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. 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
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) is a fully integrated provider of high-speed data, cable television, and digital telephony services with over 3 million homes passed and over 770,000 total customers.  The company manages and operates cable broadband systems in twenty markets across the Midwestern and Southeastern United States.


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.

www.tricresources.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
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.
www.empresaenergy.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.  
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
Acino International AG
Healthcare
Zurich, 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
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 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
Osmotica
Healthcare
Bridgewater, NJ

Osmotica (previously known as Vertical / Trigen prior to the merger with 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 fast-growing pharmaceutical company that focuses on the development, sales and marketing of prescription free (OTC) pharmaceuticals and consumer healthcare products.
http://trimb.se/
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 Dental Solutions
Healthcare
Escondido, CA
Zest Dental Solutions 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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