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M&A has always been a big part of a consumer and retail company’s growth strategy. However, as competition gets tighter and demand for more purpose-driven brands increases, companies come to us not just for scale, but also to reshape their portfolios for a more customer-focused strategy. Whether you’re selling or buying a business, our deep expertise and established relationships in everything from e-commerce to innovative logistics will guide you toward success in closing the best deals.

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The Music People has been sold to JAM Industries
Consumer & Retail

The Music People has been sold to JAM Industries

JAM Industries, a subsidiary of DCC plc, has acquired The Music People (TMP), a musical instrument and pro-audio distributor.

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Plurison Inc. has been acquired by Vervent Audio Group, the holding company of Focal
Consumer & Retail | Private Equity

Plurison Inc. has been acquired by Vervent Audio Group, the holding company of Focal

Vervent Audio Group, the holding company of Focal and Naim Audio, has acquired its North-American exclusive dealer, Plurison Inc, based in Québec, Canada.

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Uncle Wally's has been acquired by Give & Go
Consumer & Retail | Food & Beverage | Private Equity

Uncle Wally's has been acquired by Give & Go

The private shareholders of Uncle Wally's have sold the company to Give & Go, a portfolio company of Thomas H. Lee Partners. Financial details have not been disclosed.

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“Over our two-decade history, Uncle Wally’s has achieved tremendous growth and market leadership in the muffin category due to our premium quality products and deep customer relationships. Central to our success has been the entrepreneurial spirit, passion and camaraderie of our management team and employees. We were pleased to welcome the Oaklins team into the Uncle Wally’s ‘family’ to help find the right home for our business and to work side-by-side with us on this important transaction. With Give & Go and Thomas H. Lee Partners, the team identified the ideal partner and we look forward to the next stage of growth for the Uncle Wally’s brand.”

Lou Avignone

CEO, Uncle Wally’s

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Oui Care ready to accelerate its development in France and abroad

DEAL FLASH: Oaklins’ team in France acted as financial advisor to Oui Care in this transaction. The team has supported the company’s growth for more than 10 years and was able to finalize a complex hybrid financing process combining equity and debt, and to bring on board key players, all in a market context deeply affected by the health crisis.

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