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February 2021

Royal Paper Featured in Tissue World Magazine for 2020 Record Year

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“2020 was a record year of growth for us. We expect 2021 to be the same” An entrepreneurial spirit gives Royal Paper the means to diversify and expand west to east across the complete range of private label products. Chief Executive Kevin Otero gives TWM an insight into the shifting manufacturing and retail trends during […]

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February 2021

Gridiron Capital Announces Colibri Group’s Expansion in Appraisal and Real Estate Education Services

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Colibri Group Marks its New Phase of Growth with the Strategic Acquisition of BrightPath Education Services NEW CANAAN, CT, February 11, 2021 –Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”), an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, is pleased to announce Colibri Group (“Colibri”), an education company with leading brands that provide learning […]

February 2021

Gridiron Capital’s Portfolio Company Leaf Home Solutions™ Expands Services with Three Direct-to-Consumer Acquisitions

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Thiel’s Home Solutions, Miracle Windows & Showers and Storm Tight Windows to Continue Offering Top-Quality Products and End-to-End Service as Part of the Leaf Home Solutions Family NEW CANAAN, CT, February 9, 2021 –Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”), an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, is pleased to announce their […]

January 2021

Gridiron Capital Promotes Nick Weido to Vice President

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NEW CANAAN, CT, January 26, 2021 – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”), an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, is pleased to announce that Nick Weido has been promoted to Vice President. Mr. Weido joined Gridiron Capital in 2019 as Senior Associate and was promoted to Vice President in 2021. […]

January 2021

Arun Banerjee and Brad Breslin Join AML RightSource

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NEW CANAAN, CT, January 21, 2021 – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”), an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, is pleased to announce that AML RightSource (“AMLRS” or “The Company”), the leading outsourced provider of Anti-Money Laundering (“AML”), Know Your Customer (“KYC”), and Bank Secrecy Act (“BSA”) compliance solutions, has […]

December 2020

Gridiron Capital Closes Fourth Fund Above Target at $1.35 Billion

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NEW CANAAN, CT, December 17, 2020 –Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital” or the “firm”), an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, is pleased to announce the closing of Gridiron Capital Fund IV and its affiliated Funds (“Gridiron IV”) at $1.35 billion, reaching its hard-cap. With a broad base of distinguished […]

December 2020

Gridiron Capital Announces Royal Paper’s Acquisition of Sun Paper, Strengthening Royal Paper’s National Capabilities

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NEW CANAAN, CT, December 3, 2020 –Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”), an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, is pleased to announce that Royal Paper, a leading vertically integrated private label consumer packaged goods company focused on tissue manufacturing, has acquired Sun Paper Company (“Sun Paper”), a top supplier of […]

November 2020

Gridiron Capital Invests in Partnership with GSM Outdoors

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NEW CANAAN, CT, November 17, 2020 – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”), an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, is pleased to announce an investment in Good Sportsman Marketing Outdoors (“GSM Outdoors” or the “Company”), a leader in the enthusiast sportsman and rugged outdoor industry that supplies a wide range […]

November 2020

Gridiron Capital Welcomes New Team Members As the Firm Continues to Grow in 2020

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NEW CANAAN, CT, November 3, 2020 – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”), a leading investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, is pleased to announce that Rachel Eichelberger, Brynn Jackel, and Ryan Shearmire have joined the firm as associates. In this role, they will focus on new investment opportunities, due diligence, […]

October 2020

Gridiron Capital Promotes Brad Skaf to Principal and Michelle Ginsberg to Controller

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NEW CANAAN, CT, October 20, 2020 –Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”), an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, is pleased to announce that Brad Skaf has been promoted to Principal and Michelle Ginsberg has been promoted to Controller. Mr. Skaf joined Gridiron Capital in 2016 as Senior Associate and was […]