Daily News: July 10, 2013

Graycliff Invests in Custom Marketing Displays Designer

Graycliff Partners announced that it completed a subordinated debt investment in Moss, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of tension fabric structures and display hardware for trade show exhibits, events and retail stores.

The Chicago-based company was founded in 1975, and has additional locations in New York, NY; Salt Lake City, UT; Las Vegas, NV; Belfast, ME; Secaucus, NJ; and Berkeley, CA. Moss specializes in tension fabric and digital printing to provide highly customizable marketing solutions for its customers. Graycliff’s investment was completed in partnership with the Moss management team and Century Park Capital Partners.

“The Moss team is excited to work with Graycliff Partners. Graycliff has a strong understanding of niche manufacturing businesses and we look forward to utilizing their expertise as a trusted investment partner,” said Charlie Corsentino, chief executive officer of Moss.

“Moss is an innovation leader in custom displays, and the company continues to develop new technologies for this specialized market. We look forward to working with the management team to grow its competitive position through new sale opportunities,” said Will Henderson, principal, Graycliff Partners.

Graycliff Partners is an independent investment firm focusing on lower middle-market private equity and mezzanine investments in the United States and Latin America.