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Minneapolis, MN – April 2012. Spell Capital has announced that it has sold its portfolio company, Arctic Fox, in a transaction that returned over 4.5 times its investment. Spell acquired Arctic Fox on April 2007 and during the five years of Spell’s ownership, the company grew from $13.7 million in sales with an EBITDA of $2.8 million to $29.7 million in sales with an EBITDA of $8.1 million.
Arctic Fox, based in Delano Minnesota, is a leading global supplier of proprietary fuel and fluid heating products. Including heating systems and related components primarily for original equipment manufacturers in the heavy truck, off-highway equipment, oil and gas, power sports and other industrial markets.
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Spell Capital Private Equity is engaged in the acquisition of controlling interests in well-managed, historically profitable industrial manufacturing businesses. We use our deep expertise in acquisitions and financing to collaborate with management and grow the businesses in which we invest – both internally and through add-on acquisitions.
About Spell Capital Mezzanine
Spell Capital Mezzanine provides subordinated debt and non-control equity to businesses in a variety of industries across the United States. We finance leveraged acquisitions backed by lower middle-market private equity sponsors, management and family driven ownership transitions, add-on acquisitions, recapitalizations and growth initiatives.