BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Trademark Games Holdings, LLC in its Sale to Bertram Capital
On October 31, 2016, Trademark Games Holdings, LLC (“Trademark” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Blue Point Capital Partners (“Blue Point”), was acquired by Bertram Capital. BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to Trademark.
About the Companies
Headquartered in Lorain, OH, Trademark is a rapidly growing provider of a wide selection of high-quality, Company-branded products to the top online retailers via its outstanding fulfillment and distribution capabilities, including direct-to-consumer drop-shipping. Trademark is an e-commerce market innovator and exclusively focuses on serving the top online retailers.
Blue Point is a private equity firm managing over $800 million in committed capital. With offices in Cleveland, Charlotte, Seattle and Shanghai, Blue Point’s geographical footprint allows it to establish relationships with local and regional entrepreneurs and advisors, while simultaneously providing the resources of an international firm. The Blue Point group has a 26-year track record of partnering with companies in the lower middle market to facilitate growth and transformative change. It is one of only a few middle market private equity firms with a presence in both the United States and China, which provides a distinct advantage for its portfolio companies. Blue Point typically invests in manufacturing, distribution and service businesses generating between $20 million and $200 million in revenue.
With over $850 million in committed capital, Bertram Capital is a private equity firm targeting investments in lower middle market companies. By supplying flexible investment capital and committing a wealth of operational and strategic resources to each investment, Bertram makes its core objective to move companies, management teams, and employees toward unlocking their full potential.
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