Kainos Capital

From Dog Food Diet Challenge to State‑of‑the‑Art Expansion: Muenster Milling Boosts Its Freeze-Dried Pet Food Footprint in North Texas

by | Mar 19, 2024
The 92-year-old North Texas brand, propelled into the spotlight in 2020 with its 'viral' 30-day dog food diet challenge, is opening a cutting-edge facility to meet the demand in the freeze-dried pet food sector. As consumers eye health conscious options for their furry companions, it's blending tradition with innovation under new leadership to fuel future growth.
Dallas’ Kainos Capital Announces 2 Leadership Promotions
by | Jan 19, 2024
Steven Koch has been promoted to principal at Kainos Capital, and Alex Stanek has been promoted to manager of the private equity firm's operations team.
Kainos Capital Grows Investment Team with New Talent, Welcomes Returning Leader as VP
The Dallas-based private equity firm has seen considerable activity in 2023, including the close of its third flagship fund at over $1 billion and the exit of BeautyBio. The personnel expansion follows the recent appointment of former SlimFast executive Doug Reader as a senior managing director.
Dallas Skincare Trailblazer, BeautyBio, Acquired by Nu Skin Subsidiary
by | Aug 14, 2023
BeautyBio, known for merging skincare with unique beauty tools, transformed the at-home beauty scene and grew a devoted following. Now the "Truth in Beauty" brand, founded by model and entrepreneur Jamie O'Banion in 2011, is starting a new chapter.

Kainos Capital Closes its Partners III Fund with $1B in Commitments

by | Feb 10, 2023
The Dallas-based PE firm—whose Fund II portfolio includes North Texas pet food company Muenster Milling and Dallas' BeautyBio—says its newest fund is the largest investment vehicle in Kainos' history. “Our bench of seasoned investors and operators within the food and consumer sectors helps drive financial and operational performance by working hand-in-glove with management teams,” added Andrew Rosen, managing partner of Kainos.
DI People: Toyota, ERCOT, Bank of Texas, Comerica Bank, LERMA/, and More Make Leadership Moves
by | Aug 19, 2022
In this week’s roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you’ll also find news from UTD's Center for Brainhealth, DART, Enseo, LiquidAgents/StaffDNA, Alpine Advanced Materials, Runway Growth Capital, Optic Gaming, Dallas Thrives, Downtown Dallas Inc., TechGenies, Kainos Capital, Texas Motor Speedway, and more.
DI People: JCPenney, 7-Eleven, Recode Therapeutics, Hawkeye, PCCI, and Others Make Moves
by | Jan 14, 2022
In this week's roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you'll also find news from CrossFirst Bankshares, Johnson & Sekin, DataBank, Balfour Beatty, Caspr Group, Mohr Partners, One Network, Kainos Capital, The Dallas Foundation, Denton County Transportation Authority and Indio Management.

Plus, the incoming AIA Dallas President charts a way forward for 2022 and Gov. Abbott appoints a North Texas to the Broadband Development Council.
Kainos Capital and Two Family Partners Acquire Innovative Pet Food Makers Muenster Milling
by | Aug 12, 2021
Since 1932, the Felderhoff family has made pet food in the tiny North Texas town of Muenster. With custom ingredients like dried salmon, freeze-dried elk, beef bone broth, and bacon fat, their food tastes good. How good? One of the owners ate nothing but Muenster pet food for 30 days!