Portfolio

Blackthorne Partners will continue to build its portfolio of small private companies. Prospects typically have a minimum of $1 million in EBITDA and $5 million to $20 million in revenues.

We are currently invested in the following businesses.

Managecore
Managecore's mission is to disrupt the SAP service industry — to put Clients goals first — exposing critical information, hiring the best talent available and utilizing modern toolsets to breed efficiency allowing everyone to focus on high value activities. We are successful when our Clients are successful.
Visit the Managecore website: www.managecore.com


Schaefer Brush Manufacturing
Schaefer Brush Manufacturing, LLC of Waukesha, WI is one of the most diverse brush manufacturers in the world. We have over 100 years of experience in developing, engineering and manufacturing products to serve a wide range of industries. Blackthorne Partners purchased the assets of Schaefer Brush in June 2015.
Visit the Schaefer Brush website: www.schaeferbrush.com


Design Specialties
Design Specialties, LLC is a Milwaukee manufacturer of fireplace doors, screens and other hearth accessories sold at specialty hearth retailers throughout the U.S. and Canada. Founded in 1983, the company has become a market leader with a strong, established dealer base. Blackthorne Partners purchased the assets of Design Specialties in March 2015.
Visit the Design Specialties website: www.glassfireplacedoors.com


Berlon Industries
Berlon Industries is a leading manufacturer and supplier of after-market buckets, parts and accessories for skid loaders, telehandlers and compact utility tractors. Blackthorne Partners purchased the assets of Berlon in November 2012.
Visit the Berlon Industries website: www.berlon.com


Focused on addressing the equity and liquidity needs of small businesses in the Upper Midwest