Sale to Carlisle Companies Incorporated

Consumer
Industrial
Sale to Carlisle Companies Incorporated

Summary

Baird served as the exclusive financial advisor to Kinderhook Industries, LLC on this transaction

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San Jamar, a portfolio company of Kinderhook Industries, LLC (“Kinderhook”), was recently sold to a United States subsidiary of Carlisle Companies Incorporated (“Carlisle”) (NYSE:CSL). Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

San Jamar is a leading provider of universal dispensing systems and food safety solutions for the foodservice and hygiene markets. San Jamar designs and distributes dispensers for paper towels, tissue, soap and air purification systems as well as personal and food safety products for commercial and institutional foodservice customers. San Jamar features strong brand recognition, well-entrenched sales channels and leading market positions in several hygienic, food safety and food management product categories. San Jamar is headquartered in Elkhorn, Wisconsin.

Founded in 2003, Kinderhook is a private investment firm with more than $2.0 billion of committed capital and has completed more than 150 investments and follow-on acquisitions since its inception. Kinderhook’s investment philosophy is predicated on matching unique, growth-oriented investment opportunities with exceptional financial expertise and its proprietary network of operating partners. Kinderhook's focus is on middle market businesses with defensible niche market positioning in the healthcare services, environmental / business services and automotive / light manufacturing sectors. Kinderhook is headquartered in New York, New York.

San Jamar will operate as a separate unit within Carlisle FoodService Products, a provider of professional-grade products for the restaurant, healthcare and janitorial sectors, including foodservice permanentware, table coverings, cookware, displayware, catering equipment and meal delivery systems. Carlisle’s FoodService Products segment is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
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Consumer
Industrial
Sale to Carlisle Companies Incorporated
Date
January 2017
Company
San Jamar
Transaction
M&A
Sectors
Consumer
Industrial
Target Location
North America
Acquiror Location
North America

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