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tzpgroup.com

Investments

41

Portfolio Exits

14

Funds

8

Service Providers

3

About TZP Group

TZP Group is focused on investments in U.S. based business and consumer services companies in the consumer, franchising, outsourced business and IT services, marketing and media services, travel and hospitality services, real estate services, and specialty finance sectors. TZP targets companies with solid historical profitability and sustainable value propositions and aims to be a "Partner of Choice" for business owners and management teams. TZP seeks to invest primarily in closely-held, private companies where the owners desire to retain a significant stake and partner with an investor with complementary operating and financial skills to accelerate company growth, increase profitability, and maximize the value of their retained stake.

Headquarters Location

7 Times Square Suite 4307

New York, New York, 10036,

United States

212-398-0300

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D.A. Davidson Acts as Financial Advisor to Head Rush Technologies, a Pike Street Capital Portfolio Company, on Its Sale to TZP Group

Jan 22, 2024

Posted on D.A. Davidson Acts as Financial Advisor to Head Rush Technologies, a Pike Street Capital Portfolio Company, on Its Sale to TZP Group D.A. Davidson Acts as Financial Advisor to Head Rush Technologies, a Pike Street Capital Portfolio Company, on Its Sale to TZP Group IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–D.A. Davidson & Co. announced today that it served as the exclusive financial advisor to Head Rush Technologies (“Head Rush”) and its Private Equity Sponsor, Pike Street Capital, in the sale of Head Rush to TZP Group. Founded in 2012 and headquartered in Louisville, CO, Head Rush is the market leader in the adventure safety industry offering products utilized in climbing, zip lining, and free fall applications, including TRUBLUE™, the most widely used and reputable auto belay device in the world. Head Rush products leverage a patented magnetic braking system which provides for increased safety, lower cost of ownership, and enhanced user experience compared to competing braking systems. The Company sells devices in more than 70 countries and provides service support and replacement parts to ensure continuous, reliable operation of equipment. “D.A. Davidson’s excitement for the business, natural chemistry with management and steady hand maneuvering throughout the deal were key to such a successful outcome,” said Pike Street Capital Partner, Ed Whatley. “We are thrilled to have worked alongside the D.A. Davidson team throughout the process, as they proved themselves essential in helping us find a knowledgeable and experienced partner in TZP,” said Head Rush CEO, Lea Ann Zuellig. “We have ambitious growth plans in current and new markets and are confident that TZP’s experience and capabilities will help us maximize the growth potential of the business.” D.A. Davidson’s Consumer Group has a reputation for its depth of industry knowledge, breadth of capabilities, and tenacity of its senior professionals. Offering sector-specific expertise through a full-service platform, the team provides M&A, strategic advisory, and equity capital markets capabilities across several subsectors, including active and outdoor; apparel, footwear, accessories & specialty retail; consumer & services; eCommerce & marketplaces; and food & beverage. Together with its European strategic partner, MCF Corporate Finance, D.A. Davidson originates and executes transatlantic M&A transactions under the brand of D.A. Davidson MCF International . About D.A. Davidson Companies D.A. Davidson Companies is an employee-owned financial services firm offering a range of financial services and advice to individuals, corporations, institutions, and municipalities nationwide. Founded in 1935 with corporate headquarters in Great Falls, Montana, and regional headquarters in Denver, Los Angeles, New York, Omaha and Seattle, the company has approximately 1,600 employees and offices in 29 states. Subsidiaries include: D.A. Davidson & Co., a full-service investment firm providing wealth management, investment banking, equity and fixed income capital markets services, and advice; Davidson Investment Advisors, a professional asset management firm; and D.A. Davidson Trust Company, a trust and wealth management company. For more information, visit dadavidson.com . Contacts

TZP Group Investments

41 Investments

TZP Group has made 41 investments. Their latest investment was in Head Rush Technologies as part of their Recap on January 16, 2024.

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TZP Group Investments Activity

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Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

1/16/2024

Recap

Head Rush Technologies

Yes

2

11/30/2023

Private Equity

DanceOne

Yes

2

10/19/2023

Series A

Finzly

$10.05M

Yes

4

7/10/2023

Private Equity

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10

11/21/2022

Private Equity

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10

Date

1/16/2024

11/30/2023

10/19/2023

7/10/2023

11/21/2022

Round

Recap

Private Equity

Series A

Private Equity

Private Equity

Company

Head Rush Technologies

DanceOne

Finzly

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Amount

$10.05M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

2

2

4

10

10

TZP Group Portfolio Exits

14 Portfolio Exits

TZP Group has 14 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Saatva on November 17, 2023.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

11/17/2023

Merger

$99M

2

7/21/2022

Acq - Fin

$99M

1

7/8/2022

Corporate Majority

$99M

14

10/13/2021

Merger

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10

3/19/2021

Acquired - II

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$99M

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10

Date

11/17/2023

7/21/2022

7/8/2022

10/13/2021

3/19/2021

Exit

Merger

Acq - Fin

Corporate Majority

Merger

Acquired - II

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

2

1

14

10

10

TZP Group Acquisitions

7 Acquisitions

TZP Group acquired 7 companies. Their latest acquisition was Re-Bath on November 12, 2021.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
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Total Funding

Note

Sources

11/12/2021

$99M

Acq - Fin

2

8/25/2021

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$99M

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10

4/22/2021

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$99M

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10

4/12/2021

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10

12/7/2020

Debt

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$99M

$99M

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10

Date

11/12/2021

8/25/2021

4/22/2021

4/12/2021

12/7/2020

Investment Stage

Private Equity

Debt

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

$99M

$99M

Note

Acq - Fin

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Sources

2

10

10

10

10

TZP Group Fund History

8 Fund Histories

TZP Group has 8 funds, including TZP Small Cap Partners II-A (Blocker).

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

2/11/2020

TZP Small Cap Partners II-A (Blocker)

$99.61M

1

2/11/2020

TZP Small Cap Partners II

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$99M

10

4/13/2017

TZP Private Equity III

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$99M

10

6/17/2015

TZP Growth Partners I

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$99M

10

8/9/2013

TZP Capital Partners II LP

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$99M

10

Closing Date

2/11/2020

2/11/2020

4/13/2017

6/17/2015

8/9/2013

Fund

TZP Small Cap Partners II-A (Blocker)

TZP Small Cap Partners II

TZP Private Equity III

TZP Growth Partners I

TZP Capital Partners II LP

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Amount

$99.61M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

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10

10

10

TZP Group Service Providers

3 Service Providers

TZP Group has 3 service provider relationships

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Service Type

Acq - Fin

Counsel

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TZP Group Team

3 Team Members

TZP Group has 3 team members, including , .

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Samuel L. Katz

Founder

Current

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