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Delaware Valley Floral Group has been acquired by Staple Street Capital

The owners of Delaware Valley Floral Group, Inc. (DVFG) have sold the company to Staple Street Capital.

Founded in 1959 by the Wilkins family, Delaware Valley Floral Group is a third-generation family-owned business, and the family will continue to hold a significant stake post-close. DVFG offers the industry’s broadest assortment of fresh cut flowers and floral supplies to thousands of independent retail florists and supermarket customers. Headquartered in Sewell, New Jersey, the group leverages a regional hub-and-spoke distribution network, comprised of 11 strategically located distribution centers, combined with cold chain infrastructure and multi-state direct store delivery capabilities to serve as a mission critical partner to its suppliers and customers.

Headquartered in New York City, Staple Street Capital is a private equity firm with approximately US$900 million of capital under management which invests in market-leading businesses where there are transformational opportunities to create value.

Oaklins TM Capital in the US served as the exclusive financial advisor to Delaware Valley Floral Group, Inc. in its sale to Staple Street Capital.

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“On behalf of all of us here at DVFG, please accept our sincerest appreciation for helping us achieve a very positive outcome for our Shareholders and our future. We are thankful we chose Oaklins TM Capital to assist us through this process, and that was reinforced through every episode and experience we shared together. From the beginning you represented us better than we could have represented ourselves. It was always reassuring to know you were in our corner; we grew accustomed to your impeccable attention to detail. You masterfully managed all of us through many complex situations. We were fortunate and privileged to have you as part of our team. In short, this could not have happened without you!”

Jack Chidester

CEO, Delaware Valley Floral Group, Inc.

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 James S. Grien

James S. Grien

Managing Director
Atlanta, United States
Oaklins TM Capital
 Michael S. Goldman

Michael S. Goldman

Managing Director
New York, United States
Oaklins TM Capital
 Michael L. Bauman

Michael L. Bauman

Associate Director
New York, United States
Oaklins TM Capital
 Ariel  Fieldman

Ariel Fieldman

Associate
New York, United States
Oaklins TM Capital
 Claire  Nam

Claire Nam

Analyst
New York, United States
Oaklins TM Capital

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