Bargain Barn, Inc.

Management Buyout of Owner

Founded in 1974, Bargain Barn, which operates as United Grocery Outlet and GO Grocery Outlet, is one of the largest close-out grocery outlets in the eastern United States.  The company operates 37 locations across Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia, Kentucky, and Alabama and specializes selling closeouts, factory seconds, irregulars, and close-dated products.

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Magnum Systems, Inc.

Management Buyout of Owners

Magnum Systems, Inc. is a leading designer and manufacturer of pneumatic conveying systems and packaging systems for powder and bulk solids through its Smoot and Taylor Products lines. The company’s customers process grain, seeds, cereals, sugar, flour, plastic pellets, plastic powder, sand, cement, fly ash, fertilizers, granulate chemicals and other bulk solids. Magnum is headquartered in Kansas City, Kansas and also has a facility in Parsons, Kansas. The two companies that were merged in 2000 to form Magnum were founded in 1960 and 1969.

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Belt Power, LLC

Management Buyout of Owner

Established in 1989, Belt Power is the Southeast’s leading value-added distributor and fabricator of conveyor belts, belting accessories, conveyer components as well as a full line of rubber, hose and gasket products. The company’s primary customers are in the food processing markets. Belt Power has its headquarters and main operations in Smyrna, GA (a suburb of Atlanta) and also has a facility in Charlotte, NC.

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Lamm Food Service, LLC

Management Buyout of Owner

Lamm Food Service, LLC is a full line foodservice distributor. The Company distributes food to institutions such as prisons, schools and hospitals throughout Louisiana. Lamm also distributes food into many local and regional retailers such as restaurants and small grocery and convenience stores. The Company is located in Lafayette, Louisiana and was founded in 1972.

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Douglas Machines Corp.

Management Buyout of Corporate Spin-off

Douglas Machines is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of stainless steel washing and sanitizing equipment and systems principally for Bakery, Food Processing, Food Service and Distribution industries.  Founded in 1979, Douglas is based in Clearwater, Florida.