Since 2005, Fundamental Capital has sponsored transactions exceeding $100 million in enterprise value by investing over $30 million in five companies with aggregate revenues of approximately $200 million. Our most recent investments are summarized below.
Funko – Funko is a fast-growing leader in the world of pop-culture collectibles and toys. Based in Seattle, Funko designs, imports and markets a wide array of products that reflect its extensive arsenal of exclusive licensing agreements with today's most important creators and marketers of pop culture. From its heritage as a company founded - in 1998 - to create stylized bobble-head figures, Funko has successfully leveraged its proprietary designs and interpretations of pop culture to create diverse platforms of products that appeal to a broad range of ages and demographics. While maintaining its brand integrity and cultivating its unique market niche, Funko has demonstrated its ability to significantly expand into most major sales channels and to reach an impressive range of customers (including international). Fundamental Capital acquired Funko, along with management, in 2013.
See Kai Run – Known for its innovative designs and passionate commitment to product features that promote healthy foot development, See Kai Run is a Seattle-based company that designs and sells its proprietary brands of infants', toddlers' and children's footwear throughout the U.S. and in select international markets. See Kai Run's family of brands has grown to include See Kai Run, Smaller, KAI, Sneakers, See Kai Runners and KAI Runners - with strong brand positioning in boutiques, department stores, online retailers and shoe stores. See Kai Run footwear meets the American Podiatric Medical Association's rigorous standards for foot health and functionality. Founded in 2004, See Kai Run was acquired by Fundamental Capital in 2011.
Pint Size Hawaii – Pint Size is the leading distributor of frozen food, specializing in ice cream and pizza, throughout the Hawaiian Islands. Using the Direct Store Delivery (DSD) model, Pint Size distributes the market's dominant brands under exclusive contracts: Nestle, Haagen-Dazs and Dreyer's ice cream; Kraft's DiGiorno, Tombstone and California Pizza Kitchen pizza. From its start as a franchisee of Haagen-Dazs ice cream shops in Waikiki 35 years ago, Pint Size now has its own operations, warehouses and fleets on all Hawaii's populated islands and has expanded into dry snacks (Nabisco), beverages (Naked Juice) and chilled products. Fundamental Capital acquired Pint Size in 2008, along with management and the Prudential Capital Group.
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