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Quatris

Quatris provides software and database solutions, hosting, software maintenance and support to small and medium sized physician practices.

http://www.quatris.com

Board Members

Jim Collis

jim@seaportcapital.com

Scott McCormack

smccormack@seaportcapital.com

Bob Tamashunas

btamashunas@seaportcapital.com

Tom Behringer

tbehringer@seaportcapital.com

b Media Group

 B Media Group is a leading operator of billboard properties across Puerto Rico. The Company offers outdoor advertising in digital, static, and trivision formats combined with strategic advertising services to multinational brands.

http://bmediagroup.com/

Board Members

Bill Luby

bluby@seaportcapital.com

Bob Tamashunas

btamashunas@seaportcapital.com

Duane LeVine

dlevine@seaportcapital.com

News

B Media Group Completes Acquisition of Showtime Outdoor Media and Financing with Crestline Specialty Lending

NEW YORK, NY. – December 23, 2015 – Seaport Capital Partners ("Seaport") announced today that B Media Group (the “Company”), a Seaport portfolio company, has completed the acquisition of Showtime Outdoor Media, a billboard operator on Puerto Rico.  Crestline Specialty Lending led the debt financing, which included a new term loan and a revolving credit facility, to finance the acquisition.  The proceeds of the debt financing were used to fund the purchase of Showtime, refinance outstanding debt, support the Company’s continued growth, and for other corporate purposes.

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Quality Uptime Services

Quality Uptime Services is a provider of preventative maintenance and emergency service programs for the critical infrastructure, including uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), of data centers and other mission critical facilities.

http://www.qualityuptime.com

Board Members

Bill Luby

bluby@seaportcapital.com

Tom Behringer

tbehringer@seaportcapital.com

Atmosera

Atmosera is the trusted, transparent, and secure global hybrid managed solution partner to companies and Software as a Service (SaaS) providers. Atmosera delivers enterprise-grade, fully managed private, public and hybrid clouds, colocation, and advanced services such as HIPAA/PCI-DSS compliance, disaster recovery solutions and advanced networking, that enable clients to focus on running their business while maximizing the value of technology and minimizing risks. Atmosera tailors solutions to each client’s individual needs by bringing together people, technology, and processes to ensure exceptional execution. Clients benefit from secure, world-class solutions, expertly engineered, deployed, and operated 24x7x365.

http://www.atmosera.com

Board Members

Jim Collis

jim@seaportcapital.com

Scott McCormack

smccormack@seaportcapital.com

Tom Behringer

tbehringer@seaportcapital.com

Net Access

Net Access Corporation is a leading provider of data center and managed services in the New Jersey and New York City Metro markets, providing services from three locations in northern New Jersey.

http://www.nac.net/

Board Members

Jim Collis

jim@seaportcapital.com

Scott McCormack

smccormack@seaportcapital.com

Duane LeVine

dlevine@seaportcapital.com

News

Seaport Capital Announces Sale of Net Access

New York, NY – December 1, 2015 – Seaport Capital, a private equity firm focused on investments in communications, information and business services companies, announced the sale of its portfolio company, Net Access, to Cologix, Inc.  Net Access is a leading provider of data center and workspace recovery services in the Northern New Jersey and Metro New York market.  Cologix, Inc. is a network neutral interconnection and data center company operating 24 data centers in 9 markets post the Net Access transaction.

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Net Access Appoints Raul K. Martynek as New Chief Executive Officer

CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ January 8, 2014 – Net Access, a leading colocation, cloud, and managed services provider in the New York metropolitan region, announced today the appointment of Raul K. Martynek as the company’s Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Martynek is assuming the role of CEO as Blake Ellman who has served as the company’s CEO and Co-Founder since 1995 will be transitioning into a new role as the company’s Chief Technology Officer heading up product development.

