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Investments

61

Portfolio Exits

14

Funds

3

About Gemini Investors

Gemini Investors is a private company investor with a focus on the smaller end of the middle market, investing in established companies with experienced management teams and good growth prospects. The firm can provide both debt and equity capital and its investment can represent either a minority ownership or a control transaction. Areas of particular investment interest for us are: Business Services, Consumer Products and Services, Healthcare, Later Stage Technology, Manufacturing & Distribution, and Waste & Recycling. Gemini has invested in over 115 different companies throughout the United States since our firm was founded in 1993.

Gemini Investors Headquarters Location

20 William Street Suite 250

Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts, 02481,

United States

781-237-7001

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KCM Capital Completes Acquisition of Tekleen

Feb 25, 2022

January 19, 2022 New Platform Investment in Tekleen Launches KCM’s Strategy Within the Commercial Water Filtration Industry  Chicago-based private investment firm KCM Capital Partners LLC, an investor in lower middle-market business services, value-added distribution and specialty industrial companies, announced that on December 24, 2021, it acquired the assets of Automatic Filters, Inc. headquartered in Los Angeles, California. The transaction was completed in partnership with Boston-based investment firm Gemini Investors and other strategic investment partners. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Concurrent with the acquisition, KCM has appointed Syed Shah as Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Shah is a seasoned water industry executive with more than 30 years of experience in senior roles encompassing strategy, operations and business development with Paragon Water Systems, Culligan International and most recently, Aclara Technologies. With Mr. Shah’s leadership, Tekleen is poised to expand operations, accelerate growth and continue building upon its well-recognized position within the water filtration industry. Founded in 1994, Tekleen provides automatic, self-cleaning water filtration equipment to a widevariety of industrial, commercial and municipal customers. The Company has sold more than 25,000 filters worldwide and counts many Fortune 500 businesses as key clients. Tekleen’s innovative filtration solutions, which are designed in accordance with ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code Section VIII standards, can handle flow rates ranging from 20 to 20,000 gallons per minute and are used across myriad commercial applications, including irrigation, process cooling, bottling operations, wastewater treatment, descaling, municipal reuse and recycling and sugar filtration, among others. Regarding the transaction, Mr. Shah commented, “I am thrilled to once again partner with the principals of KCM. They will bring the necessary core values and vision for accelerating the growth of the Company, and together we will enhance the strong relationships Tekleen enjoys with its employees, customers, and strategic supply partners. Collectively with Gemini and our other investment partners, I’m confident we will have superior financial and strategic resources available to accomplish our future growth objectives.” Emmett Mosley, Partner at KCM said, “It is a pleasure to once again partner with Syed Shah. He has tremendous leadership ability, coupled with operational savvy and financial acumen, which will provide a great foundation for the Company. With his experienced guidance, we are confident we can build Tekleen into a leading presence within the commercial water filtration industry and execute a disciplined strategy centered around organic growth and complementary acquisitions.” Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP served as legal counsel to KCM. About Tekleen: Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, Tekleen provides automatic, self-cleaning water filtration equipment to a wide variety of industrial, commercial and municipal customers. The Company has sold more than 25,000 filters worldwide and counts many Fortune 500 businesses as key clients. Tekleen’s innovative filtration solutions, which are designed in accordance with ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code Section VIII standards, can handle flow rates ranging from 20 to 20,000 gallons per minute and are used across myriad commercial applications, including irrigation, process cooling, bottling operations, wastewater treatment, descaling, municipal reuse and recycling and sugar filtration, among others. For more information, please visit www.tekleen.com . About KCM Capital Partners: KCM Capital Partners is a Chicago-based private investment firm focused on investing in lower middle-market business services, value-added distribution and specialty industrial businesses throughout the U.S. Founded in 2017, KCM follows a simple philosophy – Keeping Continuity Matters – which is emblematic of our belief in the importance of a healthy culture and collaborative, trustworthy partnerships. With this strategy in mind, we look to support founders and management teams of niche market leaders with creative solutions and strategic guidance to effect transformational growth. For more information, please visit www.kcmcap.com .

Gemini Investors Investments

61 Investments

Gemini Investors has made 61 investments. Their latest investment was in CRED as part of their Series B on July 7, 2019.

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

7/26/2019

Series B

CRED

$120M

Yes

9

11/1/2018

Private Equity

Wynne Transportation

Yes

1

11/1/2018

Private Equity

Lindauer

Yes

1

10/1/2018

Private Equity - II

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10

9/1/2018

Private Equity

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10

Date

7/26/2019

11/1/2018

11/1/2018

10/1/2018

9/1/2018

Round

Series B

Private Equity

Private Equity

Private Equity - II

Private Equity

Company

CRED

Wynne Transportation

Lindauer

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Amount

$120M

New?

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

9

1

1

10

10

Gemini Investors Portfolio Exits

14 Portfolio Exits

Gemini Investors has 14 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Solmetex on December 17, 2020.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Acquirer

Sources

12/17/2020

Acq - Fin - II

$99M

7

9/6/2018

Acquired

$99M

2

9/5/2018

Acquired

$99M

1

9/1/2017

Acquired

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$99M

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10

6/6/2017

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

12/17/2020

9/6/2018

9/5/2018

9/1/2017

6/6/2017

Exit

Acq - Fin - II

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

7

2

1

10

10

Gemini Investors Acquisitions

16 Acquisitions

Gemini Investors acquired 16 companies. Their latest acquisition was EB Metal on August 01, 2019.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

8/1/2019

Debt

$99M

$0.25M

Acq - Fin

1

6/1/2019

$99M

Acq - Fin

1

5/1/2019

$99M

Acq - Fin

1

3/1/2019

Debt

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$99M

$99M

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10

10/23/2018

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$99M

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10

Date

8/1/2019

6/1/2019

5/1/2019

3/1/2019

10/23/2018

Investment Stage

Debt

Debt

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

$0.25M

$99M

Note

Acq - Fin

Acq - Fin

Acq - Fin

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1

1

1

10

10

Gemini Investors Fund History

3 Fund Histories

Gemini Investors has 3 funds, including Gemini Investors VI.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

7/2/2015

Gemini Investors VI

$64M

1

6/23/2010

Gemini Investors V

$99M

10

7/29/2005

Gemini Investors IV

$99M

10

Closing Date

7/2/2015

6/23/2010

7/29/2005

Fund

Gemini Investors VI

Gemini Investors V

Gemini Investors IV

Fund Type

Status

Amount

$64M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

10

10

Gemini Investors Team

6 Team Members

Gemini Investors has 6 team members, including current President, James J. Goodman.

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Work History

Title

Status

James J. Goodman

President

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James J. Goodman

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