Investment Summary

Castanea Partners Invests In 4moms

On September 10, 2014, private equity firm Castanea Partners invested in consumer products company 4moms

Investment Highlights
  • This is Castanea Partners’ 6th transaction in the Consumer Products sector.
  • This is Castanea Partners’ 20th transaction in the United States.
  • This is Castanea Partners’ 1st transaction in Pennsylvania.

Investment Summary

Date 2014-09-10
Target 4moms
Sector Consumer Products
Investor(s) Castanea Partners
Deal Type Growth Capital

Target

4moms

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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Thorley Industries LLC develops, manufactures, and distributes juvenile products under the 4moms brand. Thorley Industries was founded in 2005 and is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Investor(S) 1

Investor

Castanea Partners

Newton Lower Falls, Massachusetts, United States

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2001
PE ASSETS 775M USD
Size Middle-Market
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Castanea Partners is a private equity firm that targets investments in established, small to mid-sized companies valued up to $250 million. The Firm looks for businesses with strong management and significant competitive advantages. Sectors of interest include publishing, information services, education/training, consumer brands, specialty retail, and marketing services. Castanea prefers control investment situations and looks to commit between $15 and $150 million per transaction. Castanea Partners was formed in 2001 and is based in Newton, Massachusetts.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 20 of 30
Sector (Consumer Products) 6 of 11
Type (Growth Capital) 8 of 16
State (Pennsylvania) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 20 of 29
Year (2014) 4 of 5
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2014-09-02 Aurora Brands

United States

Aurora Brands LLC operates as a holding company and through its subsidiaries, designs, and crafts luxury home furnishings, collectibles, and personal accessories. Aurora Brands was founded in 2011 and is based in the United States.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2014-12-01 CURiO

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

CURiO is a manufacturer and seller of personal care and home fragrance products. CURiO is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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