Alpine is a software- and services-focused private equity firm that specializes in majority or full buy-outs of founder-owned businesses and corporate carve-outs.
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The selected portfolio companies listed below are not necessarily representative of all past or current investments, but were selected to illustrate our industry focus. They were not selected for inclusion on the basis of performance. The reader should not assume that investment in any securities of such issuer has been or will be profitable.
Aerialink, an ASG company and subsidiary of CSF Corporation, is a leading mobile communications company providing a powerful messaging and location services platform via cloud APIs and Applications to businesses worldwide. As one of the first platforms in the US to offer a high value alternative to short codes, Aerialink’s innovative messaging platform is robust, easy-to-use, and supports a range of SMS, MMS, and location services, filling a void in the market for enterprise-class communications.
America’s Thrift Stores is an operator of 18 thrift stores that sell new and used merchandise. A significant portion of the Company’s profits are remitted to local, regional, national and international family-centered ministries and charities, which enables these organizations to carry out their charitable works. Headquartered in Birmingham, AL.
ASG is a fast growing software business that buys, builds, and operates market-leading vertical SaaS companies. ASG brings exceptional talent, deep data analytics, and a market-tested software playbook to take your company to the next level.
Beneco is a leading provider of retirement, health, and ancillary benefit solutions to contractors that perform prevailing wage work. The Company offers fully bundled administrative, record-keeping, and trustee services under one roof. Headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ.
An ASG company, Bill4Time is a leading provider of cloud-based time, billing, and practice management software serving both the legal and professional services industries. The company's simple to use, intuitive and user friendly software allows lawyers and other professionals to streamline their businesses, get more done in less time, and focus more on what they do best. Bill4Time is part of ASG, a portfolio company of Alpine Investors.
CarHop helps thousands of customers with bad or no credit purchase a vehicle they need. The company operates buy-here, pay-here automobile retail locations in 13 states nationwide. Headquartered in Edina, MN.
Cleo is a cloud integration technology company focused on business outcomes. Cleo ensures each customer’s potential is realized by delivering solutions that make it easy to discover and create value through the movement and integration of enterprise data. Cleo Integration Cloud, the industry’s most complete and flexible integration offering, helps companies build trusted relationships across their partner ecosystems today, while providing all the control and visibility they need to advance their business tomorrow.
Comlinkdata is the leading provider of telecom market data and insights, serving many of the largest carriers and handset OEMs. Headquartered in Boston, MA, Comlinkdata gives telecom providers unique insight into consumer behavior. Through an online platform, combined with analytic services, Comlinkdata provides clients with the competitive data they need to help guide their strategic business decisions and optimize their network investments.
CSF is an ASG company and a market leader in toll-free number administration, provisioning, and Least Cost Routing. Since 1988, CSF has excelled at providing powerful and easy to use software solutions to Fortune 500 companies. CSF’s flagship software product 8MS manages changes to toll-free numbers in the industry.
Digital Schools has been serving the K-12 market since 1999 with the Digital Schools Suite, an integrated HR, position control, gross payroll and budgeting application.
An ASG company, e-Courier is a leading enterprise software solution provider for last mile delivery couriers. The mission-critical software provides e-Courier's customers with API, EDI, and final mile visibility tools that allow for improved workforce management and asset tracking. Alongside its cloud-based software, e-Courier offers a mobile application (ecMobile) that facilitates visibility and real-time item mapping.
eDoctrina is an assessment, curriculum, and accountability software company, with an integrated suite of tools specifically designed for K-12 educators.
Escape Technology offers the most powerful, comprehensive and fully integrated ERP system for school districts, county offices of education, community colleges and charter schools. This fully-integrated Finance, HR and Payroll solution was specifically designed for school business and is the preferred solution by California school business professionals.
Headquartered in San Francisco, California, Evergreen Services Group is a family of leading managed IT services providers operated by world-class leadership teams and service professionals.
An ASG company, Exym LLC is the leading EHR software provider for outpatient mental health clinics in California with over 75 customers and over 5,000 active clinician users. The Exym software simplifies the process of electronic billing (EDI), documenting and managing behavioral health services with intuitive, cost-effective and easy-to-use cloud-based software.
