Allegiance Capital Corporation Facilitates Recapitalization of Leading Retail Fixture Solutions Provider

Allegiance Capital Corporation, a Dallas-based private M&A investment bank that specializes in middle market transactions, announced today that it has facilitated the recapitalization of its client, TJ Hale Company with, Gemini Investors, a Wellesley, MA based private equity firm.

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'Allegiance Capital was a great partner throughout the transaction process.Their ability to identify a strong and compatible investor with an appreciation of the dynamics of our industry was exceptional.' - Bob Rosean

Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) January 06, 2014

TJ Hale Company Recapitalized by Gemini Investors

Allegiance Capital Corporation, a Dallas-based private M&A investment bank that specializes in middle market transactions, announced today that it has facilitated the recapitalization of its client, TJ Hale Company with new investor, Gemini Investors, a Wellesley, MA based private equity firm that provides growth capital to, and finances recapitalizations of lower middle market companies. Since its inception, Gemini has invested in more than one hundred companies throughout the U.S. Allegiance Capital Corporation acted as the exclusive financial advisor to TJ Hale. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI, TJ Hale is a leading provider of retail fixture solutions for premium, value, and specialty stores. The Company’s core services include precise craftsmanship, value engineering, project management, warehousing, shipping, and installation. The Company’s products consist of all of the necessary elements to create compelling, efficient, and visually appealing retail environments, including: perimeter fixtures and shelving, loose fixtures, caseline, cashwraps/backwraps, store fronts, fitting rooms, rest rooms, back of house, and trim packages.

“For more than 60 years, TJ Hale has taken great pride in our attention to detail, quality craftsmanship, and ability to deliver major projects in a timely fashion,” said Bob Rosean, an owner and Executive Chairman. “Our partnership with Gemini will allow the Company to further pursue strategic growth initiatives and ensure that we will continue to meet the high expectations of current and future customers.”

“We believe there are tremendous growth opportunities in this highly fragmented industry,” said Jeffrey Newton, a Managing Director at Gemini. “TJ Hale’s strong leadership team, technical capabilities, and reputation for quality coupled with this increased financial flexibility will advance our position as an industry leader.”

“Allegiance Capital was a great partner throughout the transaction process,” said Rosean. “Their ability to identify a strong and compatible investor with an appreciation of the dynamics of our industry was exceptional.” Pat Pollard and Patrick Keavy of Allegiance Capital Corporation managed the recapitalization of TJ Hale by Gemini. Allegiance Capital Corporation is currently involved in several engagements with other companies. To view a list of current engagements, visit http://www.AllCapCorp.com. For information on how to identify an investor for a privately held business, call 214-217-7750.

About TJ Hale

Headquartered in Menomonie Falls, WI. TJ Hale is a leading provider of retail fixture solutions for premium, value, and specialty stores. The Company’s core services include precise craftsmanship, value engineering, project management, warehousing, shipping, and installation. The Company’s products consist of all of the necessary elements to create compelling, efficient, and visually appealing retail environments, including: perimeter fixtures and shelving, loose fixtures, caseline, cashwraps / backwraps, store fronts, fitting rooms, rest rooms, back of house, and trim packages.

About Gemini Investors

Founded in 1993, Gemini Investors is a Massachusetts based private equity firm that focuses on providing growth capital to, and financing recapitalizations of growing, established, middle market companies. Since its inception, Gemini has invested in more than one hundred companies throughout the U.S., typically seeking out profitable, growing businesses with revenues of $10 to $100 million. With its diversified approach to investing, Gemini has a proven track record in consumer products and services, healthcare services, manufacturing, distribution, for-profit education, restaurants, waste and recycling, retail, hardware and software technologies, and business services.

About Allegiance Capital Corporation

Allegiance Capital Corporation is an investment bank specializing in financing and selling businesses in the lower middle market. Allegiance Capital Corporation was recently named to American City Business Journal’s distinguished list of Who’s Who in Energy 2013, in addition to being named third on the list of 2011 Largest Investment Banking Firms in North Texas by the Dallas Business Journal. Allegiance Capital Corporation has won multiple awards in recognition of the value it delivers to clients, including 2009 Dealmaker of the Year (Dallas Business Journal), 2008 Boutique Investment Bank of the Year (M&A Advisor), and 2006 Investment Bank of the Year (Dallas Business Journal). Subscribe to the Capital Ideas blog by visiting http://www.allcapcorp.com/blog. Follow Allegiance Capital Corporation on LinkedIn and Twitter: @ALLCAP.


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