CIC Partners’ current portfolio of investments consists of business in our focal industries – food, restaurant & retail, energy, and healthcare services.


CraftMark Bakery
Leading supplier of frozen bakery products

Founded in 2013 and headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, CraftMark Bakery is a leading supplier of frozen bakery products to foodservice and in-store bakery (ISB) customers. CraftMark Bakery's state-of-the-art facility has the ability to supply a wide array of frozen bakery products, including bread dough, cookies and flatbread.


Granite City Food & Brewery
Modern American upscale casual restaurant chain

Granite City Food & Brewery Ltd. is a Modern American upscale casual restaurant chain that operates 35 restaurants in 11 states. The menu features affordable yet high quality family favorite menu items prepared from made-from-scratch recipes and served in generous portions, all complemented by signature handcrafted beers brewed on site.

Taco Mac
Family friendly craft beer-centric restaurant chain

Taco Mac is an Atlanta based casual dining concept that operates 28 units across metro Atlanta, Charlotte and Chattanooga. Taco Mac opened its first restaurant in the Virginia Highlands neighborhood of Atlanta in 1979.

Tiff's Treats
Innovative "baked-to-order" warm cookie delivery concept

Tiff's Treats delivers classic, baked-to-order cookies and brownies straight from the oven. Since 1999, the concept has been simple: warm cookies, delivered!

Willie's Grill & Icehouse
A leading regional fast casual restaurant concept

Based in Houston, Texas, Willie’s Grill & Icehouse is a leading regional fast casual restaurant concept operating 17 restaurants across Central Texas. Since opening the first restaurant in 1993, Willie’s Grill & Icehouse has built a loyal following attracted to its made-from-scratch, Texas-inspired fare.


Gulf Coast oil and gas exploration and production company

Castex has been a leader in finding, acquiring and exploiting gas reserves in South Louisiana for more than 15 years. The Castex management team is one of the most successful and well respected in the industry and has a track record of industry-leading finding costs.

CIC Minerals
CIC Minerals
Aggregator of Working Interest and Minerals in resource plays

CIC Minerals was formed in 2014 to acquire direct non-operated working interest and minerals in select domestic oil and gas resource plays. Asset acquisitions and divestitures are determined by the CIC Investment Team with all major sourcing initiatives driven by CIC's Operating Partners and industry relationships.

Magnolia Petroleum
Oil and gas acquisition and production company

In concert with CIC Operating Partner Kyle Burnett, Magnolia Petroleum was capitalized in 2012 to pursue the acquisition and development of oil and gas properties in the United States. With working interest ownership in over 60 wells across South Texas and Louisiana, Magnolia Petroleum couples a talented management team with a proven track record of exploiting reserves with CIC's strategic and investment capabilities.

Schuepbach Energy
Energy explorer focused on international resource plays

Schuepbach Energy is an energy exploration company formed by Dr. Martin Schuepbach in partnership with CIC Partners in 2007. The Company's mission is to find, capture, and exploit large energy resource plays both domestically and internationally, with a primary focus on shale formations.

Stronghold Energy Partners
Prospect origination and oil and gas investment company

Stronghold Energy Partners is a partnership formed by CIC Partners and Weatherl Energy Investments, L.P., a private, Midland, Texas based prospect origination and oil and gas investment company, to identify and acquire properties prospective for oil and gas development in the Permian Basin.


Continental Structural Plastics
Continental Structural Plastics
Manufacturer of structural plastic components for auto industry

Founded in 1919 and headquartered outside of Detroit, Michigan, Continental Structural Plastics, Inc. ("CSP") is a leading solutions-oriented provider of highly engineered, compression-molded thermoplastic composite components to the HVAC, automotive, heavy truck, marine and general industrial markets.

Continental Structural Plastics
Cornerstone Automation Systems
Designer and integrator of intelligent automation systems for order fulfillment

Founded in 2002, Cornerstone Automation Systems ("CASI") designs, builds & supports turnkey automation systems for retail and pharmacy order fulfillment operations. The Company's broad suite of services includes consulting, operational analysis, and systems engineering to develop a solution to meet the needs of the customer.