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June 2019

Gridiron Capital’s Kallie Hapgood Featured in McGuire Woods Women in PE Profile

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Women in Private Equity to Know: Kallie Hapgood The interview below is part of an ongoing effort by McGuireWoods to profile women leaders in private equity. Kallie Hapgood is a managing director at Gridiron Capital , an investment firm based in New Canaan, Conn., that is focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs and management teams, […]

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May 2019

Gridiron Capital Partners With Colibri Group

New Canaan, CT, May 2, 2019 – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”) is pleased to announce an investment in Colibri Group (“Colibri” or the “Company”), a leading national provider of online learning solutions for licensed professionals operating in regulated end markets. Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, Colibri Group operates a family of brands dedicated to […]

April 2019

Gridiron Capital Announces Partnership with Jacent Strategic Merchandising

New Canaan, CT, April 25, 2019 – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”) is pleased to announce an investment in Jacent Strategic Merchandising (“Jacent” or the “Company”), the leading supplier and service provider of impulse merchandising solutions to the grocery, mass, drug and e-commerce retail channels. Headquartered in Huntington Valley, PA, Jacent was formed in 2016 […]

April 2019

Gridiron Capital Partners With Remington Products Company

New Canaan, CT, April 22, 2019 – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”) is pleased to announce an investment in Remington Products Company (“Remington Products” or the “Company”). Remington Products is a leading specialty designer and manufacturer of branded and private label orthotic solutions, including foot beds/insoles, foot care products, orthopedic braces, sports supports and safety/ergonomic products. […]

February 2019

LeafFilter Launches Leaf Home Safety Solutions

Hudson, OH & New Canaan, CT, February 22, 2019 – Gridiron Capital is excited to announce that LeafFilterTM, the largest gutter protection solutions company in the world, announced the launch of Leaf Home Safety SolutionsTM, a direct-to-consumer business that transforms homes into safe and stylish environments through high-quality accessibility solutions that improve the lives of […]

January 2019

Gridiron Capital Completes Sale of QSI Facilities​

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New Canaan, CT, January 3, 2019 — Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”), a private investment firm, is pleased to announce the completion of the previously announced sale of Quality Solutions, Inc. (“QSI” or the “Company”), a leading asset light facilities management provider, to Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK), a leading global real estate services firm. The […]

December 2018

Gridiron Capital Continues Digital, Data, and Artificial Intelligence Capability Build

New Canaan, CT, December 13, 2018 — Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”) continues to invest in its capabilities in digital marketing, data analytics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning to boost its portfolio companies’ capabilities. Gridiron Capital is pleased to announce the addition of John Nives as Operating Partner. Mr. Nives brings additional expertise in Digital, Predictive Analytics, […]

November 2018

Gridiron Capital to Sell QSI Facilities

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New Canaan, CT, November 29, 2018 — Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”), a private investment firm, is pleased to announce Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK), a leading global real estate services firm, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Quality Solutions, Inc. (“QSI” or the “Company”), a leading asset light facilities management provider. The acquisition of […]

November 2018

Gridiron Capital Announces Partnership with Royal Paper

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New Canaan, CT, November 6, 2018 – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”) is pleased to announce an investment in Royal Paper (or the “Company”), a private label consumer packaged goods company providing a broad range of tissue products to blue chip customers both in the At-Home and Away-from-Home markets. Headquartered in Phoenix, AZ, Royal Paper […]

August 2018

Gridiron Capital featured in the Nashville Business Journal

Choosing the Right Investment Firm: A How-To for Founders and Business Leaders By Andrea Williams August 10, 2018 Reports of companies landing eight- to nine-figure capital investments are enough to have any cash-strapped or growth-driven founder clamoring for a piece of the equity pie. And while some entrepreneurs may, indeed, develop an asset that is […]