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Gravitas Infinitum, LLC
506(c) Offering Platform


Gravitas Infinitum, LLC was established to consolidate Small Cap Nutraceutical Manufacturing companies into an attractive Mid Cap company, followed by a profitable exit strategy.

Gravitas believes that this rapidly growing market sector will continue to present numerous attractive investment opportunities for leveraged buyouts, recapitalization and strategic investments.

Our Team will primarily focus on companies located in the Southeastern region of the US with enterprise values ranging from approximately $5 million to $100 million. Over the past two years, Gravitas has conducted intensive research into this market, the current available inventory of target companies and capital availability. The Company has also engaged in negotiations with several potential target companies to validate the thesis.

Gravitas focuses on existing top-class operating teams as targets. These are typically 5-30-year-old companies with $5-100mm in annual revenue, delivering 10% or greater EBITDA annually. Purchase prices are 2-6x EBITDA, or 25-125% of annual revenue. The target company must also show annual growth of 5% of better.

Gravitas brings six core strengths to any acquired company. These are; Purchasing Power Aggregation, Logistics Aggregation, Digital Marketing, Sales/Advertising, and Digital Transformation, Automation of business functions and Social Responsibility Values. These are areas that small businesses typically don't invest in or focus on until much later in their growth cycle.

Gravitas’ investment philosophy is deeply rooted within each member of its team which is focused achieving strong economic returns by buying the leading companies. Gravitas’ team of Principals and Advisors have the experience necessary to help the Company identify, invest in, and successfully acquire companies in the sector.

The nutraceutical sector is growing at 15%+ per year with a forecasted value of $285 billion by 2021.

Gravitas Infinitum, LLC
506(c) Offering Platform

summary of operations

The Company’s strategy is to acquire $350-500mm in top-line revenue producing companies in the next three years. As the companies are acquired, we will improve operating margins and accelerate revenue growth by consolidation of logistics, purchasing, technology, marketing, sales, advertising, and applying best practice of information support automation. Our target sector is growing at 15%+ per year.

Target Purchase Criteria is as follows:

  • $5-$50mm in topline annual revenue
  • >10% annual EBITDA
  • Purchase price at 2-6x EBITDA or 25%-125% of annual revenue

Gravitas will employ an investment model that generates superior risk-adjusted, above-market returns. The target company must have a strong existing operating team, and 5+ year proven track-record of profits. Finally, as Gravitas assimilates the targets, we will be adding support in purchasing, logistics, technology, marketing and sales.

The segment we are focused on provides products and services to consumers, business, and governments across demographic segments. The markets are large and highly fragmented, consisting of thousands of private businesses generating over $200B in annual revenues in the US. Many of these businesses are young, relatively undercapitalized and in need of more fully developed management and systems infrastructures. The market is forecasted to grow at 15% per annum, fueled by aging population and retirees. The combination of size, growth and fragmentation makes the space attractive for consolidation.

60% of people under the age of 40 are interested in the nutraceutical industry’s products as a way to increase their protein intake levels.

Mordor Intelligence

Gravitas Infinitum, LLC
506(c) Offering Platform

Management Team

The Company is managed by seasoned business and sector professionals dedicated to the success of its companies, investors, partners and communities.

Allen L. Witters

Allen L. Witters

Managing Director

Allen Witters leads Gravitas with support from the company’s other Principals and Advisors. Over his 35-year career, Allen has helped shape modern business by founding and operating several leading services, manufacturing and technology companies.

  • Companies he has founded are still in existence today (20+ years) and have delivered billions in earnings and dividends to stakeholders.
  • His companies have been bought by CenturyLink, Hewlett Packard, Di-Nippon, Harris Corp, Sumitumo, Souix Steel, and Pharmacia
  • Managed M&A across 50+ deals.
  • Managed $400mm+ P&L, $3B+ CAPEX/OPEX Budgets.
  • Generated contracts worth $25B+
  • Cloud, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, M2M, IoT and Platforms of all flavors.
  • Led private and public companies - from Early Stage to Successful Exit. Businesses representing diverse industries with operations and distribution in domestic and international markets. Brought major brand licenses to LED Lighting, Electronics markets.
  • Managed operations in 135 countries. Familiar with business practices and social customs in Japan, China, South America, Europe, Middle East and Soviet Republic. Maintained political contacts/relationships within six major countries.
  • Led multiple corporate development transactions and deals ranging in value - from $1 million to $9 billion (e.g., contracts, venture capital, M&A, IPO, convertible preferred stock, equity/debt financings, equipment financings, divestitures) - and managed several post-acquisition business transition and integration initiatives.
  • Secured contract wins with 85 of Fortune 100 and 500+ of Fortune 1000 corporations.
  • Built and led cross-functional, multinational workforces more than 2500 employees.
  • Gained GSA vendor approval status in record time - 19 days from start to finish.
  • Created and acquired several technology patents
  • Earned 2000 Smithsonian Computerworld Award for outstanding achievement and design.

