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Current Investment Portfolio
The Antilles Group Limited ("TAG") f/k/a Cool Petroleum, the licensed user of Shell brands in Jamaica, is an integrated downstream petroleum products business operating in the market. TAG is the exclusive distributor of Shell bulk fuels and Shell Lubricants. The Company is the largest fuel retailer by volume in Jamaica and also operates an extensive network of more than 50 service stations in the country under the prestigious Shell brand. TAG also markets to companies that benefit from purchasing fuel, lubricants and raw chemical materials in bulk for commercial fleets and heavy machinery. TAG is one of the largest corporations in Jamaica with 2010 reported revenues in excess of $330M USD and projected 2011 revenues of $370M USD. The Company is also one of the largest suppliers of chemical raw materials in Jamaica, serving a variety of manufacturing industries such as bedding, furniture, paints, coatings, packaging, adhesives, cleaning and sanitizing, and the automotive sector. The chemicals portfolio offers a wide range of products including polyol, lacquer thinner, mineral spirits, acetone and other solvents as well as automotive fluids and coolants. The Company maintains the only non-governmental commercial bulk chemical storage facility in Jamaica and serves as a supply hub for the entire Caribbean market. It is a market leader in the region and is in the process of expanding its product line.
Artspace is an electronic medium for art sales to the industry and consumer whose mission is to create, foster, and preserve affordable works for artists and arts organizations. It pursues this mission through development projects, asset management activities, consulting services, and community-building activities that serve artists and arts organizations of all disciplines, cultures, and economic circumstances. By creating this medium, the first of its kind, Artspace supports the continued professional growth of artists, and enhances the cultural and economic vitality of the surrounding communities.
Island Ice & Beverage Company Limited (IIBC) manufactures and distributes packaged ice in the Caribbean. Through retail and wholesale channels, IIBC supplies over 750 locations in Jamaica. IIBC operates industrial manufacturing facilities in Kingston, and Montego Bay, Jamaica which it supplies a diversified group of customers including hotels, supermarkets, gas stations, pharmacies, agro-processors, night clubs, sporting facilities and the maritime industry. Blue Equity consolidated the two leading companies servicing the market to achieve synergies and expand the business into new regions of the Caribbean by organic growth and/or additional acquisitions.
NetBallistics, LLC is a management company that sells, distributes, markets, and brokers products and services to outdoor enthusiasts, hunters, sportsmen, law enforcement, government and military agencies. NetBallistics currently supplies over 45,000 products and services and is rapidly expanding its offerings. The management team has more than 39 years of industry experience and is well positioned for growth.
Nurses Now International is the only nurse staffing company in Mexico that secures long term staffing contracts for bilingual registered nurses in the United States. Nurses Now International screens, trains and supports a network of highly competent bilingual Mexican registered nurses for placement in US hospitals. The rapidly growing Hispanic population in the U.S. has triggered a huge demand for nurses who can provide bi-culturally competent care capable of speaking both Spanish and English languages.
The Voice-Tribune is the only weekly, suburban-lifestyle newspaper published in Louisville, Kentucky. The Voice-Tribune has been in operation for nearly six decades and its content focuses on local events, people, business and sports. The readership spans 42 states and several foreign countries. Local, community newspapers are experiencing tremendous growth in advertising revenue and subscriber base across the nation with the infusion of private equity capital and additional resources. The reinvention of this mass communications platform will allow the company and sector to reach a larger and more diversified consumer base.
Blue Properties has diverse holdings in numerous real estate developments and is a leading equity investor in commercial office space, in excess of one million square feet, and several land development parcels throughout Kentucky and internationally. In addition to diversifying, balancing, and stabilizing Blue Equity's operating portfolio of investments, the real estate investments also provide favorable cash-flow, tax benefits, and long-term appreciation.