CapX Announces Successful Exit of Portfolio Company Gro-Well

By: Jeffry S. Pfeffer :: June 26, 2017

In late 2014, CapX Partners invested in Gro-Well Brands, headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. Gro-Well is the largest company in the Southwest specializing in the production and marketing of natural and organic lawn and garden products. Global Environment Fund has successfully acquired and recapitalized Gro-Well, with management providing CapX its targeted mid-teens internal rate of return for a second lien debt investment.

“CapX stepped up and helped Gro-Well with a tranche of patient junior capital that propelled the company’s growth and allowed them to capture another beachhead home improvement account. We wish GEF and management all the best moving forward.” - Jeffry S. Pfeffer, Managing Partner

Read more about the acquisition here.


Jeffry S. Pfeffer, Managing Partner

In 1999, Jeff co-founded CapX and is the firm’s Managing Partner. His responsibilities include firm management, leading new business development, and serving as CFO for CapX.

Jeff has over three decades of small to midsize business finance experience focusing on delivering superior risk-adjusted returns to CapX’s investors. He co-founded the firm during an investment vintage when alternative secured financing strategies were deemed not “sexy.” He and his partners raised over $450...