M&A Deal Summary

Crystal Ridge Partners Acquires Cord Crafts

On November 5, 2007, private equity firm Crystal Ridge Partners acquired consumer products company Cord Crafts

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Crystal Ridge Partners’ 1st transaction in the Consumer Products sector.
  • This is Crystal Ridge Partners’ 5th transaction in the United States.
  • This is Crystal Ridge Partners’ 2nd transaction in New York.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2007-11-05
Target Cord Crafts
Sector Consumer Products
Buyer(s) Crystal Ridge Partners
Deal Type Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)

Target

Cord Crafts

New York, New York, United States
Cord Crafts manufactures and supplies permanent botanicals for home, office, and hospitality applications in North America. Cord Crafts was founded in 1974 and is based in New York City.

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Buyer

Crystal Ridge Partners

Maplewood, New Jersey, United States

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2005
PE ASSETS 70M USD
Size Small
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Crystal Ridge Partners (CRP) is a private equity firm focused on buyouts, recapitalizations, and growth equity transactions of lower middle-market companies. CRP looks for opportunities in the manufacturing, value-added distribution, consumer products, traditional media, and specialty services sectors. The Firm targets companies with $10 to $50 million in sales and EBITDA of $1 to $4 million. CRP prefers businesses located in the Eastern US and Canada. Crystal Ridge Partners is based in Maplewood, New Jersey.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 5 of 5
Sector (Consumer Products) 1 of 1
Type (Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)) 3 of 3
State (New York) 2 of 2
Country (United States) 5 of 5
Year (2007) 3 of 3
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2007-01-15 Plus One

New York, New York, United States

Plus One provides fitness and well-being services to clients across a broad range of industries, driving employee engagement in health and wellness programs. Plus One was founded in 1986 and is based in New York City.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-05-01 Brooks Provisions

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Brooks Provisions, Inc. is a wholesale food distribution throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Brooks has been providing quality and value-priced items in protein, deli, dry and frozen goods to over 2000 clients

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