An ASG company, Foothold Technology is a leading Electronic Health Record provider for over 1,000 Human Services Agencies across the United States, with its strongest presence in New York and New Jersey. Foothold's federally certified software enables agencies to store, protect, and understand their data. Headquartered in New York City, Foothold Technology is part of ASG, a portfolio company of Alpine Investors.
An ASG company, Grade Us is a powerful SaaS review management and marketing platform that enables businesses to create a review funnel process that is easy and efficient. Headquartered in New Jersey, Grade.us is recognized as the easiest and most robust tool for helping a business or organization manage and optimize its reviews. Grade.us is part of Alpine SG, a portfolio company of Alpine Investors.
Great Bay Software is a provider of a network discovery and monitoring solutions to enterprise customers across several verticals. Great Bay’s software solutions specialize in enterprise endpoint discovery, profiling, management and support. Headquartered in Dover, NH.
HealthComp Holdings is a full service TPA providing medical, dental, vision, COBRA and HIPAA services for mid-sized to large employers. With offices in Fresno, CA and Chicago, IL, HealthComp is a leading independent TPA in the country with over 360,000 covered lives.
Ingenio is the leading online platform that connects advice-seekers with coaches and advisors. The platform has enabled over 30 million conversations from around the globe, making Ingenio the leader in phone, chat, and web–based personal advice. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA.
Light Wave Dental Management is a management services partner for top-tier dental offices located in the Mid-Atlantic. Light Wave is creating a better alternative to traditional corporate dentistry for dentists approaching retirement and younger dentists in search of a better way to buy into a successful practice. We are lighting the way in group dentistry by solving the big problems in the industry: retirement, reimbursements, management, and partnership. We offer the benefits of group dentistry while preserving the essence of private practice.
MidAmerica Administrative & Retirement Solutions, LLC (MidAmerica) was established in 1995 to take care of those who do so much to take care of our communities. For more than 24 years, MidAmerica has served public sector employers and their employees by providing impactful solutions for some of their toughest issues: rising healthcare costs, high post-employment liabilities, and attracting/retaining talent.
Currently serving more than one million employees and administering more than 2,800 plans across the country, MidAmerica is one of the nation’s leading providers of FICA Alternative and Special Pay Plans, Health Reimbursement Arrangements, Flexible Spending Accounts, and Trusts.
An ASG company, Minute Menu Systems provides software solutions to meet the business management and Food Program needs of all aspects of the childcare community. Headquartered in Richardson, Texas, Minute Menu is the leader in Child and Adult Care Food Program management software with over 600 sponsor organization customers in over 48 states. Minute Menu also offers KidKare, an affordable SaaS-based childcare management solution that is specifically designed for family childcare providers.
Optima Healthcare Solutions is a premium therapy management software for post-acute care providers. More than 7,000 therapy and rehabilitation sites across the country entrust Optima to deliver leading-edge technology to manage their business. Optima has been named one of the Best Companies to Work for in Florida each year since 2012.
Perennial EdTech is a group of market leading education software companies and parent to Escape Technology, Software Answers, Digital Schools and eDoctrina. Perennial partners with founders and operators to deliver the most effective technology tools to educators, students, administrators, and business office staff. Escape Technology is the leading provider of ERP software in California for K-12 schools. Headquartered in Roseville, CA, Escape offers an integrated suite of Finance, Payroll, and Human Resource modules. Software Answers is a premier provider of web-based classroom and student management solutions and is headquartered in Brecksville, Ohio. Digital Schools serves the market with its integrated HR, position control, gross payroll and budgeting software applications and is headquartered in Salinas, CA. eDoctrina provides assessment, curriculum, and accountability software, with an integrated suite of tools specifically designed for K-12 educators, and is headquartered in Buffalo, NY.
