News: The Latest Additions to Our Portfolio
Continental Buying Group
Gemini is pleased to announce its investment in Continental Buying Group, a leading membership-based group that provides a buying platform for independent retail jewelers and suppliers. Founded in 1979 in Bay Harbor, FL, the Company hosts trade shows for its base of retail members and jewelry suppliers, and has more recently expanded services to offer jewelry warranties, insurance plans, and digital marketing services under its Preferred Jewelers International brand. For more information, please visit www.cbgi.org and www.preferredjewelersinternational.com.
Adventure Media and Events
Gemini is pleased to announce its investment in Adventure Media and Events, a New York City-based operator of media, publications and industry events for the toy and pop culture industries. Adventure is an industry-leading advertising, trade event and trade magazine, and digital media company serving the children’s toy, pop culture, and licensed product industries. Adventure is considered an opinion leader in the toy industry by generating print and digital content, and serving as an advertising and public relations (PR) platform for toy manufacturers. In addition, Adventure recently launched a new media brand and business unit, The Pop Insider, which is based on a combination of the Company’s existing media and events businesses, with a focus on pop culture and licensed products. For more information, please visit www.thetoyinsider.com, www.toybook.com, or www.thepopinsider.com.
Gemini is pleased to announce our investment in Wynne Transportation, a leading charter transportation business with one of the largest fleets of full-size motorcoaches in Dallas, TX. The company, founded in 1995, serves a wide range of customers in education, financial services, entertainment, professional and college athletics, and tourism. For more information, please visit www.gowynne.com.
Lois L. Lindauer Searches
Gemini is pleased to announce that it has partnered with management to finance the management-led buyout of Lois L. Lindauer Searches, the leading provider of retained executive search services for development and advancement professionals in the nonprofit sector. The company, founded in 1997 and based in Boston, MA, works with many of the preeminent nonprofit institutions in higher education, healthcare, advocacy and the arts and sciences, among others. For more information, please visit
Excelin Home Health
Gemini is pleased to announce its investment in Excelin Home Health, a Dallas, TX-based provider of home health care and hospice services. Excelin Home Health specializes in providing a range of skilled care services, including skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, social worker services, and home health aid services. For more information, please visit www.excelin.com.
Gemini is pleased to announce its investment in Sierra Machinery, a manufacturer of branded skiving and roller burnishing machines and proprietary tooling, serving an international customer base of capital equipment manufacturers. Founded in 1979 and based near Reno, NV, Sierra Machinery is a leader in the manufacturing of these machines and their replacement tooling which are used to make metal cylindrical industrial products. For more information, please visit www.sierramachinery.com.
Gemini is pleased to announce its investment in AOTCO Metal Finishing, a Billerica, MA-based provider of metal finishing services. AOTCO Metal Finishing specializes in providing a range of metal finishing services, including electroplating, anodizing, and pre-process treatment services for applications in the aerospace, defense, medical, and other end markets. For more information, please visit
Total Care RX
Gemini is pleased to announce its investment in Total Care RX, a retail and specialty pharmacy serving the greater New York City market. Based in Flushing, NY, Total Care RX specializes in providing complex, personalized pharmacy services for specialty, post-transplant and long-term care patients. For more information, please visit www.totalcarerx.com
Western Machine Works
Gemini is pleased to announce our investment in Western Machine Works, a specialized industrial maintenance and repair business mainly serving large pulp and paper mills. Founded in 1985 and based in Portland, Oregon, Western Machine Works is a leader in the Pacific Northwest market for mechanical repair and refurbishment of rolls used in the paper manufacturing process.
Gemini has acquired Light Soda, a provider of equipment rental services to the restaurant industry in San Francisco. Offering refrigerators, ice machines, beverage systems, ovens, mixers and prep tables on a monthly basis to a wide variety of independent restaurant and bar customers, Light Soda also provides delivery, service and maintenance on the equipment.
