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fortressbrand.com

Founded Year

2012

Stage

Acq - Fin | Alive

About Fortress Brand

Fortress Brand offers a holistic approach to leading wellness, beauty, and apparel brands looking for an effortless solution to Amazon, both domestically and internationally.

Fortress Brand Headquarters Location

31 Howard Street

New York, New York, 10013,

United States

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Translink Corporate Finance Advised BlueThread Services On Their Partnership With RoofCARE

Aug 5, 2022

Translink Corporate Finance Advised BlueThread Services On Their Partnership With RoofCARE BlueThread Services (“BlueThread” or the “Company”), a market-leading roofing and exterior services group, announced that it has partnered with RoofCARE, LLC (“RoofCARE” or the “Company”), a premiere provider of roof repairs, renovation, installation and service for commercial and municipal properties in New Mexico. RoofCARE, headquartered in Albuquerque, NM., will join the BlueThread Services family to further develop their Southwestern U.S. footprint and augmenting the platform’s service, repair and maintenance focus. After being founded in 2008 in Albuquerque, RoofCARE’s leadership team, Louis Zaina and Alberto Garza, have expanded the company across the state of New Mexico with three additional locations in Las Cruces, Santa Fe, and Carlsbad. RoofCARE delivers a comprehensive roofing solution with a focus on extending the lifespan of roofs through inspections, repairs, maintenance and renovations. Built on a culture of excellence, safety, and professionalism, RoofCARE has established itself as New Mexico’s first choice for commercial and municipal roofing repair. Contact our Team Members advising in this transaction: Michael A. We use cookies on our website to give you the most relevant experience by remembering your preferences and repeat visits. By clicking “Accept All”, you consent to the use of ALL the cookies. However, you may visit "Cookie Settings" to provide a controlled consent. Privacy Overview This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. Out of these, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. 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Performance Performance cookies are used to understand and analyze the key performance indexes of the website which helps in delivering a better user experience for the visitors. Analytics Analytical cookies are used to understand how visitors interact with the website. These cookies help provide information on metrics the number of visitors, bounce rate, traffic source, etc. Advertisement Advertisement cookies are used to provide visitors with relevant ads and marketing campaigns. These cookies track visitors across websites and collect information to provide customized ads. Others Other uncategorized cookies are those that are being analyzed and have not been classified into a category as yet. Country BlueThread Services BlueThread Services is building the next market-leading roofing and exterior services group by partnering with top-tier companies. Seaside Equity Partners Seaside Equity Partners are a San Diego-based private equity firm focused on making control investments in leading providers of mission critical services in the Western U.S. Information on the seller Founded in Albuquerque in 2008, RoofCARE is a full-service commercial roofing contractor that focuses on cost-efficient, sustainable solutions that avoid premature roof replacement. Rationale for the transaction The partnership will further develop BlueThread Services Southwestern U.S footprint, augmenting the platform’s service, repair and maintenance focus. Transaction information Translink Corporate Finance in the US, Dinan and Company LLC, acted as the advisor to BlueThread Services, a portfolio company of Seaside Equity Partners on their partnership with RoofCARE. Operation Country Information on the buyer The PlanetHome Group is one of the leading real estate service providers in Germany and Austria with the core areas of brokerage and financing of residential real estate. With consolidated sales of EUR 115 million and over 700 employees at more than 100 locations, the company is a sought-after partner in Germany and Austria. Information on the seller Hamburg-based RENEWA GmbH is a holistic provider of energy consulting. The one-stop-shop concept includes renovation consulting, subsidy consulting and CO2 neutral real estate optimisation. RENEWA’s philosophy is to contribute to the German energy transition and to make it sustainable. Rationale for the transaction Transaction information Operation Country Information on the buyer Southern HVAC provides Air Conditioning, Heating, Electrical, and Plumbing repair and maintenance services throughout Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Texas, Kansas, and Missouri. Information on the seller Pro Plumbing offers high-quality plumbing, electrical, heating, and air conditioning services to homeowners throughout the Greensboro, Winston-Salem, High Point and Lexington and NC markets. Rationale for the transaction The acquisition of Pro Plumbing by Southern HVAC builds on their already established plumbing & air service company brand servicing the greater Piedmont Triad area. Transaction information Translink Corporate Finance in the US, Dinan