Navigator Partners, LLC.

Navigator Partners, LLC is dedicated to organizing and investing in acquisitions or recapitalizations of successful businesses. Transactions provide liquidity to existing owners while positioning the company for future growth and delivering exceptional returns. We partner with high quality management teams to successfully operate businesses under the highest ethical standards.

Navigator Partners, LLC., (Navigator) principals have extensive private equity fund management experience.

Navigator focuses on businesses with annual revenues approaching $10MM to over $200MM. Ideal companies have prior year EBITDA approaching at least $2MM, though entities with lower Revenue and EBITDA levels are selectively considered for investment. Navigator's Principals have extensive experience investing in franchisors. The firm will consider investments in franchisors at much earlier stages of development.

Aspire Home Health

Aspire Home Heath provides home care and hospice services through Aspire Home Care in Colorado and Indian Territory Home Health & Hospice in Oklahoma. Navigator invested in a re-capitalization in 2008 and again in 2009 with the acquisition of Indian Territory. Aspire's website is

Avista Oil, AG

AVISTA OIL Group ("AVISTA") - AVISTA is the leading recycled oil enterprise in Europe with its 5 collection subsidiaries and participations and its 2 re-refineries. With about 400 employees located in the United States, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, Luxemburg and Poland, AVISTA is the market leader in oil upcycling in Europe and belongs to the TOP 3 emulsion collectors. Avista is also a major oil collector in the United States through its majority ownership of Universal Environmental Services, based in Peachtree City, GA. Avista is building a 30 million gallon re-refinery in Peachtree City, GA. Navigator Principals co-led this investment. Mr. Markey served on the Board of Directors of Universal Environmental Services, LLC. Avista's web site address is

Compass Water Solutions, Inc.

Compass Water Solutions, Inc. is based in Irvine, CA. The company is a leading manufacturer of marine-based oily water separators and reverse osmosis equipment. Navigator principals negotiated and structured this acquisition. Mr. Imhoff is the Chairman of Compass Water Solutions. Compass's website is

Crestcom International, LLC

Crestcom International is a leading global franchisor of management and leadership training. Based in Denver, CO, Crestcom's global network includes more than 180 franchisees operating in over 60 countries. Crestcom's website is

K9 Holdings, LLC

K9 Holdings is based in Fanwood, NJ. The company is a leading franchior of luxury dog day care and boarding services. Navigator Partners invested in a growth equity investment round in February, 2016. Messrs. Stewart and Markey are Directors of the company and Mr. Imhoff is an advisor to the company. K9's website is

Molecular Imaging Technologies, LLC

Oncology Molecular Imaging Technologies, LLC ("MIT") - based in Blue Bell, PA operates positron emission tomography (PET) scanners in markets across the country. The scanners are used in the diagnosis of Alzheimer's as well as diagnosis and surgery planning for cancer, cardiology, neurology, and psychiatry patients. Navigator provided growth equity to Oncology Molecular Imaging, LLC ("OMI") in a financing that closed in September, 2006. OMI was merged into MIT in 2015. MIT's website is

Lumeta Corporation

Lumeta Corporation - based in Somerset, NJ developes and sells security software that provides real-time, context-driven security intelligence and authoritaive network situational awareness by mapping computer networks. Lumeta's software is used by numerous Fortune 500 companies and agencies of the United States Government. Lumeta's website is

Nelson Pipeline Constructors, LLC

Nelson Pipeline Constructors, LLC - based in Fort Lupton, CO is a leading constructor of underground water, sewer, and storm sewer pipelines in new housing developments in Colorado. Messrs. Stewart and Markey serve on the board of Direcors, Mr. Imhoff is an advisor to the company. Navigator co-led the acquistion of the business in April, 2015. Nelson's website is

Revere Packaging, LLC

Revere is a niche provider of single use aluminum and plastic packaging solutions to the food service industry. The Company delivers customized packaging solutions in unique order quantities on a made-to-order basis. Revere is active in many sales channels including airlines, bakeries, food distributors, frozen foods, restaurants and supermarkets. The Company's portfolio of food packaging products is used for a variety of applications, including baking, roasting, packing, steaming and catering. Based in Shelbyville, Kentucky, Revere services customers nationwide. Mr. Imhoff is a Board Advisor of Revere. Navigator invested in the acquisition of Revere in December, 2011. Revere's web site address is:

Senior Care Franchisor

Navigator Principals personally backed a management team experienced in the senior care franchising space to launch and build a franchisor of non-medical in-home senior care services. The franchise system has grown to over 100 franchises and is ranked on the Entrepreneur 500. Navigators' Principals have a multi-decade planned ownership period for this investment.


