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Novae

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Novae

Brightstar Capital Partners completed the acquisition of Novae in December 2021 in partnership with the Company’s founder and senior management team. The partnership will help the Company expand and continue to be one of the leading professional trailer manufacturers in North America.

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INVESTMENT OVERVIEW

HEADQUARTERS

Markle, IN

YEAR OF INVESTMENT

2021

BRIGHTSTAR BOARD MEMBERS

Matthew Allard BOARD CHAIR

Reidar Brekke

Gary Hokkanen

Noah Siegel

SECTOR

Industrial Services

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Headquartered in Markle, IN, Novae is a fast-growing and well-respected trailer manufacturers in North America, operating distinct brands including Sure-Trac, H&H Trailers, CAM Superline, Trailerman, ITI Cargo, Midsota and LOOK Trailers. Founded in 1995, Novae has grown both organically and through acquisitions to become the second largest trailer manufacturer in North America. Novae has more than 20 manufacturing facilities and maintains an active dealer network of more than 1,000 partners.

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Mattew Allard

Matthew Allard, Partner, Brightstar Capital Partners

The mission and values that Steve and his team at Novae built over 25 plus years have been critical to the Company’s growth and reputation for best-in-class products. We are excited to partner with Novae and execute on our ‘Us & Us’ model to accelerate the Company’s success in this expanding and fragmented industry.

Matthew Allard, Partner, Brightstar Capital Partners

The mission and values that Steve and his team at Novae built over 25 plus years have been critical to the Company’s growth and reputation for best-in-class products. We are excited to partner with Novae and execute on our ‘Us & Us’ model to accelerate the Company’s success in this expanding and fragmented industry.

Steve Bermes, Novae CEO

We look forward to partnering with the Brightstar team to take advantage of their operational expertise and relationship networks to continue Novae’s growth trajectory.

Steve Bermes, Novae CEO

We look forward to partnering with the Brightstar team to take advantage of their operational expertise and relationship networks to continue Novae’s growth trajectory.

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