Woodbridge International, a global mergers and acquisitions firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, Media Response Group (MRG), a portfolio company of VSS, a New York-based private equity firm, to Oi2 Media Corp.
Headquartered in Madrid, Spain, Media Response Group is a digital marketing group with proprietary media and technology focused on Latin America. The Company’s product lines include display advertising, video streaming, mobile, programmatic and other digital marketing solutions. With over 150 million monthly users, MRG provides access to the fast-growing Spanish and Portuguese speaking markets and has the second largest reach in Latin America. Clients include many of the world’s most prestigious global brands.
Oi2 Media Corp is a leading content and services provider to the audio and video marketplace in the U.S. with a growing presence in Latin America and Europe through over a network of 1,700+ radio affiliations to over 1,000+ unique radio stations with a territorial presence in 33 countries. Oi2 Media Corp. is based in Orlando, Florida. It has operations in Latin America, Europe, and internationally.
VSS provides capital for growth financings, recapitalizations, strategic acquisitions and buyouts to lower middle market companies and management teams with the goal of building companies organically as well as through a focused add-on acquisition program. VSS makes privately-negotiated investments across the capital structure and has the ability to invest in situations requiring control or non-control equity, mezzanine securities and structured equity securities.
Woodbridge International, a global mergers and acquisitions firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, SNJ Enterprises, Inc. dba Zamp Solar (“the Company”) by PulseTech Products Corporation.
Zamp Solar, located in Bend, Oregon, is a premier designer and manufacturer off-grid solar modules and rugged portable and recreational vehicle solar energy products. The Company has created a niche in high-quality, easy-to-install kits that charge or maintain any traditional 12-volt battery bank or rechargeable lithium-ion battery. Zamp’s energy storage solutions are used by the RV, marine, industrial, automotive, mobility and off-grid markets.
Southlake, Texas-based PulseTech Products Corporation manufacturers I2-volt, lead-acid battery maintenance and testing products, including ruggedized solar panels. The company sells to the U.S. military, first responders, commercial fleet and equipment owners for dual military and commercial uses, as well as to consumers looking to maximize battery performance and dramatically reduce battery-related expenses.
Woodbridge International, a global mergers and acquisitions firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, Atlanta Cheesecake Company (ACC), by Dessert Holdings, a holding company formed by private equity firm Gryphon Investors.
Atlanta Cheesecake Company began as a family business in 1988 on the Van der Blom family farm in Anniston, Alabama. Now based in Kennesaw, Georgia, ACC offers over 140 dessert varieties and delivers products to well-known grocery retailers in North America. Atlanta Cheesecake Company is committed to the highest standards in food quality and safety and uses the finest all-natural ingredients.
Dessert Holdings, based in St. Paul, Minnesota, is an umbrella company that consists of several premium dessert companies and brands: The Original Cakerie, Lawler’s Desserts and Atlanta Cheesecake Company. The Original Cakerie, founded in 1979, is a leading manufacturer of high-quality frozen desserts for retail and foodservice customers across Canada and the U.S. Lawler’s Desserts, a manufacturer of gourmet cheesecakes, layer cakes, pies and other premium desserts, is based in Humble, Texas.
Based in San Francisco, Gryphon Investors is a leading private equity firm focused on profitably growing and competitively enhancing middle-market companies in partnership with experienced management.
In the announcement of the transaction by Gryphon Investors, Meg Sapp, President of ACC, said, “We are confident that the team at Dessert Holdings shares our values and our commitment to delivering innovative desserts of the highest quality, and we look forward to a partnership that will bring Atlanta Cheesecake Company products to even more people.”
Woodbridge International, an innovative middle-market mergers and acquisitions firm, is pleased to announce the sale of its client, Ontario, Canada-based Skilcor Food Products to Premium Brands Holding Corporation, a leading producer, marketer and distributor of branded specialty food products.
Skilcor is one of Canada’s leading manufacturers of cooked back ribs and other unique protein products. Founded more than 50 years ago, Skilcor is a recognized leader in the North American food industry. Excellent customer service, innovative portioned controlled meat products, state-of-the-art facility, together with an award-winning food safety program, are the foundations of Skilcor’s success.
Premium Brands Holding Corporation is a publicly-held company headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia. The company owns a broad range of leading specialty food manufacturing and differentiated food distribution businesses.
Woodbridge International, a global mergers and acquisitions firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, iTech US, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary SmartWorks, LLC (“the Company”) by SharedLabs, Inc.
