2016 News

Ancor sells Fleuron to Rowley Company

Ancor Capital Partners is pleased to announce the sale of Dallas-based Fleuron Enterprises to Gastonia, North Carolina-based Rowley Company. Fleuron is a leading provider of premium drapery hardware to the design trade and operates under four brands: The Finial Company; Paris Texas Hardware; Gould New York, and; Components. “Over the course of our ownership, we were able to make two significant acquisitions, including Paris Texas...
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Merit and Ancor sell Bakewise Brands to Yamazaki Baking Co.

Ancor Capital Partners and Merit Capital Partners are pleased to announce the sale of Macedon, New York-based Bakewise Brands to Yamazaki Baking Co., Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo. Merit and Ancor established Bakewise Brands in 2010 as the corporate identity for Fleischer’s Bagels, Inc., which they acquired in 2005, and Tom Cat Bakery, which they acquired in 2008. Fleischer’s, based in Macedon, New York, was founded...
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Ancor acquires DuvaSawko

Ancor Capital Partners is pleased to announce the acquisition of DuvaSawko, a boutique emergency-physician owned and operated revenue-cycle and practice-management company predominantly serving emergency physician groups and hospital-based emergency departments. Headquartered in Ormond Beach, Fla., the company was established in 1998 by CEO Charles Duva, MD, FACEP, and Vice President and CIO William Sawko, MD, FACEP, because billing companies largely were not attentive to emergency...
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Ancor founders publish “A Better Way” to share lessons learned

Ancor Capital’s two founders, Randy Keene and Tim McKibben, have written “A Better Way: Four essential elements for creating a values-driven culture in your business.” Published earlier this year and now available through Amazon, the book tells the story of how often business leaders focus on the wrong things. They spend countless hours building strategies, analyzing numbers, and putting out personnel fires. They go home...
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Ancor sells Liguria Foods

Ancor Capital Partners is pleased to announce the sale of Liguria Foods, Inc., a portfolio company, to CTI Foods, a portfolio company of Thomas H. Lee Partners and Goldman Sachs & Co. Ancor, along with co-investor Brown Brothers Harriman Capital Partners (BBH), acquired Liguria Foods in 2008 as a part of a spin-out of a division of a larger publicly held company. Founded in 1974...
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