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May 5, 2015

Fort Point Capital Appoints Christina Pai Partner

Fort Point Capital is pleased to announce the promotion of Christina Pai to Partner at the firm. Previously a Principal, Ms. Pai joined Fort Point in 2011 from Swift River Investments, a MA-based lower middle market private equity firm. Before Swift River, Ms. Pai started her private equity career with FdG Associates.

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March 20, 2015

David Logan Joins Fort Point Capital to Lead Operating Partner Program

Fort Point Capital, a buyout firm that acquires nicely growing service oriented companies at the smaller end of the middle market, today announced that David Logan has joined the firm as Operating Partner, effective February 2, 2015. Mr. Logan has a unique background for this role, having served as an Operating Partner for other private equity funds, a CEO of  several lower middle market growth companies, and an executive with several  leading global companies.  

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October 8, 2014

Fort Point Capital Acquires Sullivans, Leading Consumer Product Distributor

Sullivans Marks Fort Point’s Fifth Platform Investment and Seventh Transaction

Fort Point Capital, a Boston-based private equity firm, announced today that it has acquired a majority equity interest in Sullivan, Inc. (“Sullivans” or the “Company”), a leading designer and distributor of seasonal and all-occasion home décor products to specialty retailers. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, SD, Sullivans has built a reputation for world-class customer service and unique, high quality products that enable specialty retailers to offer true product differentiation and distinctive assortments.

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April 24, 2014

Fort Point Capital Completes Sale of Lone Star Overnight to Eagle Merchant Partners

Sale marks the first portfolio realization for Fort Point Capital

Fort Point Capital, a private equity firm focused on lower middle-market, service-oriented investments, announced today that it, together with its partners, MRL Capital and Pilgrim Capital, has completed the sale of Lone Star Holdings LLC (“LSO” or the “Company”) to Eagle Merchant Partners, a private equity firm investing in middle market businesses in the Southeast United States.

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April 3, 2014

Van Pool Joins Fort Point Capital Portfolio

Fort Point Revs Up at the Start of 2014

Fort Point Capital has acquired a controlling stake in Van Pool Transportation, LLC (“Van Pool” or the “Company”), a provider of transportation services for special needs children in New England. Based in Wilbraham, Massachusetts, Van Pool is a provider to over one hundred school districts, delivering unmatched service to the students, families, schools, and districts.

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March 27, 2014

EPM Announces Nuclear and Software Industry Luminaries Join Company’s Board of Directors

Engineering, Planning and Management, Inc. (“EPM” or “the Company”), a provider of engineering consulting, software, and risk assessment services to the nuclear industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Christopher, former CEO of Areva NP; Bill McCollum, former COO of the Tennessee Valley Authority; and Jack Hughes, founder and former Chairman of Top Coder and Tallan, to the Company’s Board of Directors.

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August 6, 2013

Fort Point Capital Invests in Nuclear Safety Market Leader Engineering Planning and Management, Inc.

Leading Consulting and Software Business Brings on First Institutional Capital

Fort Point Capital, a Boston-based private equity firm, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority equity interest in Engineering Planning and Management, Inc. (“EPM” or the “Company”), a global provider of engineering, consulting, probabilistic risk assessment, fire protection services, and specialized, unique software to the nuclear power industry and other commercial customers.

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January 22, 2013

Lone Star Overnight Completes Refinancing

New capital structure significantly reduces borrowing costs

Fort Point Capital (“Fort Point”) announced the completion of the recapitalization of its portfolio company, Lone Star Overnight (“LSO” or the “Company”). Lone Star is a leading intra-regional express and ground parcel delivery company serving businesses throughout the Southwest U.S. Fort Point initially invested in LSO in April 2011. 

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June 20, 2012

Church Services Keeps the Heat On with Two Acquisitions

Addition of Stark Air and Lewisville Air Conditioning & Heating Expands Presence in the Dallas Market

Fort Point Capital (“Fort Point”), a private equity firm focused on investing in service-oriented middle market companies, announced today that its portfolio company, Church Services, a leading provider of non-discretionary residential services, has acquired Stark Air (“Stark”) and Lewisville Air Conditioning & Heating (“Lewisville”). Both companies provide HVAC maintenance, repair and replacement services to residential customers in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.

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March 26, 2012

Church Services Completes Recapitalization

Fort Point Capital to Support Continued Growth and Expansion

Fort Point Capital, a private equity firm that invests in small service-oriented companies, announced that it has completed a recapitalization of Church Services, a leading provider of residential heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), electrical, plumbing, foundation repair, and pest control services in the greater Houston, Dallas and Austin metropolitan areas.

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