Founded in 2001, iTech is headquartered in South Burlington, Vermont and provides IT consulting services with technological expertise across the full IT life cycle. Its wholly owned subsidiary, SmartWorks, is a software consulting and services company that specializes in hiring and mentoring IT professionals in emerging technologies. The Company’s founder and CEO, Kishore Khandavalli, will assume a board-level role with SharedLabs.
SharedLabs is rapidly growing IT company that supports, manages, repairs, or improves software, applications and ecommerce systems, which drive today’s digital world. SharedLabs is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida with additional offices in Santa Clara, California, Dallas Texas, NY Metro, Montreal Canada, and Reston, Virginia.
Woodbridge International, an innovative middle-market mergers and acquisitions firm, is pleased to announce the sale of its client, Concrete Polishing & Restoration, Inc. (CP+R) of Caryville, Tennessee, to Servants’ Heart, LLC, a Sterling, Virginia-based investment group.
Founded in 2004, CP+R is one of the largest concrete polishing companies in the U.S. The company serves a national base of leading retail and commercial customers, including several publicly-held retail chains. CP+R’s selling shareholders, Tony Simpson and Michael Clarke, will retain ownership in the new entity, and both will continue to be active in running the company.
Servants’ Heart, LLC is a group of investors led by Jeff Yoh. Many of its investors also participated with Jeff in the 2008 acquisition of Virginia-based Jenkins Restorations, LLC, which today operates 21 locations across the country.
Woodbridge International, a leading middle-market global mergers and acquisitions firm, is pleased to announce the sale of its client, Mary’s Bridal to Rachel Allan.
Houston, Texas-based Mary’s Group, Ltd, dba Mary’s Bridal, is a designer and wholesale supplier of bridal gowns, Quinceañera dresses, prom, bridesmaid, special occasion dresses and flower girl dresses. Mary’s Bridal products are known for hand-sewn beading, romantic floral patterns, impeccable workmanship and couture-like construction. Founded in 1983, the Company sells its products to thousands of specialty retailers/bridal boutiques across the U.S with product also sold to over 30 countries worldwide.
Founded in 1985, Rachel Allan is a Burr Ridge, Illinois-based fashion designer for prom, homecoming, cocktail, social occasion, couture and pageant dresses.
Woodbridge International, a global mergers and acquisitions firm, is pleased to announce the sale of its client, Healthcom Inc. to VRI. Both companies offer remote medical alert services and other new technologies to enable independent living.
Based in Sullivan, Illinois, Healthcom is a healthcare technology company that partners with healthcare providers to provide services that enhance the standard of care. From medical alert services and medication management to telehealth solutions and care transitions, Healthcom offers an integrated service to help reduce readmissions, improve outcomes, and improve profitability for partners and clients.
VRI, a portfolio company of Pamlico Capital, is headquartered in Franklin, Ohio. VRI is one of the country’s largest providers of telehealth monitoring, monitored medication dispensing and adherence solutions, and medical alert systems, serving over 100,000 actively monitored clients.
Founded in 1988, Pamlico Capital is a middle-market investment private equity firm based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Pamlico manages approximately $2 billion of assets and focuses on investments in Business & Technology Services, Communications and Healthcare.
Woodbridge International, a global mergers and acquisitions firm, is pleased to announce the sale of its client, NetSource Communications, Inc. to Venture Technologies backed by FlatWorld Capital.
Based in Naperville, Illinois, NetSource Communications provides a range of Internet hosting services to over 600 small and medium-sized businesses from its state-of-the-art data center. Types of hosting services NetSource provides include colocation, dedicated servers, cloud, security, and disaster recovery. In addition, NetSource offers complete managed services for companies seeking an outsourced solution for their IT infrastructure needs.
Headquartered in Ridgefield, Mississippi, Venture Technologies is an IT solutions provider. Founded in 1986, the company operates locations in Alabama, Colorado, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
FlatWorld Capital is a New York-based private equity group that specializes in funding and advising middle-market companies.
Woodbridge International, a global mergers and acquisitions firm, is pleased to announce the sale of its client, Carriage House Door, Inc. (“the Company”) to a leading supplier of building products.
Sacramento, California-based Carriage House Door manufactures high-end, custom garage doors for the residential market. The Company serves a national customer base of dealers, builders and architects and feature the latest automation technology.
All doors are produced at the Company’s two manufacturing facilities – one in northern California and the other in North Carolina, which combined house 124,000 square feet.