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July 1, 2007
Ed Fisher named President of ACG Atlanta for 2007-2008

ACG is the leading international business association dedicated to the M & A, private equity and corporate development markets. ACG Atlanta Chapter is the 4th largest in the world. Please see for more information.

April 15 , 2007
Private equity firm makes acquisitions in Southeast

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February 28 , 2007
SPV Invests in SPECO

In concert with new management, SPV invested in the Acquisition of Southern Parts & Engineering. SPECO provides parts and service for the air compressor market. Please see our Investments section for more information.

December 10 , 2007
SPV Adds Office Manager

Charmaine Penn has joined SPV as Office Manager and Executive Assistant. Charmaine provides internal administrative support, manages the accounting functions and attends to the company’s day-to-day office needs. See more of Charmaine’s background in Profiles.

October 3 , 2006
SPV Partner Acquires Own Company; Exits SPV

John Dalton, an SPV partner since 2003, acquired a controlling ownership position in Perceptics, LLC from Northrup- Grumman. Perceptics is headquartered in Knoxville, TN and provides sophisticated design and assembly of machine vision equipment. John has become the new CEO and will no longer be active in SPV.

March 31, 2006
SPV acquires Sunbelt Thread & Packaging, Inc.

On March 31, 2006, SPV, in partnership with Dan Janick - CEO, acquired Sunbelt Thread & Packaging. Headquartered in York, SC, Sunbelt is a niche distributor of industrial packaging, strapping and thread supplies and equipment. Please see our Portfolio Companies section for more information on this investment. (click here to view deal tombstone)

January 31, 2006
SPV acquires Covington Industries, Inc.

On January 31, 2006, SPV, in partnership with Mr. Roger Gilmartin, CEO, Covington Industries, Inc. and Terbell Partners Ltd., acquired Covington Industries Inc. Covington is headquartered in New York, NY and Spartanburg, SC and is a leading converter of decorative and commercial fabrics. Please see our Portfolios Company section for more information. (click here to view deal tombstone)

December 13, 2005
SPV acquires Tucker Architectural Millworks, LLC

On December 13, 2005, SPV acquired Tucker Architectural Millworks, LLC (“TAM”). TAM (d/b/a “Tucker Millworks”), headquartered in Lithonia, GA, manufactures premium doors, windows, and molding for the historic renovation, luxury residential, and commercial construction markets. Please see our Portfolio Companies section for more information on this investment.
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June 18, 2004
SPV acquires Aerial Access Equipment, LLC

On June 18, 2004, SPV, in partnership with Source Capital, LLC, acquired a controlling interest in Aerial Access Equipment, LLC ("AAE").
AAE is headquartered in Baton Rouge, LA, and provides high-reach manlifts and aerial work platform rentals to the marine, petro-chemical, and construction industries in the Louisiana and Texas Gulf coast area. Please see Portfolio Companies for more information on this new investment. (click here to view deal tombstone)

February 17, 2004
SPV Partner Chairs 2004 ACG Atlanta Capital Connection / SPV Exhibitor

Ed Fisher, Managing Partner of SouthPointe Ventures, recently was Chairman of the 2nd annual ACG Atlanta Capital Connection event. The Atlanta Capital Connection is the largest gathering of M&A and private equity professionals in the Southeast U.S., and one of several regional events held throughout the U.S. The 2004 event registered 592 participants, and hosted 49 private equity and mezzanine debt exhibitors, both figures increases of over 30% from 2003's event. SouthPointe Ventures was also one of the Exhibitors, which gave SPV significant exposure to new deal sources in and around their primary target market in the Southeast. Please see for more information.

October 20, 2003
SouthPointe Adds New Partner

SPV is very pleased to announce the addition of John W. Dalton as its newest Partner. John comes to SPV after 14 years of significant operating roles, most recently as the COO of family-owned 90-employee international manufacturing company. John will be instrumental in sourcing, closing, and assisting SPV's portfolio companies. Please join us in welcoming John to our team. You can see more of John's background under Principals Profiles.

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