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FTJ FundChoice

FTJ FundChoice provides technology-enabled asset management, electronic trading and back office administrative services to investment advisors. The company has grown considerably in recent years as it continues to add assets under management and investment advisors to its platform.

https://www.ftjfundchoice.com/

Board Members

Bill Luby

bluby@seaportcapital.com

Bob Tamashunas

btamashunas@seaportcapital.com

Tom Behringer

tbehringer@seaportcapital.com

News

Seaport Capital Portfolio Company FTJ FundChoice Completes Second Recapitalization with Madison Capital Funding

HEBRON, KY – February 27, 2017 – FTJ FundChoice, a Seaport Capital portfolio company, announced today that it has completed a successful recapitalization with Madison Capital Funding (“Madison Capital”).  The recapitalization is the second debt financing the company has completed in the last two years with Madison Capital and was made possible by the company’s rapid growth in recent years.  The proceeds of the recapitalization were used to support the Company's continued growth and fund a cash distribution to equity holders.

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Seaport Capital Portfolio Company FTJ FundChoice Completes Successful Recapitalization

NEW YORK, NY. – February 25, 2015 – Seaport Capital Partners ("Seaport") announced today that FTJ FundChoice, LLC (the "Company"), a Seaport portfolio company, has completed a successful recapitalization.  Madison Capital Funding led the recapitalization, which included a new term loan and a revolving credit facility.  The proceeds of the recapitalization were used to refinance outstanding debt, support the Company's continued growth, and fund a cash distribution to equity holders.

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Voxel

Provided hybrid scalable hosting solutions using cutting-edge hosting technology, including the VoxCAST Global CDN delivery, instantly available physical and virtual servers via VoxCLOUD, full API access and wide access tools, with the expertise of 10+ years of managed hosting services.  Acquired by Internap Network Services.

http://www.internap.com/

Board Members

Jim Collis

jim@seaportcapital.com

Logicworks

Logicworks provides cloud computing and managed hosting to some of the world's most respected brands including Dow Jones, NBC, Lincoln Center, Orion Health,and 1-800-Flowers.com. Logicworks specializes in Private, Public and Hybrid Cloud Solutions for SaaS, Media, eCommerce, Mobile, Healthcare, and Financial services companies. Logicworks also offers a full suite of Compliance Solutions and Managed Database Services.

http://www.logicworks.net/

Board Members

Bill Luby

bluby@seaportcapital.com

Tom Behringer

tbehringer@seaportcapital.com

Bay Communications II

Bay Communications II is a Boston-based provider of wireless communications infrastructure. Bay develops, owns and manages communication towers throughout the Northeast and the United States.

http://www.baycommunicationsllc.com/

Board Members

Bill Luby

bluby@seaportcapital.com

Bob Tamashunas

btamashunas@seaportcapital.com

Duane LeVine

dlevine@seaportcapital.com

Municipal Communications

Municipal Communications develops, owns, and operates cellular towers primarily in the southeastern United States. The company partners with local municipalities and private landowners to develop towers in difficult-to-zone locations.

http://www.municipalcom.com/

Board Members

Bill Luby

bluby@seaportcapital.com

Bob Tamashunas

btamashunas@seaportcapital.com

Duane LeVine

dlevine@seaportcapital.com

News

Bankers South Provides $12.5 Million of Debt Capital to Municipal Communications

Atlanta, GA, April 21, 2014 – Municipal Communications, LLC today announced the closing of a debt facility of up to $12.5 million to support the continued growth of the company’s tower development portfolio.  Municipal Communications, based in Atlanta, develops, constructs and operates cell phone towers nationwide.  Municipal Communications partnered with private equity investor Seaport Capital in 2010.

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Seaport Capital Invests in Municipal Communications

Municipal Communications, LLC announced today it has completed a $10.75 million capital raise led by Seaport Capital, a private equity firm focused on growth and buyout opportunities in the communications, information and business services, and media sectors. Municipal Communications represents the first transaction made by Seaport Capital's fourth fund, Seaport Capital Partners IV, L.P. The company co-founders also participated in the investment.

 

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Worley Claims Services

Worley provides outsourced claims adjusting and management for large catastrophic weather and environmental events in the United States.

https://www.worleyco.com/

Board Members

Bill Luby

bluby@seaportcapital.com

Bob Tamashunas

btamashunas@seaportcapital.com

News

Aquiline Capital Partners to Acquire Majority Stake in Worley Claims Services

NEW YORK, NY and HAMMOND, LA, October 9, 2014 – Aquiline Capital Partners LLC (“Aquiline”), a New York-based private equity firm investing in financial services, today announced a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in Worley Claims Services (“Worley”), one of the largest independent providers of claims adjustment and related services in the United States. Since its founding in 1976, Worley has been nationally recognized for its expertise in adjusting claims, recovering costs, and overseeing public relations following natural and man-made environmental events.

