Profile: Compass Diversified Holdings (CODI.K)
16 Aug 2017
Compass Diversified Holdings (the Trust), incorporated on November 18, 2005, and Compass Group Diversified Holdings, LLC, (the Company), acquires and manages small and middle-market businesses. The Company's segments include Acquisition Corp. (5.11 Tactical), The Ergo Baby Carrier, Inc. (Ergobaby), Liberty Safe and Security Products, Inc. (Liberty), Fresh Hemp Foods Ltd. (Manitoba Harvest), Compass AC Holdings, Inc. (ACI), AMT Acquisition Corporation (Arnold), Clean Earth Holdings, Inc. (Clean Earth), and Sterno Products, LLC (Sterno). The Company also owns a non-controlling interest in Fox Factory Holding Corp. (FOX). Compass Group Management LLC, (CGM or the Manager), manages the day to day operations of the Company and oversees the management and operations of its businesses pursuant to a management services agreement (MSA).
ABR Corp. is a provider of purpose-built tactical apparel and gear for law enforcement, firefighters and military special operations, as well as outdoor and adventure enthusiasts. 5.11 is a brand known for innovation and authenticity, and works directly with end users to create purpose-built apparel and gear designed for the safety, accuracy, speed and performance. 5.11 products are distributed in uniform stores, military exchanges, outdoor retail stores, its own retail stores and on 511tactical.com.
Ergobaby is a designer, marketer and distributor of wearable baby carriers and accessories, blankets and swaddlers, nursing pillows and related products. Ergobaby offers a range of baby carriers, strollers, car seats, swaddlers, nursing pillows, and related products. Ergobaby has two main product lines: baby carriers (baby carriers and accessories) and infant travel systems (strollers and accessories).
Liberty Safe or Liberty is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of home, office and gun safes in North America. As of December 31, 2016, it had over 314,000 square foot manufacturing facility, Liberty Safe produces a range of home, office and gun safe models in an assortment of sizes, features and styles ranging from an entry level product to good, better and best products. Its products are marketed under the Liberty Safe brand, as well as a portfolio of licensed and private label brands, including Cabela's, Case IH, and John Deere. Liberty Safe also sells commercial safes, vault doors and handgun vaults.
Manitoba Harvest is engaged in the manufacture and distribution of branded, hemp-based food products. As of December 31, 2016, its products include Hemp Hearts, Hemp Heart Bites, Hemp Heart Bars and Hemp protein powders, are carried in over 7,000 retail stores across the United States and Canada.
ACI is a provider of small-run, quick-turn and production rigid printed circuit boards (PCBs) in the United States. Advanced Circuits uses brand names, such as FreeDFM.com, 4pcb.com, 4PCB.com, 33each.com, barebonespcb.com and Advanced Circuits.
Arnold is a manufacturer of engineered, application specific permanent magnets. Arnold Magnetics products are used in applications, such as general industrial, reprographic systems, aerospace and defense, advertising and promotional, consumer and appliance, energy, automotive and medical technology. Arnold Magnetics is the manufacturer of engineered magnets, as well as domestic producer to design, engineer and manufacture rare earth magnetic solutions. Arnold markets magnets under the brand names of RECOMA, PLASTIFORM, FLEXMAG and ARNOLD.
Clean Earth is a provider of environmental services for a range of contaminated materials, including soils, dredged material, hazardous waste and drill cuttings. Clean Earth analyzes, treats, documents and recycles waste streams generated in multiple end markets, such as power, construction, oil and gas, medical, infrastructure, industrial and dredging. Treatment includes thermal desorption, dredged material stabilization, bioremediation, physical treatment/screening and chemical fixation. As of December 31, 2016, Clean Earth operated in 18 permitted facilities in the Eastern United States.
Sterno Products is a manufacturer and marketer of portable food warming fuel and creative table lighting solutions for the foodservice industry. Sterno Products offers a range of wick and gel chafing fuels, butane stoves and accessories, liquid wax, traditional wax and flameless candles, catering equipment and lamps. Sterno's products are sold through the foodservice and consumer retail channels.
The Company competes with TTM Technologies, Inc., Viasystems Group, Inc., Thomas & Skinner, Magnum Magnetics, Electron Energy, Vacuumschmelze Gruner, Baby Bjorn, Chicco, Britax, Manduca, Beco, Boba, Tula and LilleBaby.
Compass Diversified Holdings
301 Riverside Ave
WESTPORT CT 06880-4806
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- BRIEF-Compass Diversified Q2 loss per share $0.53
- BRIEF-Compass Diversified Holdings unit, Crosman, acquires commercial business of Lasermax
- BRIEF-Compass Diversified Holdings announces pricing of $100 mln preferred share offering
- BRIEF-Compass Diversified Holdings acquires Crosman Corporation
- BRIEF-Compass Diversified Holdings qtrly net sales $290.0 mln