and Company LLC, acted as the advisor Southern HVAC on the acquisition of Pro Plumbing Air & Electric. Operation Country Information on the buyer Sygnature Discovery is a leading independent integrated drug discovery and non-clinical services company. Private equity-backed, the company operates fully enabled research facilities in the UK, housing more than 400 research scientists (over 80% of whom hold a PhD), and has an office presence in Cambridge, MA, and South San Francisco, CA, in the US. Information on the seller Peak Proteins is a rapidly growing contract research organisation that provides three key services: tailor-made protein reagents, protein structure information using X-ray crystallography and protein mass spectrometry. Rationale for the transaction Transaction information Operation Vice- President David joined the Translink CF France team in January 2020. Since then, he has advised numerous industrialists and private equity sponsors in M&A and buy-out transactions. David worked for 5 years within the MAZARS Group as an auditor in Transaction Services. Through this experience, he has carried out numerous Vendor due diligence missions, business valuations and restructuring operations. He is a member of our food & beverage industry group. David is a graduate of Arts et Métiers Paris-Tech. × Translink Corporate Finance Advised Alvic, A Portfolio Company Of KKR And Artá Capital, On The Acquisition Of Stratagem Country Information on the buyer Alvic is a Spanish company with a global presence and a leader in the manufacturing and distribution of high-quality panels and furniture components for the furniture and decoration industry. They are present in over one hundred countries across five continents. Information on the seller Since 1987, Stratagem has offered a wide range of “decorative laminate” products. From classic colours to the latest design trends, Stratagem endeavors to present you with as complete a panel as possible, both in terms of decorations and finishes. Rationale for the transaction Stratagem will enable the Alvic Group to strengthen its offer of high-quality bespoke worktops in France and Spain in the first instance, before expanding the service to other markets. Transaction information Translink Corporate Finance advised Alvic, a portfolio company of KKR and Artá Capital, on the acquisition of Stratagem. Operation Analyst Arnaud joined Translink CF France in early 2022 after an experience at Siparex, French leader in private equity and PAX CF in M&A He holds a Master’s degree in Finance from EM Lyon. × Translink Corporate Finance Acted As The Advisor To Industrial Service Solutions In The Acquisition Of Servo South Country Information on the buyer Industrial Service Solutions (ISS) manufactures, supplies, installs, integrates, and services critical-to-process equipment for a broad range of industries. Their regional shops are fully equipped to repair and overhaul all process and rotating equipment types, brands, and applications. They also provide nationwide field services through our in-house engineering support. Information on the seller Servo South is your single source for repair and service of servo motors, electronic boards and drives, hydraulic motors, and AC/DC electrical motors. Their company was founded by Barry Beaver with two strong principles in mind: to offer exceptional customer service and deliver a quality product on time. Rationale for the transaction The acquisition expands ISS’ position in the rapid-growth industrial automation sector, facilitating extension of servo motor and electronics repair services at key ISS facilities across the United States. Transaction information Translink Corporate Finance in the US, Dinan & Company LLC, acted as the advisor to Industrial Service Solutions in the acquisition to Servo South. Operation Country Information on the buyer DOC Brands Inc. is a well-established and emerging OTC supplier of consumer dental products, particularly with its leading brand Dentemp®, in the temporary tooth repair, denture and dental guard segments. Information on the seller OrVance LLC is a developer of proprietary oral health products and is based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. It is over 90% owned by orthodontists, dentists and its managing partners. Rationale for the transaction The partnership with OrVance strengthens DOC Brands’ oral care product line and their ability to continue to bring retailers and consumers meaningful advancements in consumer oral health. Transaction information Translink Corporate Finance in the US, Dinan and Company LLC, acted as the advisor to Doc Brands Inc. on its partnership with OrVance. Operation × TTranslink Corporate Finance Acted As The Advisor To Centre Technologies, A Portfolio Company Of Main Street Capital Corporation, In The Acquisition Of Commercial IT Solutions Country Information on the buyer Centre Technologies is a full-service IT consulting and managed services provider headquartered in Texas, focusing on mid-sized businesses. As a trusted IT partner for well over a decade, the business is recognized for its local experience and enterprise-grade cloud and cybersecurity solutions. Centre Technologies is committed to helping organizations harness the power of technology to maximize their operational efficiency and exceed their business goals. Information on the seller