Case Study

Mud Pie, LLC has been acquired by Management shareholders

Mud Pie, LLC’s management have led the leveraged recapitalization used to fund the repurchase of stock owned by private equity firm Lineage Capital, LLC with Senior Secured and Senior Subordinated debt facilities provided by Suntrust Bank, Fifth Third Bank and Monroe Capital. This transaction returned 100% control to the Miller family, the founders of the business and current CEO and CFO. Financial details have not been disclosed.

Judd Miller & Co., Inc., doing business as Mud Pie, designs and manufactures baby and pet products, and gifts in the United States. It offers baby apparel, bibs, blankets, feeding sets, footwear, frames and albums, hair accessories, hats, jewelry, pacifier clips, socks, and toys. The company also provides cover ups, dresses, knitwear, pants, shorts, skirts, sleepwear, vests, and tunics; clutches, totes, cosmetic cases, bags, gloves, handbags, hats, scarves, and travel accessories; and seasonal, birthday, back to school, graduation, summer, sporting, and wedding gifts. In addition, it offers bottle toppers, bowls, butter dishes, cake stands, cheese markers, cheese sets, coasters, cocktail forks, cookie jars, cutting boards, drink ware and mugs, pitchers, plates, platters and trays, pot holders, serve bowls, soap pumps, spreaders, stationery, towels, and wine glasses. The company provides its products through a network of retailers. Judd Miller & Co., Inc. was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Stone Mountain, Georgia.

One of Oaklins' teams in the USA served as the exclusive financial advisor to Mud Pie, LLC in its debt recapitalization and repurchase of shares owned by minority investor Lineage Capital, LLC.

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James S. Grien

United States

Managing Director

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Craig M. Gibson

United States

Managing Director

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Kevin Atchue

United States

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Philip S. Krieger

United States

Managing Director

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Robert C. Grien

United States

Managing Director

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