Portfolio

Audax Mezzanine partners with leading private equity firms to make investments in a broad range of private middle market companies.

  • Consumer | Food

    Atkins NutritionalsCurrent

    Atkins Nutritionals

    Denver, CO
    www.atkins.com

    Atkins Nutritionals is a branded weight management program selling nutrition bars and ready to drink shakes into the retail channel.

    Equity Sponsor-Led Buyout:  Co-Investor in Senior Secured Notes and Common Stock

  • Consumer | Food | Manufacturing

    Bumble Bee SeafoodsRealized

    Bumble Bee Seafoods

    San Diego, CA

    Bumble Bee Seafoods is a leading North American producer and marketer of canned seafood.

    Equity Sponsor-Led Buyout:  Lead Investor in Senior Subordinated Notes with Warrants and Co-Investor in LP Units

  • Consumer | Food

    CenterplateRealized

    Centerplate

    Stamford, CT
    www.centerplate.com

    Centerplate is a provider of food concession and event hospitality services at North American sports stadiums, convention centers, and entertainment venues.

    Equity Sponsor-Led Buyout:  Co- Investor in Senior Subordinated Notes and Common Stock

  • Consumer | Food

    Century SnacksCurrent

    Century Snacks

    Commerce, CA
    www.centurysnacks.com

    Century Snacks manufactures and distributes snack nuts, trail mixes and similar snacks. The company’s products are distributed nationwide on a branded and private label basis.

    Equity Sponsor-Led Recapitalization: Sole investor in Senior Subordinated Notes and Co-Investor in Common Stock

  • Consumer | Food | Manufacturing

    Cloverhill IndustriesRealized

    Cloverhill Industries

    Chicago, IL
    www.cloverhill.com

    Cloverhill Industries manufactures individually-wrapped, shelf-stable sweet baked goods, including fold-over and round danish, cinnamon rolls, honey buns, jelly-filled long johns, and cake donuts.

    Equity Sponsor-Led Buyout:  Lead Investor in Senior Subordinated Notes and Co-Investor in Common Stock

  • Distribution | Food

    The Coastal CompaniesCurrent

    The Coastal Companies

    Savage, MD
    www.coastalsunbelt.com

    The Coastal Companies supply and distribute fresh produce and provide value-added processing of cut fruits and vegetables for the Mid-Atlantic region.

    Equity Sponsor-Led Buyout: Sole Investor in Senior Subordinated Notes and Co-Investor in Preferred and Common Stock

     

     

  • Distribution | Food

    Diversified Foodservice Supply (DFS)Realized

    Diversified Foodservice Supply (DFS)

    Mount Prospect, IL
    www.allpointsfps.com

    Diversified Foodservice Supply is a leading distributor of maintenance, repair and operation parts, supplies and equipment to the foodservice industry. Diversified provides replacement parts and supplies for cooking and warming equipment, refrigeration, warewashing and food preparation equipment. Diversified is headquartered in Mount Prospect, IL with distribution centers located in Boulder, Colorado, Las Vegas, Nevada, Lumberton, New Jersey and Orlando, Florida.

    Equity Sponsor-Led Buyout: Sole Investor in Senior Subordinated Notes and Common and Preferred Stock Co-Investor

  • Consumer | Food

    Florida Food ProductsCurrent

    Florida Food Products

    Eustis, FL
    floridafood.com

    Florida Food Products manufactures fruit and vegetable-based clean label food ingredients. The Company’s core products are celery-derived powders used in the preservation, coloring, texture, and  flavoring of meats. Florida Food Products sells its curing ingredients to meat suppliers and other food companies, who in turn sell packaged meat or food products to retailers.

    Equity Sponsor-Led Buyout: Co-lead Arranger and Bookrunner for a Senior Secured Credit facility

  • Consumer | Food

    Gold Standard BakingCurrent

    Gold Standard Baking

    Chicago, IL
    www.gsbaking.com

    Gold Standard Baking is a leading manufacturer of croissants and sweet baked goods. The Company sells its products through foodservice, casual dining, quick-serve restaurant, grocery, and convenience store channels.

    Equity Sponsor-Led Buyout: Co-investor in Senior Subordinated Notes and Co-Investor in Preferred and Common Stock

  • Consumer | Food | Manufacturing

    JTM FoodsCurrent

    JTM Foods

    Erie, PA
    www.jjsbakery.net

    JTM Foods is a leading manufacturer of branded and private label snack foods.  Selling directly to retailers and distributors under the JJ’s Bakery brand and through co-packing arrangements with other food producers, the Company’s product offerings include snack pies and marshmallow crispy treats.

    Equity Sponsor-Led Buyout: Sole Investor in Senior Subordinated Notes and Co-Investor in Common Stock

  • Consumer | Food

    King JuiceCurrent

    King Juice

    Milwaukee, WI
    www.drinkcalypso.com

    King Juice is the manufacturer and marketer of Calypso branded lemonade and a co-manufacturer of other non-alcoholic beverages.

    Equity Sponsor-Led Buyout: Sole Investor in Senior Subordinated Notes and Co-Investor in Common and Preferred Stock

  • Business Services | Food

    Source Refrigeration & HVACCurrent

    Source Refrigeration & HVAC

    Anaheim, CA
    www.sourcerefrigeration.com

    Source Refrigeration & HVAC is a leading independent provider of commercial refrigeration installation, repair, and maintenance.

    Equity Sponsor-Led Buyout:  Sole Investor in Senior Subordinated Notes and Co-Investor in Preferred and Common Stock

  • Consumer | Food | Manufacturing

    Whitehall SpecialtiesCurrent

    Whitehall Specialties

    Whitehall, WI
    www.whitehall-specialties.com

    Whitehall Specialties is a manufacturer of custom processed cheese products containing proprietary blends of dairy and non-dairy ingredients for the industrial, foodservice and retail markets.

    Equity Sponsor-Led Buyout:  Sole Investor in Senior Subordinated Notes and Co-Investor in Preferred and Common Stock

  • Consumer | Food

    Wilson FarmsRealized

    Wilson Farms

    Buffalo, NY

    Wilson Farms is an operator of convenience stores.  The company derives the majority of its sales from products sold inside the store, including grocery items and prepared foods.  The company also sells fuel to customers at select locations.

    Equity Sponsor-Led Buyout:  Sole Investor in Senior Subordinated Notes and Co-Investor in LLC Equity Units