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    AAVIN is a private equity firm based in the heart of the Midwest. For small business owners and management teams, intermediaries, and independent sponsors, AAVIN is a reliable, experienced partner with over 200 cumulative years in successful investment and business development.

News Board

  • November 21, 2017

    Asteria Education, Inc.


    AAVIN is pleased to announce an investment in Asteria Education, Inc.


    Asteria Education, Inc. (Asteria) was formed to acquire ECS Learning Systems, Inc. ECS is a 30 year old test prep business that publishes materials for the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) and other state specific examinations. ECS is a dominant player in the Texas market, with an estimated 40% market share and has developed materials for 11 additional states.


    Learn more at  https://www.asteriaeducation.com  and  https://www.ecslearningsystems.com  


  • November 7, 2017

    AAVIN Partner, Thies Kolln, testifies at House Small Business Sub Committee Hearing

  • October 10 and 24th, 2017

    Dynamic Restaurant Holdings (DRH)


    AAVIN is pleased to announce an investment in a newly formed entity, Dynamic Restaurant Holdings, headquartered in Bettendorf, Iowa.


    DRH was formed to acquire and grow the franchise & corporate store operations for Happy Joe’s Pizza and Tony Sacco’s Coal Oven Fired Pizza.

  • September 11, 2017

    Please join us in welcoming senior associate, Dan Gross.

    Prior to Aavin, Dan was a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in Detroit, Michigan. At BCG, Dan focused on corporate development, strategy, and operations projects for Fortune 500 manufacturing companies in the healthcare and industrial goods industries. Dan’s client work included several integrations, pre-acquisition due diligence reviews, and growth strategy projects. dgross@aavin.com

  • September 8, 2017

    Green Diamond Performance Materials, Inc.

    AAVIN is pleased to announce an investment in Green Diamond Performance Materials, Inc., Riddle, Oregon.

    The Company, in business since 1954,  is one of the leading specialty sand manufacturers within the roofing, abrasives and foundry industries. 

    Learn more at http://www.greendiamondsand.com

  • August 1, 2017

    Verrex Named a Top 10 Fast-Growing Systems Integrator

    Commercial Integrator Magazine identifies Verrex as one of today’s most viable AV integration firms

    Verrex, a global provider of superior AV technology solutions and experiences announced that the company has been named to Commercial Integrator magazine’s inaugural Top Fast-Growing Integration Firms list. Commercial Integrator, a ProAV publication, compiled the list to recognize companies that are thriving and adjusting to what it means to be an AV integration firm in 2017 and beyond. Verrex was the only integrator selected for its global expansion and approach.


  • June 8, 2017

    Standard Precast Inc “Creating Innovative Solutions” is featured in Precast Inc Magazine May/June 2017 Issue


    The link to the publication is below.  SPI is featured on page 22.


    Precast Inc is a publication of the National Precast Concrete Association and features articles about the latest industry trends, perspectives, events and leading companies in the industry.

  • Verrex Named a 2016 Top Corporate Market Integrator



    We are proud to announce our partners at Verrex have once again been named to Commercial Integrator magazine’s list of Top Corporate Market Integrators for 2016. Read more.

  • 3/10/17

    Weeks Service Company

    AAVIN closes an investment with Weeks Service Company, a Texas located Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC) and Electrical services provider. Founded in 1972, Weeks Service Company has served over 50,000 local homeowners and businesses to date. Learn more at http://www.weeks-service.com/

  • 12/28/16

    Standard Precast Inc.

    AAVIN closes an investment with Standard Precast Inc. Standard Precast Inc. has been a manufacturer of precast concrete storm and waste water products for site contractors, municipalities, utilities, and private developers for more than 45 years. Learn more at http://standardprecast.com/

  • 10/27/16

    Montana Silversmiths

    montana-logoAAVIN closes an investment with Montana Silversmiths. Montana Silversmiths has been creating western buckles and jewelry for over 40 years. Check out their products at http://www.montanasilversmiths.com/

  • 8/31/2016

    American Industrial Machine

    AAVIN closes on an investment in American Industrial Machine (AIM). The Company is based in Odessa, TX and specializes in the repair and manufacturing of industrial engine and compressor components serving oil and gas processing operations. You can visit the company website at http://www.aimodessa.com/

  • 7/20/16

    Verrex, LLC

    Verrex Logo

    AAVIN closes an investment with Verrex, LLC, a globally certified audiovisual provider. Visit their website at

  • 6/30/16

    CPI Luxury Group

    CPI Luxury Group

    AAVIN closes an investment with CPI Luxury Group, a proud seller of a bountiful and diverse catalog of pearls to nearly 10,000 retailers across the United States. Visit their website at http://www.cpilg.com/