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Stonebridge Partners Completes the Refinance of BrandFX

Stonebridge Partners is pleased to announce it has completed the refinance of BrandFX Body Company (“BrandFX”), a portfolio company since August 2013. The refinance extended the maturity date of the senior debt and provided additional capital for the Company’s growth initiatives. Debt financing was provided by Ironwood Capital and closed June 1, 2018. BrandFX is based in Fort Worth,…

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Stonebridge Partners Acquires Gemini Electric Components as an Add-On to ADI American Distributors

On May 1, 2017, Stonebridge Partners completed the acquisition of Gemini Electric Components through ADI American Distributors (“ADI”), a portfolio company since April 2016. The acquisition of Gemini fits well with Stonebridge’s growth strategy for ADI, adding complimentary product lines and opening access to key suppliers in the Aerospace and Defense Industry (AD&D). Gemini is a longstanding value-added supply-chain…

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Stonebridge Completes the Growth Equity Recapitalization of Safety Infrastructure Solutions

Stonebridge Partners is pleased to announce the successful growth equity recapitalization of Safety Infrastructure Solutions (“SIS” or the “Company”) in partnership with its founders, management team and other equity investors. Earnings have nearly tripled since Stonebridge’s initial investment, resulting in over a 3.6x gross cash-on-cash return. Importantly, the transaction not only provided liquidity to Stonebridge’s investors, it also provided…

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Stonebridge Partners Acquires Cast-Crete USA, LLC in Partnership with Management

Stonebridge Partners is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of Cast-Crete USA, LLC (“Cast-Crete” or the “Company”) in partnership with Cast-Crete’s primary shareholder, Shea Hughes. Shea, whose father Ralph Hughes founded the Company in 1955, will remain on the Board of Directors and will retain his position as the largest individual shareholder. In addition, as part of the transaction,…

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Stonebridge Partners Completes the Recapitalization of ADI American Distributors

Stonebridge Partners is pleased to announce the successful recapitalization of ADI American Distributors, LLC (“ADI” or the “Company”) in partnership with ADI’s founder, David Beck. David, who founded ADI in 1983, will remain President and CEO and has retained a significant ownership position. The transaction closed on April 29, 2016. Based in Randolph, NJ, ADI (www.americandistr.com) is a leading,…

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American Dryer Enters into Agreement to be Acquired by Whirlpool

FALL RIVER, Massachusetts – May 18, 2015. American Dryer Corporation (“ADC”) announced that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Whirlpool Corporation. The planned acquisition gives Whirlpool Corporation’s commercial laundry business a platform to reach new markets and channels, while building on a strong foundation of industry-leading innovation, quality and service. “The acquisition of ADC by Whirlpool…

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Stonebridge Partners Completes the Recapitalization of Swiff-Train Company

Stonebridge Partners is pleased to announce the successful recapitalization of Swiff-Train Company LLC (“Swiff-Train” or the “Company”) on December 23, 2014. Swiff-Train, based in Corpus Christi, Texas, is one of the largest full-line suppliers and distributors of floor covering products in the country. The Company offers a broad range of hardwood, vinyl, carpet, ceramic and laminate flooring products, as…

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Stonebridge Partners Acquires Really Innovations as an Add-on to BrandFX

Stonebridge Partners has completed the acquisition of Really Innovations through BrandFX Body Company (“BrandFX”), a portfolio company since August 2013. The acquisition of Really Innovations fits well with Stonebridge’s growth strategy for BrandFX, adding more specialized product lines and opening access to several key customers within the pest control and lawn care markets. Really Innovations has a longstanding reputation…

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Stonebridge Partners Acquires BrandFX

Stonebridge Partners (“Stonebridge” or the “Firm”) is pleased to announce that it has completed the recapitalization of BrandFX Body Company (“BrandFX” or the “Company”) based in Fort Worth, Texas on August 30, 2013. With annual revenues approaching $80 million, BrandFX manufactures and sells composite utility truck bodies. Products include service bodies designed for smaller utility trucks, line bodies designed for…

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