Fort Dearborn Company, a supplier of cut & stack, pressure sensitive, roll-fed and shrink sleeve labels, and a portfolio company of KRG Capital Partners, has completed the acquisition of FetterGroup’s paint & coating labels business.
KRG made its initial investment in Fort Dearborn Company in August 2010 and the acquisition of FetterGroup’s paint & coatings label business represents the 179th investment for KRG since its inception.
Fetter’s paint & coating labels business is one of the largest label providers to the paint and coatings industry. The business is based in Louisville, KY (www.fettergroup/paint).
Fort Dearborn Company is a supplier of high-impact decorative labels for the beverage, food, household products, nutraceutical, paint and coatings, personal care, private label/retail and spirits markets. The company provides cut & stack, pressure sensitive, roll-fed and shrink sleeve labels across multiple print technologies including digital, flexographic, offset lithographic and rotogravure. Headquartered in Elk Grove, IL the company has ten operating divisions in North America and approximately 1,200 employees (www.fortdearborn.com).
KRG specializes in acquiring and recapitalizing unique and profitable middle-market companies. Since inception, KRG has invested in 45 platform companies and has completed 134 add-on acquisitions for those platforms. Founded in 1996, KRG has over $4 billion of capital under management and is based in Denver (www.krgcapital.com).
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