of Mexico and Cook Inlet in Alaska.
www.spartanoffshore.com
Acino International AG
Healthcare
Zurich, Switzerland
Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, Acino International is a global pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and markets well-proven, hard-to-develop products in novel drug delivery forms. Acino 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. Acino currently operates in 130 countries.
www.acino-pharma.com
National Spine & Pain Centers
Healthcare
Rockville, Maryland
National Spine & Pain Centers provides administrative services to interventional pain management clinics focused on relieving chronic back and neck pain. Interventional pain management is a rapidly growing medical specialty whose objective is to relieve pain through advanced, minimally invasive procedures while preventing costly, invasive surgery. Such treatment provides both immediate and long-lasting pain relief and enables patients and payors to avoid more costly and invasive surgical procedures from which recovery time can be lengthy. National Spine & Pain Centers provides management services to physicians who are dedicated to providing high quality patient care in outpatient ambulatory surgical center settings. Affiliated physicians are fellowship-trained and board-certified/board-eligible pain specialists and many are nationally recognized leaders in pain management.
OptiNose
Healthcare
Yardley, PA
OptiNose (NASDAQ: OPTN) is a specialty pharmaceutical company.  OptiNose is dedicated to improving the quality of life for patients cared for directly by, or in consultation with ENT or allergy specialists by creating and bringing to market innovative products.  OptiNose’s first two products rely on patented Exhalation Delivery Systems (EDS) capable of deep intranasal deposition of medication. OptiNose’s second product, XHANCE (fluticasone propionate) nasal spray, is approved for the treatment of nasal polyps.
www.optinose.com
Osmotica
Healthcare
Bridgewater, NJ
Osmotica is a leading global, fully-integrated specialty pharmaceutical and generics company with capabilities across the pharmaceutical lifecycle.  With an attractive portfolio of marketed products and robust pipeline, Osmotica develops, manufactures and commercializes pharmaceutical products across a variety of therapeutic areas, including neuroscience, pain and women’s healthcare.
www.osmotica.com
Trimb Holding AB
Healthcare
Stockholm, SWE
Trimb is a pharmaceutical company that focuses on the development, sales and marketing of prescription free (OTC) pharmaceuticals and consumer healthcare products. Trimb’s products are sold in over 50 countries.  Trimb has its own go-to-market organization in northern Europe.
http://trimb.se/
VWR International
Healthcare
West Chester, PA
VWR (NASDAQ: VWR) is the leading, global, independent provider of products, services, and solutions to laboratory and production facilities.  VWR enables science for customers in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, industrial, education, government, and healthcare industries.  VWR has cultivated a value proposition delivering product choice, operational excellence and differentiated services to improve customers' productivity from research to production. VWR's differentiated services provide innovative, flexible and customized solutions from scientific research services to custom-manufactured chemical blends.
www.vwr.com
Zest Dental Solutions
Healthcare
Escondido, CA
Zest Dental Solutions is a leader in the development and manufacture of innovative solutions to treat both natural teeth and implant supported restorations. Zest is best known for its flagship LOCATOR® line of abutments, which has achieved worldwide recognition and acceptance as the best-in-class removable overdenture attachment system.  Zest’s comprehensive product offering addresses a wide spectrum of patients, providing consumables and equipment for the preservation and aesthetic enhancement of natural teeth, and the edentulous patient population with its LOCATOR® brand.
www.zestanchors.com

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