Sentry Group has been sold to Fortune Brands Home & Security
Lincoln International (“Lincoln”), a leading global mid-market investment bank, is pleased to announce that Sentry Group (“SentrySafe”) has been sold to Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc (NYSE: FBHS; “Fortune Brands”).
SentrySafe is the leading North American brand of fire-, water- and theft-resistant security safes, files, chests and other protective containers for residential and light commercial markets. Founded in 1930, the Company pioneered the fire- and water-resistant protective security container category in mass market, big box retailers through its innovative products, industry-leading go-to-market strategies and world class global supply chain.
Jim Brush, Chief Executive Officer at SentrySafe, commented, “Lincoln’s unique insights and in-depth understanding of our business model, drawn from the firm’s extensive experience in branded consumer goods, allowed them to share our story and value proposition in a highly compelling manner. Fortune Brands provides us with a tremendous growth platform and is the right strategic partner for SentrySafe moving forward.”
Lincoln acted as the exclusive sell-side advisor to SentrySafe, working closely with the management team and shareholders throughout the sale process. This included providing advisory expertise and managing the marketing, negotiation and due diligence phases of the transaction.
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