CounterPoint Capital Partners has completed the acquisition of Parts Now! from Svoboda Capital Partners. “This investment is a significant milestone for CounterPoint,” said Chris Iorillo, Managing Partner. “Our hands-on, front-line approach and operating expertise allowed us to quickly work through a variety of challenging issues and close this deal on the timeline we promised – less than thirty days from our selection as the buyer.”
Parts Now! is a distributor of OEM and refurbished consumable printer parts and related accessories. The company sells more than 6,000 products to a range of customers across the US. The company is based in Madison, WI (www.PartsNow.com).
“Parts Now has been at the forefront of its industry since its inception,” said Matthias Heilmann, CounterPoint partner and new CEO of Parts Now. “We are very proud of the company’s authorized distributor status with our critical partners and will be making several strategic and operating improvements to strengthen and expand these key partnerships.”
CounterPoint Capital Partners invest in lower-middle market companies headquartered throughout the United States and Canada with $10 million to $200 million in annual revenues. CounterPoint looks for complex situations caused by operational, succession, or financial challenges within a company or industry. The firm is based in Los Angeles (www.counterpointcp.com).
CounterPoint was represented by Rob Carlson of Paul Hastings (corporate, M&A, and tax) and Matthew Wrysinski of Alston & Bird (banking).
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