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November 2019

Gridiron Partners with Housatonic Habitat for Humanity to Build Homes for Veterans

DANBURY, CT, November 11, 2019 – Gridiron Capital is partnering with Housatonic Habitat for Humanity, the local housing nonprofit, to build homes for Veterans and their families. According to Housatonic Habitat for Humanity’s Executive Director Fran Normann, “We are pleased to announce a new collaboration with Gridiron Capital of New Canaan who will act as the […]

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November 2019

Gridiron Capital Continues to Build on Information and Process Technology, Digital, Data and AI Capabilities

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NEW CANAAN, CT, November 7, 2019 – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”), a leading investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, is pleased to announce that Jeff Steinhorn has joined the firm’s team as an Operating Partner. Gridiron Capital continues to invest in its capabilities in information and process technology, digital […]

September 2019

Gridiron Capital Promotes Chris King and Doug Rosenstein to Principal

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NEW CANAAN, CT, September, 17, 2019 – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”) is pleased to announce that Chris King and Doug Rosenstein have been promoted to Principal. Mr. King and Mr. Rosenstein both joined Gridiron Capital in 2015 as senior associates and were promoted to vice president in 2016 and Principal in 2019. Chris is […]

July 2019

Gridiron Capital Named A Top Private Equity Firm For Entrepreneurs

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Gridiron Capital, LLC is pleased to announce that the firm has been named to Inc.’s inaugural list of top founder-friendly private equity firms. Tom Burger, Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Gridiron, commented, “We are honored by Inc. Magazine’s recognition. Gridiron is a different kind of investment firm. As former founders, members of our own family […]

May 2019

Gridiron Capital Partners With Colibri Group

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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

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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

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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 […]

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, […]

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 […]