An ASG company, PracticePanther is a leading provider of cloud-based law practice management and billing software for law firms, serving customers in over 170 countries. The company's secure and easy to use software solution helps lawyers automate their day to day workflows by handling time and expense tracking, invoicing, document management, payment processing, trust accounting, client communication and much more, all from a single application. PracticePanther is part of ASG, a portfolio company of Alpine Investors.
Riverside Insights shares its customers’ commitment to helping individuals elevate their cognitive and learning potential — from early childhood, throughout their academic journey and for the rest of their lives. Assessments play a critical role in this effort with actionable insights derived from accurate, reliable and consistent data that create opportunities to help people thrive. That’s why we offer proven, trusted and precise assessment solutions that provide the clarity and perspective needed to create a meaningful impact.
Software Answers is the premier provider of web-based classroom and student management solutions for the K-12 education market. Their ProgressBook education applications are used by more than 750 school districts nationwide, including 75% of Ohio public schools.
Patient First, People First. Summit Dermatology Partners is the partner of choice for dermatologists who prioritize their patients, team, and autonomy. Summit works with practitioners to provide financial stability, accelerated growth opportunities and the ability to stay ahead of the ever-changing dermatology landscape – allowing them more time to do the things they love: providing amazing service to their patients.
TEAM Services Group provides household employment and home care solutions through our family of companies across the United States. We believe in the value of self-direction – allowing individuals and families to work with who they want in their homes – and therefore aim to facilitate choice and independence, delivered with the highest standards of quality and security. TEAM makes over 13,000 lives easier, safer, and more comfortable each year.
VHT has been the world’s #1 provider of callback software for over 20 years. Not only does VHT offer a callback on the voice channel, we help brands offer a callback in their customer’s channel of choice. That means your customers no longer have to wait on hold, have to repeat information or be tangled up in the IVR. VHT helps you make an effortless transition from your digital channels to the voice channel.
YDesign Group is a leading retailer of modern lighting and home décor products. The Company offers impeccable craftsmanship and innovative design through its brands YLighting, YLiving, and Lumens. Headquartered in Walnut Creek, CA.
A prior Alpine portfolio company, Aero Logistics was a provider of outsourced logistics and transportation management services. The Company primarily serves customers in the high-technology and retail sectors, providing best-of-breed service and reliability for their complex and time-sensitive freight transportation needs. Headquartered in South San Francisco, CA.
AGS is a global company focused on creating a diverse mix of entertaining gaming experiences for every kind of player. Powered by high-performing Class II and Class III slot products, an expansive table products portfolio, real-money gaming platforms and content, highly rated social casino solutions for operators and players, and best-in-class service, AGS offers an unmatched value proposition for their casino partners.
AVITRU, previously known as ARCOM, is a leader in AEC software solutions that integrates building specification content for use by design professionals involved in building projects. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Avitru empowers architects, engineers, contractors and owners to make better, faster decisions. As the developer of MasterSpec®, the most trusted and comprehensive master guide specification system in the industry, Avitru has leveraged its position in the market to launch a cloud-based platform that enables the collaborative exchange of expert knowledge to design, build, and operate a better built environment.
Berkeys is a provider of plumbing, air conditioning, and heating services to homeowners in the Dallas and Houston markets. The Company sells America’s top-rated brands of plumbing, AC, and heating equipment and services all makes of plumbing and air conditioning equipment. Headquartered in Southlake, TX.
Constellation Behavioral Health is a provider of highly specialized treatment programs serving individuals and families suffering from addiction, mental health and co-occurring disorders. Locations in Sausalito and Sonoma, California
Constructive Media is a family of online brands whose websites live at the intersection of Fun and Learning. Headquartered in New York City, the Company serves users of all ages through its digital media platforms, providing free, enriching and entertaining lessons and games.
A prior Alpine portfolio company, DMS is a full-service direct marketing firm specializing in direct mail. From strategic and creative development to production and fulfillment, DMS manages direct mail campaigns from start to finish for a blue-chip list of financial, retail and technology clients. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon.
EDC is an independent operator of ATMs that includes numerous ATM placement agreements with high-traffic U.S. retailers and ATM branding contracts with some of America's largest financial institutions. EDC operates nationwide with an ATM placement portfolio focused on multi-state retail operators and high transacting merchant locations, such as convenience stores.
