BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Alliance Sports Group in its Sale to LKCM Headwater Investments
On August 1, 2017, Bollinger Industries, Inc. and subsidiaries, d/b/a Alliance Sports Group (“ASG" or the "Company"), was acquired by LKCM Headwater Investments (“LKCM”). BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to ASG.
About the Companies
Alliance Sports Group designs, sources, sells, and distributes a broad range of proprietary, highly recognized branded consumer products with a core focus and leadership position in handheld LED lighting. ASG’s products are known for their innovative designs, unique features, and high quality across the outdoor enthusiast and active lifestyle market. Since its founding in 1974, ASG has developed into a market-leading, scalable business selling high-quality and fully merchandised products primarily to independent retailers through its unique business-to-business sales model.
LKCM Headwater Investments is a Texas-based private investment partnership that seeks to partner with management teams to build highly successful companies. LKCM takes an operationally-minded approach and provides companies with the tools necessary to build market leaders with sustainable competitive advantages. LKCM Headwater Investments is an affiliated entity of Luther King Capital Management, an SEC-registered investment firm established in 1979 with over $13.1 billion of assets under management.
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