A Portfolio Company of J.H. Whitney & Co. Sale to ACON Investments

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A Portfolio Company of J.H. Whitney & Co. Sale to ACON Investments

Summary

Baird served as the financial advisor to Igloo Products Corp.

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Igloo Products Corp. (“Igloo” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of J.H. Whitney Capital Partners recently announced its sale to ACON Investments (“ACON”). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Igloo designs, produces and distributes a wide and sophisticated assortment of branded hard and soft side coolers, beverage containers, outdoor products and related accessories. The Company was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Katy, Texas.

J.H. Whitney, founded in 1946, is a private equity investment firm focused on middle market companies with strong growth prospects in a number of industries including consumer, healthcare, specialty manufacturing and business services. J.H. Whitney is headquartered in New Canaan, Connecticut.

ACON, founded in 1996, is a private equity investment firm that invests across multiple industries and geographies and works with experienced management teams to drive shareholder value creation. ACON is headquartered in Washington D.C.

For additional information about this transaction, please contact:

Andrew Martin (704) 553-6615
Nick Pavlidis (312) 609-4977
Joe Pellegrini (704) 553-6612
Maria Watts (312) 609-4743
Tom Lacy (414) 298-7648
Brian McDonagh (704) 553-6611
Consumer
A Portfolio Company of J.H. Whitney & Co. Sale to ACON Investments
Date
March 2014
Company
Igloo Products Corp.
Transaction
M&A
Sectors
Consumer
Target Location
North America
Acquiror Location
North America

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