Current Investment

Redstone Companies actively maintains a current portfolio of judiciously selected companies. The inclusion of each is based on the abilities and track record of a superior management team, its growth potential and its sustainability. These are not quick-turn investments. Rather they represent the evolution of a strong and easily defensible relationship based on strategic decisions. Our portfolio of realized investments represents sound companies that have been guided to their potential by our experienced team.

Blue Rock Energy Capital Ltd. 
BlueRock provides capital ranging from $1 million to $10 million structured as a non-recourse financial production payment to independent producers of oil and gas for reserve-based acquisitions and monetizations with associated production enhancement and/or development. VISIT BLUE ROCK ENERGY CAPITAL ONLINE

Realized investment

Café Express
Houston-based Café Express is the creation of renowned chef Robert Del Grande, recognized as one of the "inventors" of modern Southwestern cuisine. Cafe Express owns and operates nineteen full-size, upscale fast-casual restaurants in Texas with emphasis on freshness and flavor infused in Del Grande’s modern Southwestern cuisine.  

Cardinal SW
Cardinal Southwest is a franchisor of Popeyes Chicken and Biscuits fast food restaurants in Texas. The company is continually looking to add new units by either acquisition or development in the Popeye’s brand or through entrance into other quick serve restaurant systems that represent a strong strategic fit.


Martin Preferred Foods
Headquartered in Houston, Martin Preferred Foods markets a complete variety of custom meats and poultry, seafood, cheeses, other groceries and non-food items to customers throughout the state of Texas from its offices in Houston, Dallas, San Antonio and Austin.

Pepper Home Loans
Pepper Homeloans is a specialist residential mortgage lender offering alternatives to the rigid criteria used by traditional lenders to provide mortgages to “non-conforming” or “sub-prime” borrowers in the Australia market. Pepper has originated and serviced over $1 billion of residential mortgage backed securities.

Oakwood Global
Oakwood Global Finance is a financial services operating company providing innovative solutions within underexploited, niche markets. Oakwood builds and invests in companies that operate in the specialist consumer finance industry around the world. Their subsidiary businesses are at the forefront of consumer finance origination, providing residential mortgages, car finance, equipment leases and personal loans.

Future Financial Inc.
Formed in the mid 1990’s, Future Financial pioneered the sub-prime mortgage lending market in the United Kingdom. The business model took an established concept (sub-prime lending) and proven management team to a new overseas market, successfully growing operations to over £300 million in mortgages annually.


First Sierra Financial 
First Sierra Financial was founded in 1994 to acquire, originate, sell and service “small-ticket” (generally under $25,000) equipment leases for a wide range of industries, from computers and software to dental and medical equipment

Whataco, Inc. 
Whataco, Inc. was the largest franchiser of Whataburger fast food restaurants in the nation. Growing to 91 total units, Whataco brought the popular Texas based chain to thousands of customers in small towns throughout Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Louisiana.