Integrated A/V Systems LLC, a Houston-based portfolio company of Rock Hill Capital Group, has acquired a majority stake in Creative Presentations Inc., a New Orleans-based A/V integrator. No financial terms were disclosed.
Rock Hill Capital Group (“Rock Hill”), a Houston-based private equity firm, today announced that one of its portfolio companies, Integrated A/V Systems, LLC (“Integrated A/V”), also headquartered in Houston, has successfully completed the acquisition of a majority interest in Creative Presentations, Inc. (“Creative Presentations”) headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Integrated A/V (d/b/a CCS Presentation Systems Texas) is a leading full service integration and value added reseller of audio and video equipment including interactive whiteboards, projectors, LCD and plasma displays, audio systems, and document cameras. Integrated A/V serves customers in the corporate, government and educational institutions (higher education and K-12). With the acquisition of Creative Presentations, Integrated A/V will have offices in Texas: Houston, Dallas, Austin, San Antonio and Tyler and Louisiana: Lafayette and New Orleans.
Creative Presentations was founded by Barry and Susan Edwards and is the largest independent A/V integrator in Louisiana. With customers ranging from the Louisiana Department of Transportation, Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Creative Presentations has a solid business model that will meld seamlessly with Integrated A/V’s current business.
Randall B. Hale, Managing Director of Rock Hill, stated, “We are pleased that Barry and Susan Edwards and the team at Creative Presentations agreed to partner with us and Integrated A/V. Creative Presentations represents an excellent expansion opportunity for Integrated A/V and a nice complement to our existing business.”
Mark Kalinsky, CEO of Integrated A/V, added, “We are proud to add the talent and extensive industry experience of Creative Presentations to our team. The demand for A/V technology has never been bigger and we saw a great opportunity to grow the business in the southeast by joining forces with the Creative Presentations team in Louisiana.”
Rock Hill and Integrated A/V continue to seek targeted acquisitions and growth opportunities in select markets throughout the United States.
About Rock Hill Capital Group
Founded in 2007, Rock Hill Capital Group, LLC (www.rockhillcap.com) is a private equity investment firm that targets investments in the growing middle to lower middle market companies with enterprise values of up to $75 million. Rock Hill seeks to assist successful entrepreneurial companies located in the southern United States in the growth and expansion of their businesses. Currently, Rock Hill has $50 million of committed capital under management through Rock Hill Capital I, L.P. Current portfolio companies include Integrated AV Systems, LLC d/b/a CCS Presentation Systems (www.ccsprojects.com) and SouthWaste Holdings, LLC (www.southwaste.com).