Founded in 1976 and based out of Wichita Kansas, KMS Inc. has evolved into one of the nation’s largest wholesalers of closeouts, special buys and KMS exclusive brands. KMS operates four distribution centers throughout the US offering customers a wide array of general merchandise from clothing, hardware, kitchen appliances, electronics, heaters, air conditioners and much more.https://kmswichita.com/
The quality of our portfolio drives our resultsSince our inception, we have supported over 285 companies, spanning over multiple decades, with acquisition and growth capital. The companies below represent our current portfolio of investments.
Flip Electronics is an authorized specialty distributor of electronic components to customers across the U.S. and internationally. Flip serves as a critical supply chain partner to both electronic component manufacturers and end customers across a range of industries, including military, aerospace, telecommunications, healthcare, and industrial. The Company helps solve complex challenges caused by component obsolescence through its core focus on EOL, obsolete, and hard-to-find parts.https://flipelectronics.com/ Press Release
Founded in 2003, Broad Sky is a leading, single-source wireless provider for primary, temporary, failover, IoT, POTS replacement, satellite, and Future 5G across the U.S. and Canada. The company custom-engineers connectivity solutions for mid-market and enterprise customers designed to scale with their existing and future network infrastructure requirements.https://www.broadskynetworks.net/ Press Release
Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Needham, MA, Acceleration Partners is the premier global partner marketing agency. By focusing on Better People, Better Process and Better Performance, the Acceleration Partners team sets the standard for how brands efficiently grow and refine their marketing partnerships anywhere in the world.https://www.accelerationpartners.com/ Press Release
Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Horsham, Pennsylvania, Klein Hersh is an executive search and consulting firm focused exclusively on the healthcare and life sciences (“HCLS”) industries.https://www.kleinhersh.com/
Since its inception in 2012, Sonobi has been a pioneer in digital advertising technology and programmatic spend. Sonobi’s people-based identifier (PBID) incorporates multiple identity approaches into a single ID that is cross-compatible and able to match first-party data from both publishers and brands, solving for identity across screens and environments. With access to over 125 million people across premium publications on the Sonobi platform, advertisers are now able to reach large audiences in cookie-less environments with increased transparency.https://sonobi.com/ Press Release
Founded in 2015 by brothers John and Jim Jacobsen, RTIC Holdings, LLC (“RTIC”) is the largest pure-play direct-to-consumer eCommerce provider of high-quality outdoor products that are priced for value-conscious outdoor enthusiasts. RTIC offers a variety of outdoor and recreational products.
Founded in 2017, EverWatch is a technology solutions Company providing advanced defense, intelligence, and deployed support to mission critical missions in the national security and intelligence space.
Headquartered in Richardson, TX, ETC is an industry-leading software and services provider of electronic tolling technology and smart mobility solutions. Founded in 1999, ETC serves electronic tolling agencies by providing back office and roadside services through its next-generation, modular software platform. The Company’s proprietary software utilizes artificial intelligence (“AI”) technology and big data to meet unique tolling and transportation needs at a lower cost to the customer.
Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska, Coastal Television Broadcasting Company, LLC (“Coastal”, “Coastal TV”, “Company”) is a television broadcasting company that engages in the operation of broadcasting stations in duopoly or triopoly small-to mid-size markets.