Ridgefield CT

Morningside Private Investors (MPI) and its co-investors invested over $100 million of equity to support our portfolio companies in the following transactions:

Southland Log Homes - MPI recapitalized Southland Log Homes, North Amercia's largest and favorite log home manufacturer. Headquartered in Irmo, SC with 16 log home models between Virginia and Texas, Southland has sold over 30,000 log homes in the United States, Canada, Europe and Japan.  Our investment positions the company for expansion into the Northeast and New England.

Magnatech International - MPI recapitalized, along with management, the leading braiding machine manunufacturer in the industrial and hydraulic hose industries. Magnatech's products are used in a variety of industries including infrastructure, transportation, energy and mining. Its customers have signficant operations in the U.S. and Europe and rapidly growing operations in high growth economies such as China, India and Eastern Europe.

Crestmarc - MPI invested a substantial amount of equity in 6 new Crestmarc apartment complexes in Texas and Oklahoma, increasing our total locations to 7.

The Tile Shop - The Tile shop expanded its number of locations by approximately 10% and opened a new East coast distribution center to allow for expansion in the Northeast in 2012.  We also took The Tile Shop public (NASDAQ Ticker:  TTS) and raised $100 millon of debt.

ANZ Terminals - ANZ raised both equity and debt in 2011 and 2012 to fund approximately $70 million of terminal expansions that will be largely complete in 2013. Additionally, the company signed a 25 year fuel storage agreement with Caltex Australia Petroleum Pty Ltd. at Pelican Point in Port Adelaide.