Since 2005, Commercial IT Solutions has served small and medium-sized businesses with managed services, cloud solutions, help desk support, and network support. Their goal has been to provide enterprises with cutting-edge IT practices and solutions to help businesses succeed. They have built and developed the perfect Cloud workspace, CIT Cloud Office, which offers small businesses a complete cloud solution at an affordable cost. Rationale for the transaction The acquisition marks the expansion of Centre Technologies coverage in the South-Central Texas area, providing San Antonio businesses with access to industry-leading managed IT services and cybersecurity. Transaction information Translink Corporate Finance in the US, Dinan & Company LLC, acted as the advisor to Centre Technologies, a portfolio company of Main Street Capital Corporation, on the acquisition of Commercial IT Solutions. Operation Country Information on the buyer Cpl is a global provider of recruitment and talent solutions to startup companies, multinationals and SMEs in every sector from Technology to Accounting. The group currently has 12 companies with a total of 21 offices spread across 14 Irish offices and 7 other European countries. Cpl Resources plc became part of OUTSOURCING Inc., a listed company based in Tokyo, in 2020. Information on the seller neusta consulting has been on the market since 2008 and was formed out of the team neusta group through an MBO. The company is active in the recruitment and placement of IT professionals and the acquisition of IT projects. The core business of neusta consulting is the placement of external, freelance IT specialists with corporate clients throughout the DACH region. Rationale for the transaction Transaction information Operation Country Information on the buyer Fortress Brand is a global digital marketplace accelerator that represents acclaimed brands across a multitude of industries, including beauty and personal care, health and wellness, and consumer product goods. Founded in 2012 and headquartered in New York, Fortress, along with its family of companies, School House, Finc3 Marketing Group, and Taylor & Pond, offers its clients an integrated platform to accelerate digital growth at any stage in a brand’s lifecycle including full-service marketplace management, brand strategy and creative services, 360-degree performance marketing, data analytics, and international strategy all under one roof. Fortress has been recognized as one of Inc.’s 5,000 Fastest-Growing Companies in 2020 and 2021 and is also trusted by Amazon as a verified agency partner. Information on the seller Taylor & Pond was founded in 1995 as one of the first digital agencies in the world to revolutionize the traditional print advertising and PR industry. We specialize in every aspect of digital marketing strategy, social media marketing, content creation, influencer marketing, paid digital media, creative development, email marketing and website development for the beauty & wellness industry. Rationale for the transaction The acquisition allows Fortress Brand to expand their capabilities and further deepen their beauty, health, and wellness expertise. Transaction information Translink Corporate Finance in the US, Dinan & Company LLC, acted as the advisor to Fortress Brand, a portfolio company of Trivest, in the acquisition of Taylor & Pond. Operation Country Information on the buyer Information on the seller Rationale for the transaction Transaction information Operation ASSOCIATE After spending the summer of 2020 as an intern at Anecta, Anton was employed as an Analyst. During this time, he has worked in all areas of the transaction process and have so far been involved in transactions in SaaS, TMT, construction and consumer companies. Before being employed at Anecta, Anton was at the Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (AP4) for a little over a year. He has an MSc in International Business & Management from the University of Bath, School of Management in the UK. × ANALYST In the spring of 2021, Hannes completed an internship at Anecta, after which he continued as an Analyst. So far, he has participated in several transactions, mainly with construction and consumer companies. Before joining Anecta, Hannes was part of Handelsbanken’s Student Program as an investment and mortgage advisor for almost two years. He has a bachelor’s degree from the Stockholm School of Economics, with a focus on accounting and finance. × Antoine joined Translink CF in May 2022. A startup co-founder with nearly 15 years of experience as an M&A and fundraising consultant, Antoine has closed more than 30 deals on behalf of shareholder-managers, private equity funds and corporates. He began his career at EY in 2002 before joining DC ADVISORY. In 2010, he co-founded ZEGREENWEB, a web portal offering content and services focusing on environmental issues and sustainable development, which became the French market leader. He then took up a position as Director in the Technology Media and Telecoms M&A team at PWC CORPORATE FINANCE in Paris from 2015 to 2020. He then joined ADVISO PARTNERS. Antoine TANGUY holds a Masters in Finance from the Toulouse School of Management. × PARTNER TRANSLINK SOUTH AFRICA Wendt Saurma-Jeltsch CA (SA) & CFA (USA) has over 22 years’ experience across domestic and cross-border Corporate Finance, M&A, Equity