Realized Investments

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    Advanced Practice Systems (APS)Tarzana, California

    APS is the leader in the physical therapy practice management software industry. APS provides computerized billing and office management software to over 3,500 therapy practices and rehabilitation agencies across the U.S. In November 2007, APS was acquired by Patterson Companies, Inc., a value-added distributor serving the dental, companion-pet veterinarian, and rehabilitation supply markets.

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    Allrecipes.comSeattle, Washington

    Allrecipes.com is a community-based website offering food ideas and resources, including recipes, meal ideas, meal preparation tips, nutrition analyses, shopping list and recipe-scaling tools, culinary ware, and news. Allrecipes.com offers tens of thousands of user-submitted and third-party recipes, a free semi-monthly e-mail newsletter, and an online marketplace. In April 2006, the company was sold to Reader’s Digest for $66 million.

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    Business Alliance Capital Corp. (BACCPrinceton, New Jersey

    BACC specializes in providing capital to manufacturers, distributors, and service providers who are unable to obtain sufficient traditional bank financing. BACC structures revolving loans secured by accounts receivable and inventory. In July 2005, the company was sold to Sovereign Bank for $37.5 million.

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    Corgi InternationalWalnut Creek, California

    Master Replicas, which merged with Corgi (Nasdaq:CRGI) in December 2006, designs, produces, and markets high quality movie and television prop replicas and collectibles. Ropart exited its debt investment in May 2008 through an asset sale.

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    DeerTechPleasantville, New York

    DeerTech is a service company that provides ‘Three Circles of Protection’ to protect plants, gardens, and landscaping from deer damage. The Company’s combination of patented ultra-sound, proprietary spraying program, and sprays is far superior to fencing or other methods. In November 2010, DeerTech was sold to SavATree, a Bedford Hills based landscaping and lawn care firm.

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    Dimensions HoldingsReading, Pennsylvania

    Dimensions is a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of craft and hobby products such as needlecraft, craft beads, paint-by-number kits, wearable art, and stained glass. In August 2007, Dimensions was acquired by EK Success, a leading provider of scrapbooking and paper-based craft products.

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    Elite DailyNew York, New York

    Elite Daily is an online lifestyle and news portal of diverse content catered towards the Generation Y audience. The Company offers peer-to-peer interactions of world news, finance, sports, culture, and other topics of interest to upwardly mobile youth through a variety of media, including text, video, music, and photography.

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    iCentrisSalt Lake City, Utah

    iCentris is a premier software provider for the direct selling industry. The company’s clients range in size from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, and include Avon, Tupperware, Stampin’ UP!, Longaberger, and Mannatech. iCentris’ tools allow distributors to generate increased sales, higher recruiting and retention rates, improved overall customer satisfaction, and reduced operating costs.
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    Lane BerryBoston, Massachusetts

    Lane Berry is an investment bank that provides strategic advisory and capital markets advisory services to growth companies. Founded in 2002, Lane Berry has completed a wide range of assignments -that average roughly $200 million in size -across a diverse set of industries. In May 2009, Lane Berry was acquired by Raymond James Financial.

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    MediaTrustNew York, New York

    MediaTrust makes online direct response advertising effective and efficient for advertisers, agencies, affiliate marketers, and publishers through its innovative real-time CPC bid exchange. By integrating all online marketing channels, MediaTrust enables customers to create awareness, generate leads, and drive sales. In December 2012, MediaTrust was acquired by Webxu, Inc. (OTCBB: WBXU).

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    OfficeWorksTarzana, California

    Office Works serves the $9 billion temporary healthcare staffing industry. The company focuses on placing medical administrative and support personnel. In May 2010, OfficeWorks was acquired by Healthcare Staffing Partnership.

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    OoyalaMountain View, California

    Ooyala is a leader in online video management, publishing, analytics, and monetization. The company’s integrated suite of technologies and services give content owners the power to expand audiences and drive increased revenue from video. Ooyala serves hundreds of global media companies and consumer brands including Dell, ESPN, Fremantle Media, News International, Sephora, Telegraph Media Group, Vans, Whole Foods, and Yahoo! Japan.

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    QCL HoldingsHorsham, Pennsylvania

    QC Laboratories is a leading provider of independent laboratory testing services in the Eastern U.S. The company provides comprehensive testing and analytical services to thousands of customers in the environmental, food, dairy, and, pharmaceutical industries. QC’s services provide the support necessary for projects such as groundwater monitoring, stream surveys, environmental assessments, and compliance with quality standards as mandated by government agencies.

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    Race Cars USAIndianapolis, Indiana

    Race Cars USA designs and manufactures branded NASCAR race car simulators. The company offers customers both sale and lease options, and in addition seeks to enter revenue sharing partnerships with venues that operate company-owned simulators.

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    Root WirelessBellevue, Washington

    RootMetrics is an independent mobile analytics firm providing accurate, unbiased insights into the consumer mobile experience. Uniquely positioned in the industry, RootMetrics delivers two complementary sources of mobile performance information: the company’s independent, professional testing results are summarized in the RootScore® Report Series, while crowdsourced performance data is gathered from users of the CoverageMap mobile app.

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    Solution X Global (SXG)Provo, Utah

    SXG is a leading technology and software developer for the direct sales industry. Its industry-leading products and services include web-based marketing, training, and retention systems as well as industry-specific social networking systems for distributors. In June 2011, SXG was acquired by iCentris, Inc.

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    US LabsIrvine, California

    US Labs provides anatomical pathological laboratory testing services. Customers include hospitals, university hospitals and research centers, commercial laboratories, physicians’ offices, and biopharmaceutical companies. US Labs was acquired by Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings in December 2004 for $155 million.

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    US PersonnelIrving, Texas

    US Personnel is a leading provider of human resource outsourcing solutions designed to help organizations improve productivity and operational efficiency. Founded in Irving, TX in 1991, the company is a national leader in mid-market Business Process Outsourcing (BPO). US Personnel’s services include HR management, HR infrastructure/information systems, sourcing and recruitment, payroll and tax Administration, benefits administration, risk management, and loss prevention. US Personnel was acquired by WorkLife Financial in April 2008.

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    VeriCenterHouston, Texas

    VeriCenter provides an operating infrastructure for hosting advanced web-based applications, critical business applications, and disaster recovery solutions. VeriCenter has become the largest profitable enterprise hosting company in the U.S. with more than 400 managed hosting customers and over 400,000 sq. ft. of data center space at five data centers. VeriCenter was acquired by SunGard in July 2007.

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    ViSalus SciencesTroy, Michigan

    ViSalus is the company behind the Body by VI Challenge, a 90-day weight-loss and fitness platform. ViSalus champions personal victories and entrepreneurship through a social marketing model, premium products, and support community. In August 2008, ViSalus entered into a structured sale agreement with Blyth (NYSE:BTH). In December 2012, Blyth increased its ownership in ViSalus to 80.4%.