TRANSOM CAPITAL GROUP DIVESTS ICONIC AMPEG BRAND

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The parent company of such innovative legacy brands as Mackie, EAW and Martin Audio, LOUD Audio, LLC has concluded the sale of the heralded and historic family of Ampeg bass amps and pedals to Yamaha Guitar Group, Inc. Woodinville, WA—May 10, 2018 – LOUD Audio, LLC (LOUD), a portfolio company of Transom Capital Group, today announced that it has sold …

TRANSOM CAPITAL GROUP PROMOTES JUSTIN GILSON TO VICE PRESIDENT

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(Los Angeles, May 1st, 2018) Transom Capital Group (“Transom”) is pleased to announce the promotion of Justin Gilson to Vice President. The promotion follows the successful closing of Transom Capital’s third fund, Transom Capital Fund III, LP with $300 million of capital commitments. Justin joined Transom in 2015 and is responsible for evaluating new investment opportunities, completing due diligence, executing …

Transom Capital Appoints John Maier to Board of Directors at LOUD Audio, LLC

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WOODINVILLE, Wash. (March 21, 2018) Transom Capital Group (“Transom”), a Los Angeles-based, private equity firm, announces the appointment of John Maier to the Board of Directors at LOUD Audio, LLC. “John is an experienced and successful music industry executive and it’s great to have him join the Board at LOUD,” said Ty Schultz, Transom Managing Partner. “We have known John …

Transom Capital Group Promotes James Oh to Partner

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(Los Angeles, January 16, 2018) Transom Capital Group (“Transom”) is pleased to announce the promotion of James Oh to Partner and member of the Investment Committee. James joined Transom in 2015 and is responsible for sourcing investment opportunities, conducting due diligence, executing transactions, and monitoring portfolio companies including financial/operational oversight and capital structure management. He currently serves on the board …

Transom Capital Group Raises $300 Million in Capital Commitments for Fund III

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LOS ANGELES, January 9, 2018 — Transom Capital Group (“Transom”), a Los Angeles-based, private equity firm, announces the first and final closing of Transom Capital Fund III, LP (“Fund III”) with $300 million of capital commitments. Fund III reached its hard-cap in two months and was substantially oversubscribed from its initial $250 million target and $300 million hard-cap. “Fund III …

TRANSOM CAPITAL ACQUIRES A.T. CROSS COMPANY

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Nation’s oldest and largest manufacturer of writing instruments poised for expansion LOS ANGELES (November 16, 2017) Transom Capital Group today announced it has acquired the assets of A.T. Cross Company (“Cross”), a leading manufacturer of fine writing instruments and related accessories. The new company, which owns and operates the Cross® and Sheaffer® brands, will be led by the incumbent management team, …

Transom Capital Acquires Brands, including Mackie, Ampeg, EAW and Martin Audio, from LOUD Technologies, Inc.

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LOS ANGELES, (October 16, 2017) Transom Capital Group today announced it has acquired all brands from LOUD Technologies, Inc., including the Mackie®, Ampeg®, EAW®, and Martin Audio® brands. The new company will be called LOUD Audio, LLC (“LOUD”) and be led by the executives of LOUD Technologies, ensuring continuity with product development, distribution and the supply chain but with new capital to …

Transom Capital Group Completes Sale of American Driveline Systems

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LOS ANGELES, Calif., October 5, 2017– Transom Capital Group today announced the sale of American Driveline Systems (ADS) to Icahn Enterprises through a wholly-owned subsidiary. Founded in 1963 and headquartered in Horsham, Penn., ADS is the franchisor of AAMCO and Cottman Transmission & Total Auto Care brands. AAMCO and Cottman are the #1 and #2 transmission repair retail chains in …

ShelterLogic Corporation Acquires Outdoor Products Division of Transom Bravo Holdings Corp.

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Santa Fe Springs, CA (September 11, 2017) — Transom Bravo Holdings Corp. (“Bravo Sports” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Transom Capital Group and global leader in the recreational and sporting goods markets, announces the divestiture of its Outdoor Products Division (“Outdoor Division”) to ShelterLogic Corporation. The Outdoor Division is a designer, innovator, manufacturer and marketer of shade canopies, …

TRANSOM CAPITAL GROUP ACQUIRES AMERICAN DRIVELINE SYSTEMS (ADS), PARENT COMPANY OF AAMCO AND COTTMAN TRANSMISSION & TOTAL AUTO CARE FRANCHISORS

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HORSHAM, Pa. (January 5, 2017) — Transom Capital Group (“Transom”) announced today the acquisition of American Driveline Systems (ADS) from American Capital, Ltd. [Nasdaq: ACAS]. ADS is the franchisor of the AAMCO and Cottman Transmission & Total Car Care brands. With nearly 700 franchisee owned and operated locations, AAMCO and Cottman Transmission are the #1 and #2 transmission repair retail …