Najeti Ventures LLC

Current Portfolio

Clean Technology
Triton Resources Inc. Triton Resources (British Columbia, Canada) Triton Resources is the world leader in the design and manufacture of underwater logging equipment, management of large-scale reservoir harvest projects and marketing of certified eco-wood products. Triton recovers standing forests flooded by dam reservoirs in a way that is safe, economical and ecologically-sound. (Triton Resources)

Consumer Products
Deep River Snacks Deep River Snacks (Old Lyme, Connecticut) offers kettle-cooked potato chips, baked fries, cheese popcorn, and multigrain tortilla chips that are healthy, delicious, and uniquely flavored. The company is highly regarded for its philanthropic efforts. On their packaging, they highlight a different charity for each snack flavor, raising awareness and making a difference in the world. (

Exited Portfolio Companies

Controlled Products Systems Group Control Products Systems Group Controlled Products Systems Group (Denver, Colorado) In September 2014, Najeti and its co-investors sold the company to The Duchossois Group. Controlled Products Systems Group is one of the largest wholesale distributors of perimeter access control solutions in the U.S., and supplies equipment to authorized dealers from coast to coast, offering the highest quality and most widely recognized brands of access control products available on the market. (

Direct Fuels Direct Fuels (Euless, Texas) Direct Fuels merged with two other companies into Emerge Energy Services LP. Emerge Energy Services is a diversified energy services company that operates in two key segments of the energy industry: Sand Production and Fuel Processing and Distribution. Emerge Energy Services completed a successful IPO on May 8, 2013. Emerge Energy Services trades on the NYSE under the ticker symbol EMES. (

Industrial Products
Prestolite Electric Prestolite Electric (Ann Arbor, Michigan) In December 2012, Najeti exited its investment in Prestolite Electric Inc. Prestolite is a leading global manufacturer of alternators and starter motors for heavy-duty trucks, buses, emergency and off-road vehicles, selling original equipment and aftermarket applications. (

Floor & Decor Floor & Decor Outlets of America (Atlanta, Georgia) In November 2010, Najeti and its co-investors sold the company to Ares Management LLC, Freeman Spogli & Co. and the Floor & Decor management team.

Floor & Decor Outlets is a growing retail chain, selling luxury hard surface stone, tile and wood products at discount prices, with the largest selection of in-stock products under one roof. (

Consumer Products
Annie's Annie's (Berkeley, California) In March 2012, Annie's, Inc. completed a successful IPO. Annie's trades on the NYSE under the ticker symbol BNNY.

Annie's is a leader in natural and organic foods. It is known for its premium, great-tasting products made with high quality natural and organic ingredients in four product lines: macaroni and cheese, snack crackers, fruit snacks and graham crackers and for its environmental social responsibility. (
MVP Group International MVP Group International (Charleston, South Carolina) In February 2010, Najeti sold the company to Primacy Industries of Mangalore, India.

MVP is the leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of scented candles and home fragrance products sold directly to specialty and mass merchant retailers. (

Data Path DataPath (Duluth, Georgia) In June 2006, Najeti and its co-investors sold a portion of its ownership through a 144A private placement. In June 2009, DataPath was sold to Rockwell Collins (NYSE:COL).

DataPath is a leader in land-based satellite telecommunication systems design and integration, providing turnkey installations, monitoring and maintenance services for mobile and fixed stations. (