Rosewood Private Investments and Renovo Capital Announce the Acquisition of Heckethorn Manufacturing Company, LLC

Dallas, Texas and Dyersburg, Tennessee (October 29, 2009)

Rosewood Private Investments and Renovo Capital are proud to announce their acquisition of the assets of Heckethorn Manufacturing Company, LLC, a division of BHM Technologies, Inc. Established in 1939, Heckethorn ( is a leading Tier II supplier of light vehicle exhaust hangers and other exhaust hardware components, specializing in tube and solid-rod forming, cold-heading, robotic and MIG welding, and progressive stamping for exhaust assemblies.

About Rosewood Private Investments

Rosewood Private Investments ( is the private equity arm of The Rosewood Corporation, a prominent family-owned company with diverse worldwide operations and investments. Rosewood has a long history of investing in profitable, growing middle-market companies that are the best in their respective industries.

About Renovo Capital

Renovo Capital, LLC ( is a private equity group who through its Renwood Opportunities Fund, makes control equity investments in troubled and underperforming companies, and invests in other special situation opportunities. Renovo's investment size ranges from $2 million to $15 million with a primary focus on operating turnarounds, backruptcy reorganizations, debt purchases and out-of-court restructurings for companies in the manufacturing, distribution and service industries.