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AIS

SCDC Holdings, through its American Internet Services subsidiary, provides co-location and managed services to enterprises and information technology businesses in the Western United States.

http://www.americanis.net/

Board Members

Scott McCormack

smccormack@seaportcapital.com

Tom Behringer

tbehringer@seaportcapital.com

News

American Internet Services (AIS) Acquires Complex Drive

ais-large.jpgAmerican Internet Services (AIS), San Diego's largest data center operator and Southern California's fastest-growing colocation company, announced today that it has acquired Complex Drive, a well-established San Diego data center provider known for its advanced technology, expertise, and excellent support for the past 10 years. By combining the collective technology, networking capacity and expertise of both companies, AIS and Complex Drive will deliver the widest range of carrier-neutral data center solutions to support their customers' ever growing and changing business needs.

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Seaport Capital Acquires American Internet Services

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San Diego, CA October 3, 2008: American Internet Services, Inc. (AIS), the largest provider of data center co-location services in San Diego, announced today the completion of its acquisition by an investor group led by Seaport Capital, a private equity firm focused on the media, communications, and information and business services sectors. The other members of the investor group include Viridian Investment Partners and DuPont Capital Management.

 

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Story Worldwide

Story Worldwide is a leading multi-channel custom publisher, serving global clients, producing print and digital publications.  Its two subsidiaries, Byte Interactive and Large Design, are leading strategic digital marketing agencies.

http://www.storyworldwide.com

Everest

Competitive cable company that offers cable television, telephony and high-speed Internet services in suburban Kansas City. Everest was acquired by Surewest Communications.

News

SureWest Communications Reaches Agreement to Acquire Everest Broadband

Leading independent communications holding company SureWest Communications (Nasdaq: SURW) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Everest Broadband, Inc. ("Everest"), a portfolio company of Seaport Capital, for $173 million in cash. Everest is a privately held competitive provider of high-speed data, video and voice services in the greater Kansas City area. The transaction, which is expected to close by the end of the first quarter 2008, will more than double SureWest's triple-play residential subscriber base and facilitate the rapid expansion of its business services.

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Seaport Capital completes sale of Everest Broadband to SureWest

Seaport Capital has completed the sale of Everest Broadband to SureWest Communications (Nasdaq: SURW) for $173 million. This sale resulted in Seaport generating 3.3 times its investment and 99.4% IRR. Everest, acquired by Seaport Capital Partners III in June 2006, increased monthly provider EBITDA over 50% during Seaport's ownership. Everest is a competitive provider of high-speed data, video, and voice services in the greater Kansas City area.

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Seaport Capital conquers Everest

New York private equity firm Seaport Capital LLC is acquiring cable, Internet and phone services company Everest Connections LLC. No deal value was announced, but GE Commercial Finance said in a press release Tuesday that it was providing $68.7 million in senior secured debt to finance the buyout. Seaport typically invests $5 million to $35 million in middle-market media, telecommunications, information and business services companies valued at between $15 million and $200 million.

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GE Global Media & Communications Business Commits $68 Million-Plus to Support Seaport Capital Acquisition of Everest Connections

July 11, 2006: GE Commercial Finance - Global Media & Communications announced today that it has closed, as administrative agent, a $68,750,000 senior secured credit facility in support of Seaport Capital's acquisition of Everest Connections, a local cable, Internet and phone provider with over 34,000 subscribers in the greater Kansas City metropolitan area. GE Capital Markets served as sole lead arranger in the deal, which closed on June 30.

 

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Independence Media

Formed to pursue opportunities in the radio sector where significant value can be created through further in-market consolidation opportunities and/or operational or technical improvements to the acquired stations.

Board Members

Scott McCormack

smccormack@seaportcapital.com

Marianas Cablevision

The cable television provider for Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands. The company also provides high-speed Internet access, pay-per-view and video on demand in its service territories.  Acquired by NTT Docomo.

http://www.mcvcnmi.com/

Board Members

Bill Luby

bluby@seaportcapital.com

Virgo Publishing

Published 19 national trade magazines and produces nine trade shows and events diversified across several industry groups, including natural products/healthcare, telecommunications, light industrial and lifestyle. Virgo Publishing was sold to Arlington Capital.

