Investment Summary

Exits W.C. Wood

On May 21, 2009, invested in consumer products company W.C. Wood from Red Diamond Capital

Investment Highlights
  • This is transaction in the Consumer Products sector.
  • This is transaction in Canada.
  • This is transaction in Ontario.
Investment Fate
  • W.C. Wood was sold to a strategic buyer in 2009.

Investment Summary

Date 2009-05-21
Target W.C. Wood
Sector Consumer Products
Sellers(s) Red Diamond Capital
Deal Type Bankruptcy

Target

W.C. Wood

Guelph, Ontario, Canada
W.C. Wood Company, Inc. is a producer and marketer of consumer and commercial appliances, including chest and upright freezers, refrigerators and dehumidifiers. The company has three production facilities in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Red Diamond Capital

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2002
PE ASSETS 180M USD
Size Small
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Red Diamond Capital is an independent private equity fund that invests in middle market manufacturing, distribution and service companies generating revenues at least $25 million with $5 million of EBITDA . Other areas of interest include specialty chemicals, food and consumer products, machinery and industrial products, building products, plastics and packaging, distribution and logistics, outsourced business services, and medical manufacturing. Red Diamond seeks to invest between $10 and $35 million of equity in each platform company. Target transaction types include management buyouts, recapitalizations, leveraged build-ups, and growth capital financings. Red Diamond is funded by and partnered with the Mitsubishi Corporation of Japan. Red Diamond was formed in 2002 and is based in New York City.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 4 of 6
Sector (Consumer Products) 1 of 1
Type (Bankruptcy) 1 of 1
State (Ontario) 1 of 1
Country (Canada) 1 of 1
Year (2009) 2 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2009-02-17 Avon Automotive Holdings

Cadillac, Michigan, United States

Avon Automotive is a global manufacturer of engineered rubber and polymer products with four primary product lines: fuel hose; coolant hose; air hose; and vibration management systems. The company serves the automotive, heavy truck, small engine and recreational vehicle industries in North America and Europe.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-05-16 InterFlex Group

Wilkesboro, North Carolina, United States

InterFlex Group, Inc. is a provider of flexible packaging solutions to sophisticated global consumer product customers. It offers a service-focused flexible packaging converter, providing value-added printing, waxing and lamination services for food and packaged goods applications on a just-in-time basis. InterFlex Group was founded in 1975 and is based in Wilkesboro, North Carolina.

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