M&A Deal Summary

Encore Consumer Capital Acquires Full Sail Brewing

On March 9, 2015, private equity firm Encore Consumer Capital acquired beverage company Full Sail Brewing

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Encore Consumer Capital’s 2nd transaction in the Beverages sector.
  • This is Encore Consumer Capital’s 10th transaction in the United States.
  • This is Encore Consumer Capital’s 1st transaction in Oregon.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2015-03-09
Target Full Sail Brewing
Sector Beverages
Buyer(s) Encore Consumer Capital
Deal Type Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)

Target

Full Sail Brewing

Hood River, Oregon, United States
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Full Sail Brewing, Inc. is one of America’s original and major craft breweries, with beer sold under the Session and Full Sail brands. Full Sail Brewing, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is based in Hood River, Oregon.

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Buyer

Encore Consumer Capital

San Francisco, California, United States

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2005
PE ASSETS 600M USD
Size Middle-Market
Type Sector Focused
DESCRIPTION

Encore Consumer Capital is a specialist private equity firm focused on the food and consumer products industries. Specific areas of interest include food and beverage, health and beauty care, pet, automotive aftermarket, infant and children's products, and leisure products. Encore prefers companies in revenues of $10 - $100 million. It looks to invest $5 - $40 million. Encore generally invests in control situations but will consider select minority investments. Encore will not invest in restaurant-only or retail-only companies. Encore operates in partnership with Encore Associates, a strategic advisory firm. Encore Consumer Capital was formed in 2005 and is based in San Francisco.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 11 of 22
Sector (Beverages) 2 of 4
Type (Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)) 6 of 7
State (Oregon) 1 of 2
Country (United States) 10 of 21
Year (2015) 2 of 4
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-01-20 Van Law Food Products

Fullerton, California, United States

Van Law Food Products, Inc. is a producer of food products and manufacturer of liquid food products including salad dressings, sauces, marinades, syrups, beverage bases, and flavorings.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-04-30 Duke s Smoked Meats

United States

Thanasi Foods LLC is a maker of premium meat snacks, including Duke's® Smoked Shorty® Sausages and Duke's Brisket & Steak Strips. Focused on crafting the highest-quality smoked meat snacks available, the family-operated business refuses to take shortcuts and is committed to producing its products in small batches with real, whole ingredients, fresh never-frozen pork and chicken, 100% grass-fed beef, and authentic hardwood smoke pairings.

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