BandMerch/Cinder Block Acquires Topspin Media to Create Online Music Merchandise Powerhouse

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Los Angeles, CA (April 1, 2014) – Transom Capital Group announced today that its entertainment licensing and merchandising businesses, BandMerch and Cinder Block, have acquired Topspin Media, the leading eCommerce platform for the music industry. The combined companies boast a world-renowned roster of sports and music entertainment artists, including The Who, Manchester United, Black Veil Brides, Asking Alexandria, Kid Rock, …

Merchandisers Work In Concert

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Los Angeles (March 24, 2014) — Rock ‘n’ roll merchandising is a tough business. So in an effort to drum up more profits, two locally run firms that had been competing have merged to create a higher-volume music merchandising comany, BandMerch. The Burbank company was created this month when concert promoter AEG Live on the Miracle Mile sold its BandMerch division …

AEG Live and Transom Capital Group Announce Merger of BandMerch and Cinder Block to Create Largest Independent Merchandising Company in United States

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 Los Angeles, CA (February 27, 2014) – AEG Live and Transom Capital Group announced today that it will merge their entertainment licensing and merchandising businesses, BandMerch and Cinder Block, into a standalone entity creating the largest, full-service independent entertainment merchandising company in the United States. The combined company will be home to the largest names in sports and music entertainment …

Transom Capital Group Completes Sale of Uncle Milton Industries

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Los Angeles, CA – February, 20 2014 Transom Capital Group today announced the sale of Uncle Milton Industries, Inc. to KCB Management. The sale of Uncle Milton represents Transom Capital’s second successful exit within the last twelve months. Founded in 1946, Uncle Milton creates, develops and markets science and nature-based toys that inspire imagination and learning in children of all ages. Uncle Milton’s …

Transom Capital Group Completes Sale of Blue Microphones

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Los Angeles, Calif., July 23, 2013 – Transom Capital Group today announced the sale of Baltic Latvian Universal Electronics, LLC (dba Blue Microphones) to The Riverside Company. Blue Microphones represents the first exit from Transom Capital Fund I, LP. Founded in 1995, Blue is a rapidly growing developer and marketer of premium quality microphones for professionals and consumers. The Company …

Transom Capital Group Acquires ONE Industries

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San Diego, Calif., July 10, 2013 – Los Angeles-based private equity firm Transom Capital Group announced today that it has acquired ONE Industries, a pioneer in the action sports industry since 1997. The transaction will allow ONE Industries to expand its position as a leader in the motocross and mountain bike industries and continue to develop award-winning products. The company …

Blue Microphones Acquires the Assets of Summit Audio Inc

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(Los Angeles, CA – April 1, 2011) Blue Microphones (www.bluemic.com), a leading innovator in audio technology and design, has acquired the assets of Summit Audio Inc. (www.summitaudio.com), manufacturer of high-end signal processors and mic preamps. “Acquiring Summit was a natural next step for Blue as we continue to grow and expand our studio and live microphone lines. Now, supplemented with …

Transom Capital Group Acquires Uncle Milton Industries, Inc.

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Westlake Village, Calif., June 8, 2010 ‐ Los Angeles‐based private equity firm Transom Capital Group announced today that it has acquired Uncle Milton Industries, Inc., a pioneer in the toy industry whose flagship product, the Ant Farm® , has been a staple in homes and classrooms for over 50 years. The transaction will allow Uncle Milton to expand its position as the …

Blue Microphones Hires John Maier to Lead Expansion

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Blue Microphones, a leading innovator in microphone technology and design based in Westlake Village, Calif., has hired industry veteran John Maier (pictured) as Chief Executive Officer. Maier makes the move after nearly seven years as CEO of TC Group Americas, working with such brands as Tannoy, TC Electronic, Lab.gruppen, TC-Helicon, Dynaudio Acoustics and Linn Electronics. Maier joins Blue with the …

Cinder Block Joins Forces with Transom Capital Group

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OAKLAND, Calif., July 28, 2009 – Cinder Block, Inc., a leading independent entertainment merchandise company announced today that it has been acquired by Transom Capital Group, a Los Angeles based private equity firm. The acquisition will allow Cinder Block to dramatically expand its customer base, deepen relationships with artists, and offer new services that support the quickly evolving needs of …