In an industry populated by financial executives and firms with a stock-picking mentality, Grey Mountain Partners stands alone as a private equity firm founded and organized around a single guiding principle: helping portfolio companies achieve operational excellence.

Mann Lake, based in Hackensack, MN, is the market leader in the beekeeping supply market, selling hive components, beekeeping kits, products for hive and colony maintenance, feeds, tools, medications, and apparel, among many other products.