Navigator Partners, LLC provided growth equity to Denver-based Smashburger, the country's fastest growing better burger restaurant company, designed to be every city's favorite burger place. Smashburger operates and develops corporate and joint venture stores, as well as being the franchisor of Smashburger stores. Smashburger currently has more than 350 stores across the United States and in numerous foreign countries. To learn more, visit

Terracare Associates, LLC

Terracare Associates, LLC is a leading provider of commercial landscape and public infrastructure management services. Terracare Associates currently operates throughout Colorado and California providing a diverse range of services to institutional, industrial, commercial and municipal customers, including outsourced road and park maintenance, general landscape services, irrigation management, snow/ice removal, and aquatic/lake management services. Terracare's website is

Enaqua Holdings, LLC

Enaqua Holdings, LLC operates a salt water disposal pipeline system and well in Karnes County, TX. The disposal well serves fracking wells in the Karnes County, TX area. EnAqua's website is

Exited Investments:

Westcon, Inc.

Westcon, Inc. - based in Bismarck, ND specializes in providing large-scale construction services (e.g., pipefitting and welding, structural steel erection and fabrication, equipment installation and concrete installation) for a diverse group of developers, owners and operators of industrial facilities, including petro-chemical, power generation, food processing, railroad, and biofuel facilities. Founded in 1981, Westcon operates through four regional offices. Since 2001, Westcon has completed over 1,600 projects across the United States. Navigator invested in a recapitalization transaction in July, 2008. Westcon's website is

US Syngas

US Syngas - based in Faustina, LA is developing a gasification facility to produce ammonia from petroleum coke feedstock for sale to agricultural/chemical industry customers at a discount from world ammonia market prices. The facility will also produce nitrogen and sulfur. The Project will be built on a 175-acre site adjacent to the Mosaic Company's DAP fertilizer plant in Faustina, Louisiana, on the Mississippi River between Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Navigator provided financing to the project in a round that closed in February, 2007 and successfully exited the investment in July, 2007.

Digney York Associates, LLC

Digney York Associates, LLC, located in McLean, VA, is the leading firm specializing in hotel interior room renovations and refurbishment. Digney was formed in 1985 and performs services for major hotel chains in the USA. Amongst Digney's clients are Marriott International, Host Marriott, Intercontinental Hotels, Hyatt, Starwood branded hotels, and other internationally known as well as privately held hotel properties. Navigator closed on its investment in November, 2002 and exited the investment in August, 2007. Digney York's website is

CK Franchising, Inc

CK Franchising, Inc. ("CKFI"), Dayton, OH is the franchisor of the "Comfort Keepers" franchise business for providing in-home care to the elderly and incapacitated. CKFI has been in operation since 1999 and had over 500 franchises as of September 2006. CKFI began international franchising operations in 2004 and has franchisees in Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Hong Kong. Navigator is the largest shareholder in CKFI and closed this transaction in February 2003 and exited the investment in July, 2007. Messrs. Imhoff and Markey were board members. Comfort Keeper's website is

Project Leadership Associates, Inc

Project Leadership Associates ("PLA"), founded in 1998, provides computer network integration services to medium-sized businesses throughout the Chicago area. Network integration services includes computer network implementation, planning, design, security, and project management. PLA provides overall network/technology strategy consulting and application development services and a full range of IT outsourcing solutions including software development, management consulting, help desk support and repair. Navigator invested in PLA in February 2003 to recapitalize the business and support its strategic growth plan. Navigator exited the investment in June, 2007. Messrs. Imhoff and Markey were board members. The website is

Omniflight Helicoptors, Inc.

Omniflight Helicoptors, Inc., located in Addison, TX, is one of the largest providers of air medical emergency transport services in the United States operating over 50 helicopters in 13 states. Air medical services involve transporting patients requiring intensive medical care from either general care hospitals or the scene of an accident to highly skilled trauma centers or tertiary care centers. Navigator invested in the acquisition of Omniflight in May 2003 and exited in October, 2005 when the business was sold. Omniflight's website is

Coffin Turbo Pump, Inc.

Coffin Turbo Pump, Inc. is based in Englewood, NJ, the company is the leading world-wide manufacturer of centrifugal, turbine boiler-feed pumps for the marine industry. The company enjoys a significant market share of such pumps which are used in US Navy vessels and commercial ships around the world, including the fast growing fleet of LNG tankers. Navigator principals also led and sponsored the transaction and secured equity and debt financing. Mr. Imhoff wa the Chairman of Coffin Turbo Pump. Coffin Turbo Pump's website is


Conisus - based in Atlanta, GA, Conisus is a leading provider of educational symposia, research content and continuing medical education in the field of oncology. Conisus arranges promotional events used by pharmaceutical companies to inform, position, and promote their drugs to physicians and other drug-use decision makers. Many of the programs are eligible for continuing medical education (CME) credits. Navigator invested in a recapitalization transaction in March, 2007 and was exited through a sale in December, 2010.

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