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Far Horizons, LLC

acquired by
Escape From Ordinary, LLC

Far Horizons, LLC (d/b/a Bluewater Books & Charts) is a retailer and wholesaler of nautical products and services to the recreational marine marketplace, specializing in electronic and paper charts, navigation software, nautical publications and books, flags and superyacht bridge services.

Greek Island Spice, Inc.

acquired by
Chris Evans Food Company

Greek Island Spice, Inc. is an artisan condiment manufacturer that produces a refrigerated line of high-quality, clean-label products for commercial applications.

Specialized Consumer Staples Company

acquired by
Financial Buyer

The company is a leading designer and distributor of premium cremation urns and personalized remembrance items in a variety of beautiful and affordable designs, colors, finishes and materials, as well as personalized engraving and photo printing services.

Blue Chip Group, Inc.

acquired by
3 Rivers Capital, LLC

Founded in 1972, Blue Chip Group, Inc., with the Augason Farms Brand, is a pioneering leader in the preparedness food industry, sourcing, formulating, and producing the most nutritious emergency foods on the market.

Winner for M&A Deal of the Year ($50 to $100 million) at the 21st Annual M&A Advisor Awards

Finalist in two other categories :

  • Private Equity Deal of the Year ($50 to $100 million)
  • Consumer Discretionary Deal of the Year ($10 to $100 million)

Stuart Burial Vaults Co, Inc.

acquired by
a Private Investor

Stuart Burial Vaults Co., Inc. is one of the largest independently owned and operated burial vault and services companies in the United States.

Magnolia Bakery

acquired by
RSE Ventures

Magnolia Bakery is beloved by fans from around the world for its freshly baked, classic American desserts made with the finest ingredients. Read the article: Magnolia Bakery Gets New Owner – Wall Street Journal.

Finalist in three categories at the 20th Annual M&A Advisor Awards:

  • M&A Deal of the Year ($25 to $50 million)
  • Private Equity Deal of the Year ($25 to $50 million)
  • Consumer Discretionary Deal of the Year (Under $100 million)

Certain Assets of Le Boulanger, Inc.

acquired by
Athens Baking Company, Inc.

Le Boulanger, Inc. is a leading wholesale distributor of freshly baked goods in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Boomerang Laboratories, Inc.

acquired by
Guy & O'Neill, Inc.

Boomerang Laboratories, Inc. is a contract manufacturer of hand soap, shampoo, conditioners and light household cleaners marketed under well-known consumer brands. Read the full announcement here.

Nothing Specific, Inc. (d/b/a “Graphics and More”) and Never Surrender, Inc. (d/b/a “Made on Terra”)

acquired by
Trevco, Inc.

Nothing Specific, Inc. (d/b/a “Graphics and More”) and Never Surrender, Inc. (d/b/a “Made on Terra”) are print-on-demand producers of gifts, novelties, apparel and accessories. Read the full announcement here.


Eddi’s Wholesale Garden Supplies Ltd

acquired by
Hydrofarm, LLC

Eddi’s Wholesale is a wholesale distributor of lawn and garden products in Canada, with one thousand plus (1,000+) customers, primarily independent retailers. Its hydroponics distribution segment, serving greenhouse growers, has been its fastest growing and most profitable business line.

Elite Foods, Inc.

acquired by
Carey Management Inc.

Headquartered in Calgary, Elite operates as a direct-to-store distributor of gourmet quality domestic and imported foods to close to 1,000 active grocery and specialty food retailers across Alberta, Eastern British Columbia, the Yukon and the Northwest Territories.

L.M. Gordon Inc.

acquired by
Universal Software Corporation

L.M. Gordon is a provider of coupon management and control services to the consumer packaged goods industry.

The Francis Frith Collection

acquired by

The Company publishes and manufactures products illustrated with historical photographs from the archive owned by HPR. Products are sold directly to consumers and other businesses.

Rhyme University, Inc.

acquired by
Taylor Corporation

Rhyme University, Inc. is a manufacturer and online retailer of apparel for preschool and kindergarten graduation ceremonies throughout the United States.

Grand Western Brands, Inc.

acquired by
Cheney Brothers

Florida-based Grand Western Brands, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and distributor of premium meats and seafood products that serves a wide variety of commercial customers as well as the retail home market primarily in the U.S.

Los Altos Pharmacy

acquired by
Safeway, Inc.

Los Altos Pharmacy is an independent, family owned and operated, full-service, integrative health-care pharmacy. Los Altos provides compounding, commercial prescriptions, and over-the-counter prescriptions. Read the full announcement here.

Alex Apparel Group, Inc.

acquired by
Atlantic Street Capital

Headquartered in New York City, Alex designs, sources and distributes branded ladies’ eveningwear dresses and separates. Read the full announcement here.

Jewett Drugs Inc.

acquired by
Safeway Inc.

A retail drug store located in Colorado, Jewett Drugs Inc. is a unique family business that provides not only pharmaceutical services, but also a diverse wine and liquor selection, as well as other general products. Read the full announcement here.


Framing Success, Inc.

acquired by
Herff Jones, Inc.

Framing Success, Inc. is a manufacturer of diploma frames for university and college graduates.

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