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17th November 2017
The merger and takeover activities in the food service sector are accelerated by a transaction between two top 30 equipment and accessories dealers.
Edward Don & Company, a Woodridge, Illinois-based catering equipment and supplies distributor, has acquired certain assets of the Atlanta Fixture and Sales Company. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Atlanta Fixture, also a catering equipment and supplies retailer, will operate as a division of Edward Don & Company and will remain under the leadership team of Ron Bruck, Bill Watson, Marty Levenstiem and Jess Logan.
This deal marks Edward Don & Company’s first acquisition since Vestar Capital Partners invested in March 2017. In 2016, Edward Don & Company had annual sales of $ 848.85 million, making it the third largest retailer of hospitality equipment and – needs of the country. FE&S ‘2017 Distribution Giants Study. Atlanta Fixture was the 28th largest retailer in the country with annual sales of $ 57.95 million.