Cava targets multi-stage investments in rapidly growing private companies focused on brand and technology. Future category leaders will be those businesses that best understand their customers by utilizing a combination of technology and data to enable better marketing, customer acquisition, and retention, ultimately driving increased brand equity.
For investors in today’s economic environment, investing in quality startups is an attractive option, but there is a clear lack of existing funds modeled to do so efficiently and in a truly aligned manner. The economics of funds are often favorable to managers but less attractive to investors who deserve more transparency, oversight and optionality in their investments. Cava believes a different model is necessary to provide investors access to great deals with appropriate risk/reward returns.
Equinox Capital specializes in equity and equity-related investments in mid-market companies with operating profitability and strong growth prospects, but where complex, underlying structural issues are preventing the realization of their full potential. We have worked with companies across a wide range of industries, with a concentration in the education, medical and technology sectors. Equinox Capital is licensed as a Small Business Investment Company by the United States Small Business Administration.
Intermediate Capital Group is a London based mezzanine and credit fund investment manager. They structure and provide mezzanine finance, leveraged credit and minority equity, managing €13.3 billion of assets from third party investors and their own balance sheet.
Tetra provides management company services to their office in New York City.
JOSS Realty invests in and manages commercial real estate. Their existing portfolio of office assets are located in prime central business district and suburban locations within JOSS’ target markets. Investment profiles range from core to opportunistic.
JOSS partnered with Peter J. Solomon Company, L.P. to raise a $73 million fund to invest in office properties located in the major metropolitan markets on the Eastern Seaboard of the United States. The Fund purchased 1.3 million square feet of assets totaling over $350 million in value.
WSTP invests in mid-to-late stage US-based technology and media companies across a wide industry spectrum, including software applications, servers and storage, semiconductors, wireless, telecom systems and enterprise and carrier networks. WSTP is licensed as a Small Business Investment Company by the United States Small Business Administration.
Nova is a London based investment manager who looks to acquire all businesses a corporate or financial seller wants to divest in a single efficient transaction regardless of transactional complexity, geography or sector. Transactions may be structured as a corporate spin-out or as a secondary purchase of limited partner interests in a seasoned investment fund.
Tetra provides management company services to their offices in the US.
Blink is a marketing agency that places focus on brand enablement. This means they align their client’s value proposition based on where and when customers and prospects encounter the brand. Tetra provides outsourced CFO services for Blink.
AlpInvest, a division of The Carlyle Group, is a Netherlands based private equity manager focused on fund-of-fund, secondary and co-investments. Tetra provided management company services to their office in New York City.