Lincoln Partners Represents American Securities Capital Partners in the Sale of Anthony International to Aurora Capital Group
Chicago, Illinois - American Securities Capital Partners, LLC, a New York-based private-equity investment firm, has completed the sale of Anthony International, one of its portfolio companies, to Aurora Capital Group. Lincoln Partners initiated this transaction, assisted in the negotiations, and served as the lead financial advisor to American Securities Capital Partners and Anthony International. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Based in San Fernando, CA, Anthony International has annual sales in excess of $100 million and is the market leader in the commercial refrigerated glass door industry. The company's customers include supermarkets, warehouse clubs, convenience stores, gas stations, drug stores, campgrounds and other businesses.
"We are excited about our new partnership with Aurora Capital Group," said Jeffrey Clark, President and CEO of Anthony International. "Their operating expertise and capital commitment will help us meet our growth plans and continue our position as the market leader in refrigerated door systems."
Commenting specifically on the transaction, David L. Horing, Managing Director of American Securities Capital Partners said, "Lincoln Partners superbly managed all facets of this transaction. The senior-level attention dedicated to this process, coupled with the expert execution of all transaction details, produced an optimal result for all parties involved."
About American Securities Capital Partners
American Securities Capital Partners, LLC, is the private-equity investment arm of American Securities, a family office founded in 1947 by the late William Rosenwald to manage his share of his family's Sears Roebuck fortune. American Securities Capital Partners is currently investing its third private-equity investment fund with outside investors, and manages over $1 billion of equity capital on a discretionary basis. Additional information is available at the firm's Web site, www.american-securities.com.
About Lincoln Partners
Lincoln Partners is the second largest investment bank headquartered in Chicago, specializing in middle-market mergers and acquisitions, private capital raising and financial recovery for global clients. The firm's fundamental commitment is to complete assignments on the best terms for clients by committing hands-on attention, ingenuity and significant expertise to every transaction.