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Transom Acquires HeathCo

heath nf1Transom Capital Group has acquired HeathCo from The Chamberlain Group, an operating company owned by The Duchossois Group.

heath nf11HeathCo is a provider of outdoor security lighting, door chimes and motion-activated decorative lighting products used in the residential repair and remodel markets.  The company’s HeathZenith brand of products are sold in more than 10,000 retail outlets worldwide including home centers, hardware stores, lighting showrooms, wholesale clubs and mass merchants. HeathCo was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Bowling Green, KY (www.heath-zenith.com).

The Duchossois Group is a privately held business formed in 1983 to manage companies owned by the Duchossois family. The principal operating companies of the group are The Chamberlain Group (garage door openers, and gate operators); Controlled Products Systems Group (perimeter access control systems); and Duchossois Capital Management (the family’s private investment firm). The Duchossois Group is led by Richard Duchossois and Craig Duchossois and is based outside of Chicago in Elmhurst, IL (www.duch.com)

Transom Capital Group invests in buyouts and turnarounds of companies with EBITDAs from $0 (turnaround situations) to $10 million. Sectors of interest include consumer products, media & entertainment, and industrial. The firm is based in Los Angeles (www.transomcapital.com).

Lincoln International (www.lincolninternational.com) was the exclusive financial advisor to The Chamberlain Group and HeathCo on this transaction.

© 2016 PEPD • Private Equity’s Leading News Magazine • 1-21-16

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