Board Members

Bob Tamashunas

btamashunas@seaportcapital.com

Tower Ventures II, LLC

Owned, developed and purchased communication towers in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont. Tower Ventures II was acquired by National Grid.

Board Members

Bob Tamashunas

btamashunas@seaportcapital.com

Drew Meyers

dmeyers@seaportcapital.com

Bill Luby

bluby@seaportcapital.com

Mandalay Baseball Properties, LLC

MBP is an owner and operator of affiliated Minor League Baseball franchises. The company focuses on providing unique, affordable family entertainment.

http://www.mandalay.com

Board Members

Bill Luby

bluby@seaportcapital.com

Elias Arts, LLC

Elias Arts is the industry leader in creating and licensing music and sound for traditional marketing communications including television advertising, network identities, and feature film promotions. Elias has also pioneered the concept of utilizing music and sound for corporate clients in order to enhance their brand strategies, retail environments and products. 

http://eliasarts.com

Board Members

Bill Luby

bluby@seaportcapital.com

Drew Meyers

dmeyers@seaportcapital.com

Pathlore

Powered the business of online learning, guiding Global 2000 companies in their efforts to create an extended learning exchange through the Web. Pathlore was acquired by SumTotal Systems.

Board Members

Jim Collis

jim@seaportcapital.com

Surgient Networks

Surgient's applications automated the delivery of software demonstrations, on line evaluations, training and quality assurance testing for independent software vendors, major integrators and enterprise customers.

http://www.surgient.com

Otelco Holdings LLC

Independent local exchange carriers with over 25,000 access lines in Alabama. Otelco also offers cable television, long distance telephone and Internet access services. Otelco is a public company.

Board Members

Drew Meyers

dmeyers@seaportcapital.com

Jim Collis

jim@seaportcapital.com

Conversent Communications

New England based CLEC providing voice and date services to small and medium sized businesses located primarily in mid-sized cities from Maine to New Jersey. Conversent was acquired by One Communications.

Board Members

Jim Collis

jim@seaportcapital.com

News

Choice One and CTC Communications Finalize Merger; Simultaneously Complete Acquisition of Conversent Communications

Rochester, New York - Waltham, Massachusetts - Marlboro, Massachusetts: Choice One Communications, CTC Communications and Conversent Communications jointly announced today the completion of their previously announced combination. The merged organization will be called "One Communications" as of July 24th and will serve businesses in sixteen states within the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and upper Midwest regions. With revenues of over $800 million, One Communications is the largest privately-held competitive local exchange carrier in the United States.

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Choice One Communications and CTC Communications Acquire Conversent Communications

Waltham, Massachusetts and Rochester, New York March 28, 2006: CTC Communications and Choice One Communications, which on February 10, 2006 announced their agreement to merge, today announced they are jointly acquiring Conversent Communications, Inc., an integrated communications provider with significant facilities and customers in the Northeast as well as in West Virginia. On a combined basis, the three companies currently generate about $800 million in annual revenue and provide telecommunications services to over 150,000 business customers representing more than 1.3 million access lines equivalents. The combined company, which will be privately held, will be the second largest competitive communications provider in the U.S., with a heavy regional focus in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and upper Midwest regions. Its network will include 10,000 route miles of fiber and approximately 700 unique collocations.

 

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MediaBrains

Provider of reader service and interactive directory services primarily to the publishing industry. 

http://www.mediabrains.com/

StarCite

Offered a comprehensive suite of e-Products and services to the meeting and events industry that drive efficiencies and cost savings to both corporate buyers and suppliers.

Board Members

Bob Tamashunas

btamashunas@seaportcapital.com

Scott McCormack

smccormack@seaportcapital.com

Mid-Missouri Telephone Company

Independent local exchange carrier with over 4,000 access lines in central Missouri. Mid-Missouri Telephone Company also offers cellular, cableTV, paging and Internet services. Mid-Missouri Telephone was acquired by Otelco Holdings.

Board Members

Drew Meyers

dmeyers@seaportcapital.com

Sirsi Dynix, Inc.

The leading provider of library automation, using the most advanced technology available to provide easy-to-use information systems for libraries, businesses and archives. Sirsi Dynix was acquired by Vista Equity.

