GHC Specialty Brands LLC

401 South Wright Road,
Janesville, Wisconsin 53547
United States,
(608)754-7160

LSS provides distribution of safety and other products to more than 800,000 customers in North America. It reaches them through a variety of branded catalogs, flyers and Web sites targeted to specific niche markets. Customers represent all sizes and a range of sectors, including manufacturing, government and agriculture.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 7 - - - - - 7
vol $16M $16M
Sell (0.2/yr) # - 1 - - - - 1
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Largest Rand Material Handling Equipment Co., Inc.
$16M (2006-03-01)
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According to our data here at Mergr, GHC Specialty Brands has acquired 7 companies. It has also divested 1 asset.

GHC Specialty Brands’ largest acquisition to date was in 2006, when it acquired Rand Material Handling Equipment for $16M. GHC Specialty Brands has acquired in 3 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include distribution (58%) and retail (29%).

When analyzing the distribution sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 281 distribution companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 35 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 13 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic distribution acquirer over the past 3 years is Bunzl, with 17 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the distribution sector over the past 3 years is Advent International Corp. with 5 platform acquisitions.

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