MidOcean Partners

MidOcean Partners is a private equity firm specializing in investments in middle market companies. It typically invests in consumer and leisure, media and communications, business services, financial services, industrials, niche industrials, transportation, and healthcare sectors. Within the business services sector, the firm focuses on information services, outsourced services, environmental services, educational services, and marketing services. Within the consumer and leisure space, the firm is focused on products and services. Within the niche industrial space, the firm seeks to invest in service and logistic companies likely to benefit from a change in supply chain. The firm seeks to invest in companies based in United States and Europe. The firm seeks to invest a minimum of $25 million in equity. It prefers to make control investments. MidOcean Partners was founded in February 2003 and is based in New York, New York with two additional offices in London, United Kingdom.

Bill Allen



Sara Parker Badham

Principal, Business Services and Consumer


Steve Barrett



Noah Bishop



Damion Brown

Head of Credit Operations / Finance MD


Dana Carey



Robert Chen



King Chong

Director of Tax MD


Carol Chung



Ryan Dean

Portfolio Manager Principal

Elias Dokas

MD, Business Services


Bryan Dunn

Senior Portfolio Manager MD


Ed Galanek



Andrew Gilbert



Barrett Gilmer

MD, Business Services


Adam Goldberg



Sam Goodyear



Deborah Hodges



Hamilton Hung

MD, Portfolio Initiatives


Eric Kang



Andrew Kuan


Ruth Lane

Head of Investor Relations


Matthew Leach



Steven Loeffler



Jonathan Marlow



Mark McCrane


Natalya Michaels



Andrew Millerd



Julian Nemirovsky



Scott O'Callaghan

MD, Investor Relations


Daniel Penn

MD, Consumer

Eric Roth

MD, Consumer


Dan Ryan

MD Head of Business Development


Frank Schiff

MD, Business Services / Private Equity Portfolio


Peter Schnuck

Senior Associate


Sam Selinger



Michael Shrekgast



CJ Smith

Senior Associate


Andrew Spring



Robert Sullivan

Portfolio Manager Principal


Kevin Sullivan



Teddy Tawil



Steven Tessler



J. Edward Virtue

Executive Officer and Limited Partner

Ted Virtue



Autumn Warnock


26 past transactions

Avenger Flight Group

Debt Financing in 2021
Avenger Flight Group is a provider of commercial aviation simulation and training. Avenger provides simulation training to domestic and international airlines using state of the art simulators located in strategically convenient locations in Ft. Lauderdale, Las Vegas, Mexico City and Dallas. Avenger also provides classroom training for trainers and pilots.

Global Knowledge

Acquisition in 2011
Global Knowledge specializes in IT and professional training solutions. It offers various IT and business skills courses and certification programs by providing access to subject-matter experts and delivering authorized and industry instruction through multiple delivery formats in order to help technology providers, enterprises, and governments to accelerate their success by closing their skill gaps and continuously developing their talents. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Cary, North Carolina.

Hunter Fan Company

Acquisition in 2007
Hunter Fan Company manufactures home comfort products in North America. It offers ceiling fans, portable fans, decorative bathroom fans, air purifiers, humidifiers, thermostats, and vaporizers. The company’s products are available in retail showrooms and home centers in the United States and Canada. The company was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.

Travelpro Group

Private Equity Round in 2016
Travelpro is leading marketer and supplier of high-quality luggage, assorted bags, and travel accessories predominantly to the United States and Canadian markets. The Company operates two distinct business units: Travelpro ("Travelpro"), which supplies its own branded consumer products portfolio (Travelpro and Atlantic) of luggage primarily in the United States and Holiday Group ("Holiday"), which supplies mainly licensed products to the Canadian market.


Private Equity Round in 2011
Freshpet, Inc. manufactures and markets natural fresh products, refrigerated meals, and treats for dogs and cats in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The company sells its products under the Freshpet brand; and Dognation and Dog Joy labels through various classes of retail, including grocery, mass, club, pet specialty, and natural, as well as online. Freshpet, Inc. was incorporated in 2004 and is headquartered in Secaucus, New Jersey.

Hanley Wood, LLC

Acquisition in 2018
Hanley Wood is the premier information, media, event, and strategic marketing services company serving the residential and commercial design and construction industries.