and Debt Raising, Investment Optimisation, Structuring, Hedging, Corporate Strategy and Business Development Advisory. After completing 7 years with Deloitte in South Africa and the UK, he joined the Standard Bank Group in Investment Banking South Africa in 1998. As a director in Corporate Finance and then as an Investment Banking Executive, he advised corporates, PE & investment houses and governments across the African continent, providing holistic investment banking solutions to meet client needs. He has sector experience in financial services, retail, FMCG & consumer, real estate, industrial and resources. In 2020 he started providing independent strategic and financial advisory services to mid-market clients and joined Translink South Africa in 2022. He is a member of our M&A IT, M&A Food, M&A Logistics, M&A Industrials and M&A Healthcare groups, having closed several transactions in these sectors. × SENIOR ASSOCIATE Ian has 8 years of professional experience in Corporate Finance, providing advisory services on sell-side & buy-side M&A transactions. He joined Translink as Senior Associate in 2022. Previously he worded as Manager at Baker Tilly. Ian graduated in Economics from Universitat de Barcelona and 2022 CFA Level III Candidate and holds a Certificate course from the London School of Economics in Business Administration. × ANALYST Tomi has been working in M&A since 2019. Prior to joining Translink, he worked at CountOn Corporate Finance and Danske Bank. Tomi complements the team with his strong analytical and quantitative competency and is proficient especially in financial data analysis. Tomi holds an M.Sc. (Econ.) from the University of Eastern Finland. × MANAGER Maciej has worked at Tranlink-Holon for almost four years. Before that, he worked at Luma Holdings, INC SA and BDO Poland. He has a masters degree from Poznan University of Economics and Business and is an alumnus at Capital Market Leader’s Academy. × Managing Partner TRANSLINK ITALY David began his storied career in 1982 with KPMG in Frankfurt before joining Price Waterhouse as a Manager in their Milan and New York offices. Following Price Waterhouse, he joined AWT, Inc. (Veolia Environnement) as Group Controller. Before founding Strempel & Partners, the predecessor firm to Translink Strempel & Company, he was Co-owner and Managing Director of Informed Sources Ltd. He also held senior roles at America Online (AOL), Bertelsmann, and BMG International. He is a qualified accountant (CPA) who speaks English, Italian, and German. He is a member of our M&A IT group, having closed several transactions in this sector. × Managing Partner TRANSLINK ITALY David began his storied career in 1982 with KPMG in Frankfurt before joining Price Waterhouse as a Manager in their Milan and New York offices. Following Price Waterhouse, he joined AWT, Inc. (Veolia Environnement) as Group Controller. Before founding Strempel & Partners, the predecessor firm to Translink Strempel & Company, he was Co-owner and Managing Director of Informed Sources Ltd. He also held senior roles at America Online (AOL), Bertelsmann, and BMG International. He is a qualified accountant (CPA) who speaks English, Italian, and German. He is a member of our M&A IT group, having closed several transactions in this sector. × MANAGING PARTNER Prior to founding Dinan & Company in 1988, Mike was employed by Young, Smith & Peacock, Inc., a NYSE member investment banking and brokerage firm, as Vice President – Corporate Finance in its Investment Banking Division, where he was involved in mergers and acquisitions, private placements, valuation analyses and other securities-related transactions. Previously, he worked for Angerman Incorporated, a West German investment banking firm, specializing in cross-border mergers and acquisitions. Prior to that, he served as a Legislative Analyst for the Arizona State Senate Appropriations Committee. Mike holds a B.S., magna cum laude, in both Economics and International Business from Arizona State University. × DIRECTOR Mohit has over a decade of middle-market M&A experience across multiple industry sectors. He joined Dinan & Company in 2004 and was instrumental in establishing Dinan Research Services (DRS), the firm’s India based research subsidiary. Mohit currently leads Dinan’s international expansion efforts, while also providing strategic support and direction to DRS, where he manages the execution of research projects for strategic and financial clients across all industry sectors. Mohit received his MBA, with honors and distinction, from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, and his undergraduate degree in Economics from the Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University. He is a member of our automotive and health industry groups, having closed several transactions in these sectors. ×

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  • When was Fortress Brand founded?

    Fortress Brand was founded in 2012.

  • Where is Fortress Brand's headquarters?

    Fortress Brand's headquarters is located at 31 Howard Street, New York.

  • What is Fortress Brand's latest funding round?

    Fortress Brand's latest funding round is Acq - Fin.

  • Who are the investors of Fortress Brand?

    Investors of Fortress Brand include Trivest Partners.

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