November 2010 – JGB Distributing, Inc. (“JGB” or the “Company”) the industry leading distributor of the Invisible Fence pet security product has announced that it has been acquired by Radio Systems Corporation of Knoxville, Tennessee. JGB is based in Chesterland, OH. BellMark Partners, LLC acted as the Company’s financial advisor in connection with the transaction.
Radio Systems Corporation, d/b/a PetSafe, engages in the design an d manufacture of pet training, containment, safety, and lifestyle product solutions in the United States. Its products include agility products, kennels and electronic underground fences, bark control systems, remote training products, pet doors, pet identification collars, pet proofing and locating systems, waste removal and wellness products, and pet feeders. Radio Systems, based in Knoxville, Tennessee, is a portfolio company of TSG Consumer Partners of San Francisco, CA.
BellMark Partners, LLC is a boutique investment banking firm focused on providing advisory services to middle market and lower middle market companies in the consumer products, industrial, healthcare, and business services industries. BellMark Partners, LLC provides advice to family businesses, entrepreneurial or closely-held companies, private equity-owned companies, and small-cap public companies. Services include: mergers and acquisitions, strategic alternatives review s, restructurings, and valuation & fairness opinions.