Lincoln International Renders a Fairness Opinion to the Board of Tyden Group in Connection with its Acquisition of E.J. Brooks Company
CHICAGO, November 04, 2009 – Lincoln International, a leading global mid-market investment bank, today announced that it has rendered a fairness opinion to the Board of Tyden Group Holdings Corporation (“Tyden” or the “Company”) in connection with its acquisition of E.J. Brooks Company (“E.J. Brooks”). Tyden is a portfolio company of Crimson Investment, a private investment firm based in Palo Alto, California.
Headquartered in Circleville, Ohio, Tyden is a leading manufacturer of specialized security seals and specialized direct part marking equipment. Tyden’s products are used by a diverse group of customers around the world including Delta Air Lines, Cargill, Johnson & Johnson, UPS and Coca Cola, among others. The Company’s ball seal product is the most widely applied cargo seal in the world. Tyden maintains operations in North America, Europe and Asia.
E.J. Brooks, headquartered in Livingston, New Jersey and established in 1873, is a leading supplier of cargo security seals and utility related products. Crimson Investment and Tyden management believe that E.J. Brooks’ complementary customer base and product offerings will yield significant operational benefits for the combined business going forward.
Throughout the acquisition process, Lincoln International worked closely with Crimson Investment and Tyden, performing a comprehensive analysis and valuation of the Company, combined with E.J. Brooks, and provided a fairness opinion in connection with the transaction.
About Crimson Investment
Crimson Investment is an international private equity firm that focuses on middle-market companies capitalizing on the accelerating globalization trend within manufacturing and services industries. With offices in the U.S and Asia, Crimson provides a dedicated team of cross-border operating executives to assist portfolio companies in reaching their full global potential.
About Lincoln International
Lincoln International specializes in merger and acquisition advisory services, private capital raising, UK pensions advisory services and providing fairness opinions and valuations for leading organizations involved in mid-market transactions. With offices in Chicago, Frankfurt, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, New York, Paris, Tokyo and Vienna, and strategic partnerships with China Everbright in China and ICICI Securities, Inc. in India, Lincoln International has strong local knowledge and contacts in the key global economies. The organization provides clients with senior-level attention, in-depth industry expertise, and integrated resources. By being focused and independent, Lincoln International serves its clients without conflicts of interest. More information about Lincoln International can be obtained at www.lincolninternational.com.
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