LA Fitness International

Venture Round in 2001
LA Fitness was born in Southern California in 1984. They continue to seek innovative ways to enhance the physical and emotional wellbeing of their increasingly diverse membership base.Their app is an extension of their mission.
IBiquity Digital develops and licenses a digital HD Radio technology for AM and FM audio and data broadcasting in the United States and internationally. Its HD radio technology allows digital radio signals to ride the same airwaves as analog AM and FM radio broadcasts. The company provides a Gigaware Navigation Control HD Radio Receiver accessory and a Gigaware HD Radio application for iPhone and iPod touch users to receive HD Radio FM broadcasts. iBiquity Digital Corporation was formerly known as USA Digital Radio, Inc. The company was founded in 1991 and is based in Columbia, Maryland, with additional offices in Basking Ridge, New Jersey; and Pontiac, Michigan.

Sbarro INC

Acquisition in 2007
One of the two independent Board members of the foodservice company that oversaw the bankruptcy and restructuring efforts.
Louisiana Fish Fry provides a broad array of Louisiana-inspired food products, including spices & seasonings, seafood boils, breadings & batters, sauces & marinades, and rice mixes. The Company serves leading grocery and mass market retailers as well as foodservice customers nationwide. Founded by the Pizzolato family more than 30 years ago, Louisiana Fish Fry has earned an exceptional reputation for great tasting, authentic products, and outstanding customer service.

Vitaquest International

Acquisition in 2005
Vitaquest International, a New Jersey-based provider of specialty nutritional products.

Questex LLC

Acquisition in 2018
Questex is a leading global business information company headquartered in Newton, MA. They drive business investment, innovation and demand creation in the markets we serve by bringing investors, buyers, sellers and professionals together through a wide range of business events; inform them through their business information and intelligence products and support marketers with a comprehensive platform of demand generation, lead-gen, branding, digital media, events and marketing products and services produced by their professional staff and delivered worldwide.

Image skincare

Private Equity Round in 2015
Image skincare is a skincare company that offers physicians and estheticians with skincare products to facilitate professional treatments. It markets its products in the United States, Europe, Switzerland, and the Middle East. Image skincare manufactures cleansers, serums, masques, eye creams, moisturizes, foundation, eye pads, makeup brushes, and more. Image skincare was founded by Janna Ronert and is headquartered in Palm Beach, Florida.

Planet Group

Private Equity Round in 2018
Founded in 2009, Planet is a leading provider of specialized outsourced human capital and niche consulting primarily to the life sciences and diversified energy & engineering markets. In recent years, the Company has expanded into the healthcare and digital marketing industries. Planet focuses on providing outsourced human capital for highly skilled positions to pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies, as well as engineers, project managers and project controls professionals to the utility, manufacturing, oil & gas, power engineering and technology sectors. Planet also offers consulting services related to facility optimization and remediation, performance improvement and program and project management to help improve operational and quality environments, ensure compliance with industry standards and control costs.

iLumin Software

Venture Round in 2004
Founded in 1996, iLumin is headquartered in Reston, Virginia with offices in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and London. iLumin provides enterprise message management tools that deliver a comprehensive solution to address the ever-growing challenges of today's corporate message systems. iLumin's flagship product, Assentor Enterprise, delivers archiving, regulatory compliance, corporate supervision, mailbox management, discovery and litigation support solutions for commercial industry and government organizations. iLumin is a leading provider of intelligent content solutions that maximize the business value of corporate messaging systems, provide an immediate ROI by lowering total cost of ownership and effectively manage the risks inherent with these systems. iLumin also has a stable of secure messaging, storage, and electronic signatures products, that can be used in concert with Assentor Enterprise or separately. iLumin is directed by an experienced management team and backed by some of the industry's most solid and respected investment and financial services firms, which include DB Capital Venture Partners, MidOcean Partners, Rock Creek Capital, Softbank and Wachovia Strategic Ventures.

FullSpeed Automotive

Acquisition in 2020
Founded in 1978, FullSpeed operates Grease Monkey®, SpeeDee®, LubePro’s®, and Monkey Shine® car wash. The company’s Retail Operations division also operates Havoline® xpress lube® locations. In addition to quick lube oil changes, FullSpeed Automotive provides a variety of other services, such as tire rotations, brake services, suspension repairs, and minor electrical-system repairs. The company has over 500 automotive centers across the U.S. and internationally.

