NEWSSeptember 14th 2010

Impact Products, LLC Sold to The Pritzker Group



It was announced yesterday that Hampshire Equity Partners has sold its portfolio company, Impact Products, to The Pritzker Group. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Lincoln International represented Hampshire Equity Partners in the sale of Impact Products. Lincoln specializes in merger and acquisition advisory services, private capital raising, and restructuring advice on mid-market transactions. Lincoln also provides fairness opinions, valuations and pension advisory services on a wide range of transaction sizes. The firm has ten offices in Asia, Europe and North America, and strategic partnerships with institutions in China and India. The firm is based in Chicago, IL (

Impact Products is a supplier of branded and private label non-chemical commercial cleaning, maintenance and related products. Its products, which include a full suite of janitorial products, including floorcare products, waste receptacles, washroom accessories and safety products, serve a diverse set of end-markets including commercial cleaning, industrial services, healthcare, government, schools, office buildings, hospitality and foodservice. The company is based in Toledo, OH (

Hampshire Equity Partners invests from $10 million to $25 million in companies with annual sales of $25 million to $150 million and EBITDA of $3 million to $15 million. The firm is industry agnostic but has particular interest in the following sectors: basic manufacturing; media and telecommunications; specialty retailing; healthcare; business services; and consumer products. Since founding in 1990 the firm has invested over $730 million of equity capital in 40 portfolio companies and is currently investing capital from its third investment fund. Hampshire Equity Partners is located in Greenwich, CT (

(investment led by Wincove partners at prior firm)

Reprinted from Professional Equity Digest