Former and current Advisor to: US Navy; NSA; NRO; DoD/Pentagon; GSA; US Air Force; US Marine Corp; DOE; Whirlpool Corp.; Rockwell International; Litton Industries; ITT; Gilfillan Bertlesman; AOL/Time Warner; Disney; Rocketdyne; 3M; GM/DELCO; TRW; Wagner Spraytech; Wal*Mart; Sears Roebuck; Warner Bros.; Paramount Studios; Sony; HP; Hitachi Corp.; RR Donnelley; Experian; SGI; Government of Belgium; Government of Germany.

John P. Arciero

John P. Arciero

Managing Director

John Arciero is a business strategist, serial entrepreneur, and salesman extraordinaire with a long list of achievements. Through a proven combination of leadership, selling, and management skills. John has enabled leaders and companies to achieve their goals and ambitions.

John was a highly successful real estate salesman and developer prior to forming his first company in the corporate security sector. He grew that company, GRN, into a 250-employee business and successfully exited via a sale to a much larger competitor. He then transitioned into executive sales and management consulting roles in communications and technology and enjoyed a ten-year career selling to mid-market and Fortune 500 clients such as Nucor Steel, GM, Chrysler, Boeing, and Continental. John then launched his, consulting firm, Arciero Associates, in 2004 to assist other startup entrepreneurs and business leaders of mid-market and enterprise clients. Since then he has been involved in several successful startups and consulted dozens of clients across a range of industries including fintech, technology, banking, finance, and healthcare. John’s innovative marketing and sales strategies have yielded high-level client relationships and exceeding sales and revenue targets annually. In his role as a growth advisor and business development coach and leader, he has generated millions of dollars in value for his businesses and clients over the years.

Dan Bryant

Dan Bryant

Managing Director

Driving structural innovation to serve markets and stakeholders more effectively is a 25-year passion. Dan has been a leader in adapting to and structuring change across diverse markets and industries including financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, technology, law and real estate.

The management team may be further developed and expanded with qualified and experienced executives, professionals and consultants, as the Company matures and grows.

Tom Herman

Tom Herman

Managing Director

Tom has over 25 years of experience in the asset management business, primarily raising capital in the alternative investment space (Hedge Funds, Real Estate, Private Equity). Since 2007 he has been focused on alternative investment capital placement. Tom has held senior positions at various premiere asset management firms, including The Blackstone Group, Alliance Capital Management and MetLife Asset Management.

Additionally, Tom was the Co-Head of Marketing at Cambridge Place Investment Management-London, where he co-managed the firm’s international marketing group. At Cambridge, he raised significant capital for structured credit hedge funds, real estate and private equity funds from global investors.

Prior to his affiliation with Cambridge, Tom was Co-founder of Tennyson Capital Advisors (FSA Registered in the UK), a leading provider of marketing and advisory services to hedge funds and private equity groups in London, New York and Paris. He headed a team of six marketing professionals and represented firms such as Icahn Mgmt., Auriel Capital and many others. Tom has raised over $3 Billion of capital, including both start-up and established firms.

75% of the geographic distribution for mergers and acquisitions within the nutraceuticals industry occurs in North America. Another 16% occur in Europe.

Bourne Partners

Gravitas Infinitum, LLC
506(c) Offering Platform

terms of the offering

Offering investors 12% convertible bond, paid annually, with a 2X multiple (24% IRR) in 5 years. Minimum subscription $100,000

The Securities offered are a maximum Two Thousand Five Hundred (2,500) Bonds issued by the Company at One Hundred Thousand ($100,000.00) Dollars per Bond, payable in cash at the time of subscription, and the membership interests in the Company issuable upon conversion of the Bonds. The minimum purchase is one (1) Bond. The Bonds have an annual rate of return of twelve percent (12%) simple interest, paid annually, with a maturity date of sixty (60) months following the date of issuance (“Issue Date”) of each Bond. The Bonds offered pursuant to this Private Placement Memorandum will be unsecured.


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Gravitas Infinitum, LLC - 9128 Strada Place #10115 - Naples 34108, US — — (239) 232-4757

Gravitas Infinitum, LLC
506(c) Offering Platform

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