Board Members

Bob Tamashunas

btamashunas@seaportcapital.com

Bill Luby

bluby@seaportcapital.com

Scott McCormack

smccormack@seaportcapital.com

Switch & Data Facilities, Inc.

Provider of carrier neutral co-location facilities for telecommunications companies in major US and European cities.  Acquired by Equinix.

Board Members

Bill Luby

bluby@seaportcapital.com

Scott McCormack

smccormack@seaportcapital.com

News

Equinix to Acquire Switch and Data in $689 million deal that expands Equinix's Presence into 16 new markets

Equinix Continues to Expand Its Global Service Offering;

Extending to New, Customer-driven Markets in North America

 

Foster City, CA and Tampa, FL-October 21, 2009 - Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), a provider of global data center services, and Switch & Data Facilities Company, Inc. (Nasdaq: SDXC), a leading provider of data center and Internet exchange services, have entered a definitive agreement for Equinix to acquire Switch and Data in a transaction valued at approximately $689 million in cash and stock, based on yesterday's market close. The combination of the two companies will further strengthen Equinix's leadership position in the global data center services market by extending the company's presence to 16 new markets across North America. Equinix will integrate Switch and Data's data center business and operations, including the company's 34 data centers in 22 markets in the U.S. and Canada. The acquisition will add more than one million gross square feet of data center capacity, bringing Equinix's total global footprint to 79 data centers in 34 markets and more than six million square feet across the North American, European and Asia-Pacific markets. It will allow Equinix to immediately expand into new strategicmarkets, including Atlanta, Denver, Miami, Seattle and Toronto, as well as provide a platform for future expansion of Switch and Data assets.

 

 

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Switch and Data Announces $157.5 Million Senior Secured Financing

Switch and Data (NASDAQ: SDXC), a leading provider of Internet exchange and colocation services, today announced that the company has obtained $157.5 million in debt financing from a syndicate of banks led by RBC Capital Markets and GE Corporate Lending. Royal Bank of Canada will act as Administrative Agent for the debt financing. The financing fully funds Switch and Data's previously announced capacity expansion program.

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Switch & Data Facilities Announces Completion of IPO

Switch & Data Facilities Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: SDXC - News), announced today that it had closed its initial public offering of 13,416,667 shares of common stock at the public offering price of $17.00 per share, less underwriting discounts and commissions. Of these 13,416,667 shares that were sold, 9,000,000 shares were sold by the Company and 4,416,667 shares were sold by certain of the Company's stockholders (1,750,000 of which were purchased by the underwriters pursuant to their over-allotment option). The shares trade on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol "SDXC."

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Strategic Publications, LLC

Publisher of Metro Community News, a weekly community newspaper delivered to nearly 400,000 households in Buffalo, NY. Former publisher of the Maryland Pennysaver, advertising only newspapers, which are mailed weekly to over 1.3 million Maryland and Virginia addresses located in the Baltimore-Washington, DC corridor.

Board Members

Jim Collis

jim@seaportcapital.com

MetroCast Calevision, Ltd.

Owner of cable systems in and around Lake Winnipasaukee, NH. Metrocast was acquired by Harron Communications.

Reserve Holdings, Inc.

Independent local exchange carrier with over 7,500 access lines in Louisiana. Reserve offers local and long distance telephone service, cable television and high speed Internet access throughout St. John Parish through a modern HFC network. Reserve Holdings was acquired by S&K Communications.

Board Members

Bob Tamashunas

btamashunas@seaportcapital.com

Drew Meyers

dmeyers@seaportcapital.com

Jim Collis

jim@seaportcapital.com

WNP Communications, Inc.

Formed to purchase and operateLMDS spectrum. WNP Communications was sold to X/O Communications.

Board Members

Jim Collis

jim@seaportcapital.com

One-on-One Sports, Inc.

Largest 24 hour sports talk radio network in the US with over 400 affiliates and four owned and operated AM radio stations. One-on-One Sports was acquired by the Sporting News.

Advantage Outdoor Company, LLC

Outdoor advertising company in rural and suburban markets located in Texas, Arkansas and Oklahoma. Acquired by Lamar Advertising.

ACME Television Holdings

Owner / Operator of six television stations in markets 20 through 80 primarily affiliated with the WB Network.

http://www.acmecommunications.com/