EiKO Global, LLC | Stephens

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EiKO Global, LLC

Value Not Disclosed 06/13/2018 Specialty Distribution Complete
Lead Banker: Brad Yates
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Transaction Details

  • Inverness Graham, a private investment firm based in suburban Philadelphia, announced on June 13, 2018 the acquisition of EiKO Global, LLC (“EiKO” or the “Company”) from Stephens Capital Partners and Charter Oak Equity
  • EiKO is the initial acquisition within a broader LED lighting platform‐build initiative at Inverness Graham
  • Headquartered in Shawnee, Kansas, EiKO distributes its branded innovative LED lamps and fixtures globally and its fulfillment platform supports its distributor customers with same-day shipments and two-day turnarounds to meet customers’ needs in North America
  • The Company has more than 1,700 U.S. customers serving industrial and commercial end-markets
  • Stephens Inc. served as exclusive financial advisor to EiKO in the transaction

About the company

EiKO Global

For 40 years, EiKO Global, LLC has delivered the industry's best lighting products. Carrying over 5,000 SKUs and the broadest selection of any manufacturer in its class, EiKO is committed to providing innovative products, unique solutions and unmatched support to its customers. For more information, visit https://www.eiko.com/.

Inverness Graham

Headquartered in Newtown Square, PA, Inverness Graham is an operationally focused private investment firm with over $500 million of assets under management. Inverness Graham acquires high growth, innovative manufacturing and services companies. Founded by senior executives of the Graham Group, a family owned multi-national industrial concern, they bring unparalleled resources developed over a 50-year operating history to support their portfolio of companies. Inverness Graham partners with businesses to provide the financial and operational support necessary to accelerate growth while enabling owners to achieve their key liquidity objectives. For more information, visit http://www.invernessgraham.com/.

About Stephens Capital Partners

Stephens Capital Partners LLC (“SCP”) is the principal investing arm of the Warren A. Stephens family and an affiliate of Stephens Inc. SCP identifies opportunities to work with industry-leading management teams with a long-term perspective. SCP provides companies with capital for purposes of growth, recapitalization and leveraged buyouts.

About Charter Oak Equity

Charter Oak Equity and its predecessor funds have invested in private equity since 1992. Charter Oak focuses on niche manufacturing, packaging, medical products & services, specialty chemicals, consumer products and financial services companies up to $150 million in enterprise value. To date, over $500 million in control-oriented capital has been invested in 30 portfolio companies through over 50 acquisitions. For more about Charter Oak Equity please go to www.charteroak-equity.com

Sources: Company documents and Stephens Inc. internal data.
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