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Acquired by KLV in August of 2019, Christensen Arms is a leading American outdoor sporting manufacturer which specializes in premier bolt action hunting rifles and carbon fiber barrels. They produce some of the most lightweight, precise, and accurate rifles in the industry and are a favorite to passionate hunters and sporting enthusiasts around the globe.

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Optym provides best-in-class, new-generation automation and optimization software to transportation and logistics companies in the airline, railroad, trucking and mining industries. Their software solutions automate decisions and empower businesses. Optym leverages operations research, computer and data science and industry-specific knowledge to help businesses like Southwest Airlines, CSX Transportation and BHP increase their operational efficiency.

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AUTEC is a leading manufacturer of automatic car wash equipment in the United States, focused on delivering best-in-class, turnkey car wash solutions to auto dealerships, gas stations, lube centers, and investors across the country. They specialize in four different products: soft touch car wash systems, touch free car wash systems, combination car wash systems, and soft touch car polishers. All of their car wash systems are 100% automatic, which means that each system can be operated entirely by the customer at all hours of the day.

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ALL in Learning is a software that easily allows teachers to engage their students daily and track their progress. Its innovative platform enables educators to get data from all their students, check detailed reports daily, and help struggling students immediately. The ALL In Learning team partners with educators to make these applications become a reality and help teachers drive lasting progress for all students.

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Past Investments

ZAK

A Berkshire Hathaway Company

ZAK Products provides professional-use automotive fluid maintenance products to certified professional automotive service centers and franchised car dealerships across the United States. ZAK was recognized by Inc. 500/5000 as one of the fastest growing companies in America for four consecutive years (2013-2016) and held an Official Partnership with NASCAR for 7 years.

ZAKTEK

A Berkshire Hathaway Company

ZAKTEK is an interior and exterior pain insurance service program sold through retail automotive dealers. The service includes a unique polymer-based application that forms a cohesive film, which resists detergents, salts, and ultraviolet rays that can affect your vehicles painted surface. The ZAKTEK program also provides turn-key commercial car wash solutions and customer retention models.

NEXEMO

A Berkshire Hathaway Company

NEXEMO is a first-of-its-kind B2B e-commerce technology and supply chain optimization platform within the automotive industry. Its integrated platform provides a consolidated dealer network, strategic sourcing and unbeatable pricing levels. Over 22,000 unique product SKU’s offered, and exclusively sells all twelve ZAK Product chemical lines.

FIXED OPS

Founded in 2004, Fixed Ops Magazine is the automotive industry’s #1 Fixed Operations business-building information resource. Dealership Fixed Operations Departments (Service, Parts, Body Shop) account for the lion’s share of operating profits and this publication reaches nearly 100% of this hard-to-reach management audience.