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BB&T Capital Markets Serves As Exclusive Financial Advisor to The Bargain Barn, Inc. in its Sale to Gen Cap Americai

Transaction summary

On October 1, 2017, The Bargain Barn, Inc. ("Bargain Barn" or the "Company") (d.b.a. United Grocery Outlet) was acquired by Gen Cap America. BB&T Capital Markets served as exclusive financial advisor to Bargain Barn.

About the companies

The Bargain Barn, Inc. (d.b.a United Grocery Outlet)

Founded in 1974, Bargain Barn operates 37 retail locations across Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia, Kentucky, and Alabama and currently has over 900 employees. Bargain Barn specializes in liquidating closeouts, factory seconds, irregulars, and overstocked products. Over its 43-year history, the Company has cultivated longstanding relationships with large food manufacturers and has established itself as a preferred solutions provider in the secondary market.

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Gen Cap America

Gen Cap America, Inc. is a Nashville-based private equity firm that provides equity for management buyouts, division spinoffs, and recapitalizations of profitable, well-established lower middle market businesses.

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