Travis International, Inc.

Travis International, Inc.
Houston, TX


Initial Investment by Marwit: 1996
Operating Partner: Kirby Atwell, CEO
Travis International owned and operated a collection of diversified, high-margin wholesale distribution businesses including American Packing and Gasket Co., DE-RO/Suncoast, Inc., Mountain Empire Rubber & Specialty Company, and New West Communications, Inc. In 1996, Marwit provided structured debt and equity to facilitate the Company’s acquisition of New West Communications, which increased the Company’s revenues to $85 million. Other major investors in the Company were Bradford Ventures and Equus II. In 1999, the Company was sold to Summit Capital Group, LLC, a Houston based buyout firm.