Route 2 Capital Partners Finances the Purchase of Barton Watch Bands

November 13, 2018, Charleston / Greenville, South Carolina – Route 2 Capital Partners (“R2CP”) is pleased to announce the financing of the buyout of Barton Watch Bands (“Barton” or the “Company”), an eCommerce consumer products company that manufactures and sells interchangeable watch bands for a wide range of traditional and smart watches. R2CP provided debt and equity to help facilitate the purchase of the Company from its current owner / CEO, Scott Herz, who will maintain a significant equity stake in Barton going forward. R2CP invested in Barton alongside private equity sponsor, Altacrest Capital.

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Route 2 Capital Partners Invests in Convert IT Marketing

Route 2 Capital Partners is pleased to announce its participation in the purchase of Convert IT Marketing, LLC (“CIT” or the "Company") alongside Abbey Road Capital (www.abbeyroadcap.com), an operationally-focused private equity firm in Atlanta, Georgia. Route 2 Capital Partners provided subordinated debt and an equity co-invest to finance the transaction. Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, CIT (www.convertitmarketing.com) provides outsourced pay-per-click marketing solutions to local law firms and will continue to be led by its founder, Paul Rubenstein.

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Route 2 Capital Partners Selects DealCloud

July 12, 2018 - Route 2 Capital Partners (“R2CP”), a South Carolina-based private investment firm, selects DealCloud. R2CP recently announced the initial closing of Route 2 Capital Partners SBIC, L.P. and is actively pursuing junior capital investments across the southern U.S. R2CP was founded in 2017 by a senior team of investment professionals and is led by Scott Kester, Patrick Weston, Jay White, and Spalding White. R2CP provides $3 – $15 million of flexible mezzanine and equity financing to lower middle market operating companies.

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State’s First SBIC Opens in Greenville

Reprinted from the Upstate Business Journal

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R2CP Receives SBIC License and Actively Seeks New Investments

May 3, 2018 - Greenville, SC - Route 2 Capital Partners ("R2CP"), a private investment firm, is pleased to announce the initial closing of Route 2 Capital Partners SBIC, L.P. (the "Fund") and its licensure as a Small Business Investment Company (“SBIC”). R2CP was founded in 2017 by a senior team of investment professionals and is led by Scott Kester, Patrick Weston, Jay White, and Spalding White. R2CP provides $3 - $15 million of flexible mezzanine and equity financing to lower middle market operating companies, primarily in the southern U.S. The firm maintains offices in Charleston and Greenville, South Carolina.

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Route 2 Capital Partners Announces Team Additions

September 18, 2017, Greenville, SC - Route 2 Capital Partners ("R2CP"), a private investment firm providing flexible junior capital solutions, is pleased to welcome Kate Cramer and Simons Swanson to its growing team. Kate joins as Director, Marketing in Greenville where she participates in fundraising, marketing, and investment management activities. Prior to R2CP, Kate worked for Prudential Capital Group in Atlanta and graduated from Emory University. Simons joins as Director, Business Development in Charleston where she is involved in fundraising, investor relations, and relationship development activities. Previously, Simons worked with Crescent Capital Group and Apollo Global Management in New York and graduated from Wofford College.

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Route 2 Capital Partners Announces Formation of New Investment Firm

July 12, 2017, Greenville, SC – We are pleased to announce the formation of Route 2 Capital Partners (“R2CP”), a private investment firm providing flexible mezzanine and equity financing to lower middle market operating companies primarily in the southeastern U.S. The firm will maintain offices in Greenville and Charleston, SC, two high growth and dynamic cities.

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