Investment Summary

Exits Prince Sports

On August 16, 2012, invested in consumer products company Prince Sports from Lincolnshire Management

Investment Highlights
  • This is transaction in the Consumer Products sector.
  • This is transaction in the United States.
  • This is transaction in Georgia.

Investment Summary

Date 2012-08-16
Target Prince Sports
Sector Consumer Products
Sellers(s) Lincolnshire Management
Deal Type Trade Sale

Target

Prince Sports

Atlanta, Georgia, United States
website
Prince Sports, Inc. is the premiere brand in racquet sports, having pioneered such revolutionary designs as the "oversized" and "longbody" racquets for tennis. The success of Prince in tennis has grown over the years to include a full range of products targeting all major racquet sports including, squash, racquetball and badminton.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER
DESCRIPTION

Lincolnshire Management, Inc. (LMI) is a private equity firm focused on acquiring small and mid-sized companies in partnership with management. LMI typically targets companies with the majority of business conducted within the US. Prospective companies also have cash-flows of $5 to $50 million and significant opportunities for growth, either internally or through acquisitions. Target transaction situations include corporate divestitures, selling shareholders, and owners desiring liquidity. Lincolnshire Management was formed in 1986 and has offices in New York City and Los Angeles.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 12 of 22
Sector (Consumer Products) 2 of 4
Type (Trade Sale) 1 of 1
State (Georgia) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 12 of 21
Year (2012) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-08-09 PADI

Rancho Santa Margarita, California, United States

PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) is a scuba diving certification, training and publishing company, serving diving instructors, retailers and individual scuba divers. PADI was founded in 1966 and is based in Rancho Santa Margarita, California.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-08-27 True Temper Sports

Memphis, Tennessee, United States

True Temper Sports is a designer, manufacturer, and supplier of golf club shafts as well as performance sports products including hockey sticks, lacrosse stick handles and other equipment. True Temper manufactures both steel and graphite shafts and its brands include Dynamic Gold, Dynalite, Project X, Rifle, and Alloy Blue. True Temper Sports was founded in 1902 and is based in Memphis, Tennessee.

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