Online Extra: Cerberus' Hidden Empire

  Hidden Empire (extended)
Cerberus Company Description   Web site
BlueLinx Holdings Building products distributor
Anchor Glass Glass container manufacturer for Anheuser-Busch and other companies   N.A.
NewPage Corp. Coated and carbonless paper producer
Escanaba Timber Major wood supplier managing 900,000 acres of forest  
Debis AirFinance Aircraft leasing and financing company with 250 jets and turboprops leased to 85 airlines worldwide
LNR Property Corp. Real estate investment and management company
Vanguard Car Rental Umbrella company form Alamo Rent-a-car and National Car Rental
Strategic Restaurants Acquisition Corp. Burger King's second-largest franchisee with 226 restaurants   N.A.
SSA Global Technologies Leading provider for enterprise software and services
Global Home Products Manufacturer of Burnes picture frames, Mirro cookware, and Anchor Hocking glassware
Aozora Bank 48-year-old Japanese bank with $43.5 billion in assets
GDX Automotive Auto parts manufacturer
Talecris BioTherapeutics* Protein therapy provider for rare and chronic illnesses such as immune disorders, shock, and burns
Mervyn's* Department store chain with 257 locations in 13 states
Guilford Mills One of America's largest auto seat suppliers
IAP Worldwide Services U.S. Defense Dept. supplier of services such as base-camp support
Velocita Wireless Wireless services provider to companies, government organization, and 20% of all BlackBerries
Inovis* B2B solutions provider
Sports Brands International Controls, directly or indirectly, 20 international companies that create and distribute sports apparel and footwear under the Fial and Ciesse brands.
Exco Resources* Oil and gas acquisition, exploitation, development, and production company
Flexible Flyer Swing set, hobby horse, and tricycle manufacturer
G+G Retail Teen clothing manufacturer
General Fiber Communications Residential CATV installation services provider
Aegis mortgage Mortgage banking company
CTA Acoustics Fiber-related automotive parts supplier to Ford, GM, and DaimlerChrysler
Tandem Staffing Solutions Staffing services provider
Formica Corp.* Leading supplier of decorative surfacing materials
Rafaella Sportswear Manufacturer of women's casual and career wear, mostly in missy sizes   N.A.
Kokusai Kogyo Japanese leisure services provider that runs bus services and owns golf courses as well as hotels
Peguform GmbH & Co. KG*** German automotive components supplier to auto makers such as Porsche and Volkswagen
Jade GmbH German property company   N.A.
Airway Industries Manufacturer of luggage sold under the Atlantic Luggage brand
Pitney Bowes Capital Services** Commercial financing business   N.A.
*Cerberus is a co-investor with other private investment firms    
**Cerberus will own 48% of the company when the pending spin-off is completed.    
***Operations in Germany, Spain, Mexico, and Brazil    
DATA: Capital IQ, Dealogic, Standard & Poor's, Dun & Bradstreet, Hoover's, Companies
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