Verrex LLC – www.verrex.com
Verrex is an Audio Video Systems Integration and Services company based in Mountainside, New Jersey which was founded in 1947. The company specializes in complex design-and-build audio and visual communications technologies, helping companies connect through video conferencing, audio conferencing, collaboration, presentation, training, video display, and AV/IT integrated systems. The company is focused on the corporate client market and multi-national education institutions. Verrex’s global operations are supported by offices in Europe, China, Japan, Singapore and Australia.
HCI, Inc. – www.hci-inc.com
HCI is one of the largest infrastructure service providers to the telecom industry on the West Coast, with a headquarters in Norco, California and five additional offices throughout Central and Southern California. The company traces its roots back to the 1920s, and has expertise in both Inside Plant (“ISP”) and Outside Plant (“OSP”) services for telecom, cable, internet, and utility providers. The company has long-standing relationships with Blue Chip customers such as AT&T, Verizon, Time Warner Cable, Southern California Edison, and PG&E.
Cosmetic Design Group, LLC – www.cosmeticdesigngroup.com
Cosmetic Design Group is a leader in custom design and formulation for quality beauty products, serving the retail industry for over 20 years both domestically and internationally. CDG offers a diverse range of nail and cosmetic products, specializing in full turnkey solutions and effectively providing a complete one-stop design and sourcing service for national brands and retail customers. CDG boasts over 1000 SKUs of in-line and promotional products across the value and mid-priced segments, complemented by a growing portfolio of prestige branded offerings, which are sold in over 5,000 retail locations.
Mob Scene, LLC – www.mobscene.com
Mob Scene is an award winning and Emmy® nominated entertainment advertising, behind the scenes and original content company located in Beverly Hills and known for its work on Avatar, True Blood, Man Of Steel, Argo and the X-Men franchise, and for its original series; including FX’s Anarchy Afterword and FX Movie Download.
SGV Apparel Retail,LLC dba Kinsley - www.kinsleyshop.com
Kinsley is a next-generation specialty retail platform featuring a curated assortment of affordably priced apparel and accessories targeting the 25-45 year old female consumer. Kinsley’s tasteful aesthetic and refined, intimate shopping experience provides a fresh, compelling alternative for women with an appreciation for sophisticated taste and great value.
Beautisol Skincare - www.beautisol.com
Beautisol Skincare is focused on the sun care industry including self-tanners, bronzers, SPF and sun maintenance products such as body moisturizers. While the brand is currently focused on the sunless tanning market, it is poised to become a leader in skincare related to “everything under the sun,” including sun protection, moisturizing, bronzing, and anti-aging products.
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Multi Dimension, Inc. (“MDI”) is a consumer products innovation company that designs and markets consumer electronics, advanced cookware, health & wellness, body metrics products, wearable technology (e.g., smart watches), and home décor technology (e.g., home LED lighting). MDI specializes in the art of design and simplified user interfaces for technology products, fusing aesthetically attractive designs with technology and home décor styling. Current products include the patent pending Convectop cooking lid, Vera Wang and Waterford Crystal digital photo frames made under exclusive worldwide license, Android tablets, a device called Share IT that “mirrors content on your smart phone/tablet with your TV without a home WiFi network”, waterproof Bluetooth speakers, and an FDA approved and patented electronic pulse massager.
American Sand & Gravel mines, produces, and delivers aggregate products. The company operates three production facilities, strategically located throughout the Las Vegas Valley. The Company sells primarily construction-grade sand, gravel and rock products, including .75" and 1.5" sized aggregates, Type II road base, landscaping sand, pit run, and rip-rap. The bulk of the Company's sales are to contractors and subcontractors for use in developing infrastructure such as utilities, grading, fill, and roadways.
Peerless Injection Molding is a custom injection molder, tooling supplier and contract manufacturer. The Company was founded in 1975 and serves customers in the medical, dental, agricultural, sporting goods, construction and office products markets. Peerless occupies a 51,000 square foot facility in Gardena, CA.
The principals of Five Crowns Capital have invested in the following industries and companies:
- AEROSPACE LANDING GEAR & COMPONENTS MANUFACTURER
- AUTO OEM
- BUS MANUFACTURER
- COMMERCIAL PRINTING
- Distressed loan portfolio acquisition
- COMMERCIAL TREE TRIMMING SERVICES
- CONSUMER PRODUCTS, NEUTRACEUTICALS & FOOD
- Branded neutraceutical company
- Neutraceutical formulation & contract manufacturing
- Private label dry-goods manufacturer
- CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS
- Asphalt refining, manufacturing & paving
- Redi-mix manufacturing
- Roofing distribution
- DRIP IRRIGATION MANUFACTURER
- ENERGY & SPECIALTY REFINING
- Asphalt refining & tank farm
- Coal mining
- Oil & Gas exploration & production
- Oil & Gas services
- INDUSTRIAL CHEMICAL DISTRIBUTION
- Highly engineered tool making & plastic injection molding
- High-end customer furniture manufacturing to the trade
- Specialty textile manufacturer
- MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT
- Film finance portfolio (distressed loan acquisition)
- Independent movie theatre chain
- Motion picture production
- Post production
- Various companies that owned or licensed film libraries, then produced & distributed content throughout the world
- Building materials & lumber retailer
- Drug store chain
- SPECIALTY FINANCE & DISTRESSED DEBT
- Software companies
- TELECOM LOAN PORTFOLIO
- TRANSPORATION & EQUIPMENT
- Equipment leasing
- Heavy-duty railcar fleet operator
- Heavy-duty truck part manufacturer (distressed loan acquisition)
- Railcar services