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EMPG Holding Company

Denver, CO
March 2015

EMPG Holding Company is a premier foodservice equipment and supplies (FE&S) marketing and procurement group facilitating transaction volume between its national dealer network and over 150 FE&S vendors. The company serves as a critical link in the FE&S supply chain by providing value-added services to both dealers and vendors such as education and training, centralized accounting, and online tools. The company’s dealers serve end customers in a variety of food service end markets including restaurant, hospitality, education, healthcare and grocery.

LinCap partnered with the EMPG management team to recapitalize the business and build on the strong foundation the team created over the last ten years. The company’s diverse dealer and vendor base, large end markets, and mix of both food equipment and supply purchases facilitated through its network provides a solid platform for growth. LinCap will work with the team to support growth initiatives to expand the dealer network and vendor base, enhance the service offering provided through improved education and marketing programs as well as new service offerings, invest in new ecommerce technologies to improve capabilities, and pursue strategic acquisitions where appropriate.

Glynlyon, Inc.

Chandler, AZ
January 2016

Glynlyon, headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, is a leading national provider of technology-enabled secular and faith-based education curriculum for preK-12 students. The Company’s academic solutions are sold under a portfolio of brands, including Odysseyware and Alpha Omega Publications, to thousands of public and private school districts as well as individuals. Through its time-tested brands, Glynlyon offers superior academic solutions for every style of learning and type of classroom, so that all students can experience a rich and rewarding education.

LinCap partnered with the management of Glynlyon and has a shared vision for growth through the continued penetration of current and new school district customers, expansion of its course offering, and more. The company is pursuing many organic initiatives and will also pursue add-on acquisitions.

Happy Floors

Miami, FL
July 2016

Happy Floors is a leading designer, importer, and distributor of premium Italian and Spanish porcelain tile products for use in residential and commercial applications. The company services the independent floor coverings dealer channel with a differentiated product offering and best in class sales and service.

LinCap partnered with the founders and CEO of Happy Floors to support their rapidly growing distribution expansion across the United States. The business leverages our strong industry experience in building products and home products as well as our focus on founder-owned businesses.

Home Helpers

Cincinnati, OH
February 2016

Home Helpers, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, is a leading franchisor of in-home care in the United States with a franchise network of individual owner operators serving more than 600 communities in 42 states.  The Company is primarily focused on personal and companion care serving the senior market, but also provides in-home care services for new and expectant mothers, individuals undergoing rehabilitation, post-surgical patients, and individuals suffering from long-term disabilities.  Additionally, the Company offers a suite of medical alert systems and personal emergency response systems through its Direct Link® brand that empower seniors to live independently.

LinCap partnered with the existing management of Home Helpers to build upon the foundation established by the team over the past several years. The strategy is to further support the growth of the existing franchise base, expand into new territories and accelerate the growth of Direct Link®. Additionally, the fragmented nature of the home health industry may provide opportunities for strategic add-on acquisitions.

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