Private Equity – March 2020 Investment Trends
The trending private equity investment sectors for March 2020 are highlighted below with a few example transactions.
Food & Beverage
Acquired Kenny’s Great Pies (Smyrna, GA, US), a manufacturer of branded and private label premium pies and pie fillings sold through grocery stores, distributors, chain restaurants, and convenience stores.
Acquired in Engelman Baking Company, Inc. (Norcross, GA, US), a wholesale bakery offering fresh and frozen bread products primarily serving the foodservice industry.
Invested in Tony’s Chocolonely (Amsterdam, NL), a chocolate bar brand with a mission to make chocolate 100% slave free.
Acquired Leonard Valve Company (Cranston, RI, US), a designer and manufacturer of water temperature control valves and monitoring devices used in institutional and commercial application.
Acquired Traverse City Products, Inc. (Traverse City, MI, US), a supplier of custom roll formed and stamped metal products with particular expertise in manufacturing glass hardware components including window sashes, lift plates, sunroof reinforcements and decorative trim.
Acquired NSi Industries (Huntersville, NC, US), a supplier of a wide variety of electrical connector, fitting, control and wire management products for construction, maintenance and repair applications.
Invested in Pacur (Oshkosh, WI, US), a supplier of extruded PETG sheet used principally to provide rigid, high-performance packaging for medical devices.
Recapitalized Classic H&G (Monroe, CT, US), a provider of engineered packaging solutions for the home & garden and fragrance & cosmetic industries.
Acquired Mac Papers (Jacksonville, FL, US), a distributor of paper, packaging, envelopes, and wide-format printing solutions. Mac Papers’ value-add services include the installation maintenance of packaging equipment, packaging design services, kitting, logistics and envelope production.
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