Lynx Franchising

Acquisition in 2021
Lynx Franchising is a consumer-based company that provides services in a franchise system. They continuously innovate a reliable, best in class mentoring, and support framework to help its franchisees and associates grow and prosper; and to maintain a professional environment of integrity, trust, and mutual respect that nurtures strong, lasting, and mutual relationships within its network of owners and associates.


Acquisition in 2015
KidKraft, Inc. designs and manufactures wooden toys and furniture for children. The company provides play kitchens, dollhouses, doll furniture, and train sets; and children’s furniture, such as chairs, tables, train tables, vanities and beds, storage collections, playroom and outdoor furniture, décor and bedding products, and backpacks. It markets and sells its products through dealers in the United States and Europe. The company was founded in 1968 and is based in Dallas, Texas with additional offices worldwide.

Insight Communications

Private Equity Round in 2010
Insight Communications is a cable operator serving over 750 thousand customers in the Midwestern United States. After its founding the 1985 the company specialized in cable offerings, but since has expanded multiple telecommunications services including phone, high-speed Internet and video services.


Acquisition in 2018
BH Cosmetics business concept is to offer high end cosmetics for less. The business is solely run online, but offers wholesale opportunities to those who are interested. Because being based online is such a competitive market BH Cosmetics has taken advantage of online social media and used it to create a marketing initiative that has expanded its operations in the past 2 years alone. On Facebook you can find out page with it's over 100,000 fans and on YouTube you can find multiple videos with reference to the brand as well as its own channel which boasts a high number of subscribers, which is amazing for an online retail company. At the moment BH Cosmetics ships worldwide with distribution centers opening up in Germany soon, which will allow for faster and cheaper shipping to its international customers.

Affinity Dental Management

Acquisition in 2017
Affinity Dental Management is a dental services organization that provides comprehensive practice management and administrative support services for practices across Western Massachusetts, Connecticut and Vermont. Affinity’s primary focus is supporting its affiliated practices in their efforts to provide excellent clinical care for patients. Affinity is also committed to providing world-class support services to its practices, which it believes creates the best possible outcome for patients, clinical providers and payors.

Meyers Research Center

Acquisition in 2018
Meyers Research is a premier consulting and the housing industrys leading provider of rich data for residential real estate development.


Venture Round in 2014
Nutrabolt is a rapidly growing company and innovator of performance lifestyle products. Nutrabolt’s category and consumer focus include sports nutrition, energy supplements, general wellness and functional foods for active men and women of all ages. In addition to its flagship brand, Cellucor, Nutrabolt also markets and distributes FitJoy and most recently Scivation. Nutrabolt’s culture is unmatched due to its strong focus on creating an incredible work environment and commitment to a healthy work/life balance. It seeks energetic, innovative, and collaborative talent to join its fast-paced, dynamic team.

Florida Food Products, Inc.

Acquisition in 2018
Florida Food Products operates a multifunctional production facility and is involved in manufacturing of vegetable juice concentrates and derivatives used in a multitude of food applications from savory to beverages, sports nutrition and meats, and are marketed globally. The Company has offered a portfolio of healthy, natural, clean label solutions for over 60 years.

Music Reports, Inc.

Acquisition in 2020
Music Reports was established to enable local television broadcasters seeking alternatives to the rigid blanket licensing structures offered by BMI and ASCAP. Music Reports developed a "per program license" following administration service to collect and process television station schedules and revenues, and to automate report preparation and submission to the PROs. Following the signing of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act in 1998, Music Reports initiated a program of copyright licensing for digital music services including through a sister company called Royalty Logic, Inc. In doing so, the company played a significant role in the development of streaming services, both interactive and non-interactive.

InterVision Systems, LLC

Acquisition in 2020
InterVision Systems, LLC is a leading integrator of technology solutions. InterVision provides IT solutions, infrastructure and services for the cloud ecosystem (private, hybrid and public), allowing customers to achieve the full potential of a Software Defined Data Center. We offer assessment, integration, maintenance contracts, project management, staff augmentation, and call center support services. Our solutions expertise covers cloud and enterprise IT, including data center, storage, networking, security, virtualization, cloud computing, and business applications. IT solutions are custom designed around specific business requirements.