Gemini is pleased to announce our investment in Corporate Caterers, a franchisor of office catering services. Its franchisee base provides high quality food and reliable service to thousands of corporate customers nationwide. With a full menu including both cold and hot meal offerings, as well as an easy online ordering system, Corporate Caterers franchisees provide a complete catering service, from delivery to clean up. For more information on Corporate Caterers, please visit
Skin & Beauty Center
Gemini has invested in Skin & Beauty Center, a leading dermatology practice serving patients in Southern California. Founded in 2006 and based in Burbank, CA, Skin & Beauty Center provides a range of medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology services at five clinic locations. For more information, please visit
Gemini is pleased to announce our investment in Chairmans Foods. Chairmans, serves the retail grocery and foodservice channels, specializing in three core product categories: prepared chicken salad, food kits for prepared meals, and side dishes. Leveraging its wide range of food manufacturing capabilities, the company has successfully cultivated a reputation for offering innovative, solutions-based products to its customers, creating food items that meet specific product specifications, nutritional profiles, and quality guidelines. For more information on Chairmans, please visit
Gemini is pleased to announce our investment in DermCare. Founded in 2016, DermCare is comprised of 16 offices and 18 practicing physicians across the Greater Miami metropolitan area. Together, the five newly acquired practices offer a range of medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology services to patients in the region. Each DermCare practice has a reputation in its local market for high quality patient care and physician expertise. DermCare utilizes the latest techniques and advances in the field of dermatology to offer its patients the highest standards of safety and care.
Gemini has acquired Perma-Patch, which manufactures packaged cold patch asphalt repair material, supplies municipalities, utilities, and commercial property owners with a quick-curing and easy-to-use solution to potholes and utility cuts. Curing instantly, Perma-Patch can be poured into wet or dry holes at any temperature, and does not require mixing or any special preparation. The company's proprietary formula was developed in 1976 and has been rated highly for its durability, particularly when compared with other cold patch products. For more information on Perma-Patch, please visit
Coast of Maine
Gemini has invested in Coast of Maine, a producer of branded organic soil and fertilizer products made from composted, locally sourced marine residuals. Founded in 1996 and based in Portland, Maine, Coast of Maine's brand has built a reputation for top quality organic products delivered through independent garden centers. For more information, please visit
PeachTree Tents & Events
Gemini has invested in PeachTree Tents & Events, a leading provider of event equipment rentals in the Atlanta and Nashville markets. PeachTree Tents & Events has been "Creating Great Experiences" since 2006, with a focus on higher-end social and corporate events, targeting event planners, venues, and catering companies that manage multiple events throughout the year. For more information, please visit
Gemini has recapitalized Tru Fit, a leading chain of fitness centers in South Texas. Tru Fit's large-format gyms are outfitted with a complete set of athletic equipment, including cardio machines, free weights, and cable-motion strength machines, as well as space for group classes such as cycling, yoga, and Zumba. For more information on Tru Fit, please visit
Gemini has invested in HQ Machine, a leading manufacturer of tight tolerance, precision-machined parts for military and commercial aerospace customers. Founded in 1994 and based in Anaheim, California, HQ Machine provides its customers with a range of manufacturing capabilities with a specialty in difficult-to-machine materials. For more information, please visit
Always Best Care
Gemini is pleased to announce its investment in Always Best Care, a franchisor of in-home care and assisted living placement services headquartered in Roseville, California. Always Best Care's franchisees offer in-home senior care services across the United States and Canada. For more information, please visit
JANUS Research Group
Gemini is pleased to announce its investment in JANUS Research Group, an Evans, GA-based provider of technical and communication services to the military. JANUS is a professional services business providing command, control, communication, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (“C4ISR”) and training solutions in direct support of battlefield combat and intelligence programs, primarily for United States Military customers. For more information, please visit https://www.janusresearch.com/.
Gemini is pleased to announce its investment in EB Metal, a specialized manufacturer and distributor of steel framing products used in wall paneling, drywall mounting, and structural framing. Founded in 2011 in Londonderry, NH, the Company services regional distributors and lumber yards throughout the New England, New York Metro, and D.C. Metro markets. For more information, please visit www.ebmetal.us.
Gemini is pleased to announce its investment in Aerospace Contacts, a leading manufacturer of engineered contacts for electrical connectors used in aerospace, military, medical, communications and other mission-critical applications. Founded in 1999 and based in Tempe, Arizona, Aerospace Contacts provides its customers with complex, short to medium run manufacturing capabilities. For more information, please visit