Investment Summary

Exits WCB Ice Cream

On May 1, 2005, invested in machinery company WCB Ice Cream from Convergent Capital

Investment Highlights
  • This is transaction in the Machinery sector.
  • This is transaction in the United States.
  • This is transaction in New Jersey.
Investment Fate
  • WCB Ice Cream was sold to a strategic buyer in 2014.

Investment Summary

Date 2005-05-01
Target WCB Ice Cream
Sector Machinery
Sellers(s) Convergent Capital
Deal Type Sold to Management

Target

WCB Ice Cream

Northvale, New Jersey, United States
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WCB Ice Cream is a designers, assemblers and suppliers of ice cream processing and packaging equipment world-wide.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Convergent Capital

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Category Growth Capital Firm
Founded 1998
PE ASSETS 225M USD
Size Small
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Convergent Capital is a private investment firm that provides growth and debenture financing to late-stage growth companies. Convergent prefers to commit $2 to $8 million per transaction in businesses with at least $5 million in revenues. Convergent is a generalist investor and will consider businesses in a wide range of industries. Investment funds are typically used to assist growth, but the firm can also structure investments around buyouts, recapitalizations, consolidations, and add-on acquisitions. Convergent is licensed as a SBIC. Convergent Capital was formed in 1998 and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 7 of 39
Sector (Machinery) 2 of 2
Type (Sold to Management) 3 of 3
State (New Jersey) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 7 of 39
Year (2005) 1 of 1
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DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2005-12-01 Hastings Manufacturing

Hastings, Michigan, United States

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