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Overview

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ACON Investments is a middle-market private equity investment firm led by a cohesive team that has been investing together for 19 years. We partner with management teams to create value through separate funds for our investors across a wide range of industries in the U.S. and in Latin America. Founded in 1996, ACON has managed over $3.6 billion of assets with a diverse portfolio of companies spanning over 50 investments.

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United States

United States

We are committed to creating value for our investors by embracing complexity and working with our management partners to build stronger companies. We have made successful private equity investments through a variety of economic cycles. Our U.S. investment team has a disciplined focus on growth and operational improvements as the primary tools towards value creation.

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Latin America

Latin America

ACON has a proven track record investing throughout Latin America, where our team shares complementary backgrounds, skills and credibility. We have been executing private equity and structured quasi-equity investments in Latin America for 19 years. We have invested throughout the business cycles in 27 businesses across nine countries and understand the dynamics of these evolving markets.

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In Focus

Fiesta

Fiesta Mart, L.L.C. is a Texas-based international food retailer with an emphasis on the Hispanic market. Fiesta was co-founded by Donald Bonham and O.C. Mendenhall in Houston in 1972. Fiesta currently has 60 stores open in the Houston, Austin, and Dallas-Fort Worth markets, serving customers from over 100 countries of origin with a vast variety of dry grocery and perishable products. Fiesta provides fresh quality meat, seafood, grocery, produce, dairy products, beer, and fine wines. Fiesta proudly supports local charities, educational programs and special events, as well as works with community leaders and citizens on a variety of programs and projects. ACON acquired 100% of Fiesta in April 2015.

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Core Industries

Uncovering Growth

ACON has a successful track record investing in value irrespective of overall macroeconomic trends. We evaluate long-term economic trends seeking industries that stand to benefit. Within these industries, we identify niche markets that offer competitive advantages and embrace complex situations as a means to uncover hidden value.