FFO Home is a top 100 furniture retailer, with 34 stores in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma. FFO Home is known for delivering superior value by combining unsurpassed product quality and a broad selection with the lowest prices available in the market. The Company specializes in buying first quality manufacturer overruns, cancelled inventory, and closeouts. Headquartered in Muldrow, OK.
A prior Alpine portfolio company, Great Falls Marketing offers outsourced sales services to clients in the direct response industry. Its team of sales professionals operate from an inbound call facility. Located in Auburn, Maine.
Health Plus Management Services, a former Alpine portfolio company, provides turnkey solutions for physicians who wish to outsource their practice’s non-medical functions in the New York City metropolitan area. Health Plus provides clients with site selection & leasing, start-up financing, patient referral generation, administrative services, and billing and collection services. Headquartered in Garden City, NY.
A prior Alpine portfolio company, Interprint is a full service commercial printer, fulfillment, and direct mail house. The Company produces materials that the healthcare, distribution, and consumer product industries require on a daily basis. InterPrint’s facilities are state of the art to ensure their customers the highest quality product at the lowest possible cost. InterPrint’s customers include a mix of Fortune 1000 companies. Headquartered in Van Nuys, California.
A prior Alpine portfolio company, Lighting By Gregory (LBG), founded in 1986, is a high-end lighting retailer in Manhattan. In 2005, Lighting By Gregory launched its website operation (www.lightingbygregory.com) and now offers over 100,000 lighting and home décor products from more than 100 manufacturers online. Headquartered in New York, New York.
Linx Technologies manufactures wireless components including antennas, modules, remote controls and RF connectors.
A prior Alpine portfolio company, McKissock is one of the largest providers of continuing education in the country. McKissock’s courses include state-mandated continuing education and qualifying education for a wide range of professionals, including real estate brokers, appraisers, nurses, cosmetologists, and others. The Company offers these courses through on-site classroom education and online delivery. Headquartered in Warren, PA.
A prior Alpine portfolio company, NAC Marketing is a premier direct marketing business serving health conscious consumers. The Company markets, sells and distributes their own brands of vitamins, nutritional supplements and similar products via radio, television, catalogues and the Internet. Headquartered in Farmingdale, NY.
NCA provides consumer debt collection services.
RetailMeNot is a leading savings destination connecting consumers with retailers, restaurants and brands, both online and in-store. The company enables consumers across the globe to find hundreds of thousands of offers to save money while they shop or dine out.
A prior Alpine portfolio company, ReView Video was one of the world’s largest value-added distributors of conference room hardware and related services. The Company was one of Polycom’s largest domestic and international channel partners. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
A prior Alpine portfolio company, Vendstar designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes bulk candy vending machines. The Company markets its machines to entrepreneurs as a viable home-based business or a way for them to supplement their income by placing and servicing the machines. Headquartered in Deer Park, New York.
Vionic sells its product line of sandals, casual flats, walkers, slippers, wedges and orthotic inserts through home shopping TV, online, catalog, specialty stores, department stores and its own ecommerce site. Vionic is committed to creating life changing footwear solutions by creating stylish shoes with podiatrist designed technology. Headquartered in San Rafael, CA.
A prior Alpine portfolio company, WebEquity Solutions (now part of Moody's Analytics) provides enterprise-level solutions to institutions with assets ranging from $10 million to over $500 billion throughout the United States, Canada and Australia. The Company’s flagship product, WebEquity™, is the system of record for processing credit requests across all lending disciplines. Headquartered in Omaha, NE.
A prior Alpine portfolio company, Windsor Jewelers was a high-end jewelry retailer serving the southeastern United States. Windsor crafts a memorable experience around its finely designed products and impeccable selection. Headquartered in Augusta, GA.
YouCaring (now part of GoFundMe) is a leader in free online fundraising. The Company focuses on compassionate crowdfunding, providing free fundraising and support to humanitarian causes. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA.