Published November 03, 2011

Hadley Capital Sells Portfolio Company to Public Company

By Scott Dickes

Hadley Capital portfolio company, Kelatron Corporation, a leading provider of bioactive mineral nutrients, has been acquired by Innophos Holdings, Inc., a publicly traded provider of specialty phosphate products. Hadley Capital acquired Kelatron in 1999, making us a member of the "decade-plus club" according to the WSJ. Check out the Innophos press release and stay tuned for more information.

Scott Dickes - General Partner

Scott founded Hadley Capital in 1998 with the objective of bringing a professional investment strategy to the small company market. Scott has spent the better part of two decades financing and growing small companies. It’s in his blood … he grew up visiting small companies on family vacations with his dad who was also a small company investor.

Scott works with Gillinder Glass, S&S, Custom Label, Harris Seeds, ISS, and W.C. Rouse, and was previously the chairman of the board of Packaging Specialists, JRI Industries and Kelatron, all former Hadley Capital companies.

He enjoys traveling with his family, flying (instrument rated pilot), rock climbing, golf, paddle tennis, and water skiing. Scott recently took up beekeeping as a hobby.

Scott is a Trustee of the Hadley School for the Blind (no affiliation). He holds a BA from Duke University and received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Scott and his wife have two teenage children.