Nitrofill Holdings, LLC has been recapitalized by Kinderhook Industries, LLC
Crystal Ridge Partners has sold Nitrofill Holdings, LLC to Kinderhook Industries, LLC. Financial details have not been disclosed.
Headquartered in Pompano Beach, Florida, NitroFill is a leading developer and marketer of patented nitrogen generation and inflation systems for passenger and truck tires as well as related tire warranties, customer benefit programs and reseller customer retention programs. NitroFill’s flagship product offering is a tire protection plan program, sold primarily to and through new car dealerships, leveraging the company’s patented nitrogen tire inflation product and unique product warranty, which includes: tire repair and replacement coverage, roadside assistance and other benefits, a comprehensive CRM solution to increase customer traffic and tire and service sales while providing significant value to end user consumers.
Kinderhook Industries, LLC is a private investment firm that manages over US$2 billion of committed capital. The firm has made in excess of 140 investments and follow-on acquisitions since inception. Kinderhook’s investment philosophy is predicated on matching unique, growth-oriented investment opportunities with exceptional financial expertise and its proprietary network of operating partners. Their focus is on middle-market businesses with defensible niche market positioning in the healthcare services, environmental and business services, and automotive and light manufacturing sectors.
Crystal Ridge Partners, based in Maplewood, New Jersey, provides capital to lower middle-market companies in the eastern half of the USA. With US$70 million under management, the firm seeks to provide liquidity and growth capital to shareholders while supporting continuity in ownership and management.
Oaklins' team in Cleveland served as the exclusive financial advisor to the seller in this transaction.