SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Encore Consumer Capital recently concluded a banner year, completing six
new platform investments, two add-on acquisitions, one strategic exit,
and the closing of the firm’s third committed equity fund.
Said Encore Managing Director Robert Brown, “Our firm demonstrated its
resourcefulness time and again, partnering with eight owner-operated
businesses spanning branded packaged goods, food ingredients, private
label, and contract manufacturing. The leaders of these companies, in
sectors as diverse as organic foods, prestige beauty, craft brewing, and
healthy snacking, each chose Encore as a partner in their future growth.”
2015 also marked the successful sale of Encore’s produce distribution
platform, FreshKO Produce Services, Inc., to C&S Wholesale Grocers,
Inc., and Encore closed its third fund, Encore Consumer Capital Fund
III, LP, at a hard cap of $260 million.
About Encore Consumer Capital
Encore Consumer Capital is a San Francisco-based private equity
investment firm focused on the consumer products industry. The firm has
raised over $600 million in committed equity capital and has invested in
24 platform companies. Encore is currently investing out of its $260
million third fund, which closed in 2015. The firm targets companies
with between $10 million and $100 million in annual revenues where
Encore’s strong operating expertise in strategy development, brand
marketing and distribution expansion can help drive performance.
Encore Consumer Capital
Raigan Roy, 415-296-9850