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Sept. 16, 2016

 

SERRUYA PRIVATE EQUITY ANNOUNCES ITS SALE OF SANI-SERVICE

Serruya Private Equity Inc. (“SPE”) announced today that it has sold one of its portfolio companies, Sani-Service, to Cannon Hygiene Canada, a Birch Hill Equity Partners portfolio company owned in partnership with President and CEO, Peter Farrell.

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Dec. 14, 2015

 

KAHALA BRANDS ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF PINKBERRY

Kahala Brands™ (www.KahalaBrands.com), a global leader in the QSR industry, along with its associated companies,  announced today that it has acquired the super-premium frozen yogurt brand, Pinkberry®, based in Santa Monica, California.

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Sept. 1, 2015

 

SPE INVESTS IN ILLINOIS GAMING VENUE OPERATOR LAREDO HOSPITALITY

Serruya Private Equity made an investment in specialty gaming venue operator Laredo Hospitality (www.laredohospitality.com).

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Aug 12, 2015

 

SERRUYA PRIVATE EQUITY GROUP ACQUIRES SANI-SERVICE

TORONTO, CANADA – August 12, 2015) Toronto-based private equity firm – Serruya Private Equity (www.serruyaequity.com) – today announced the purchase from North Carolina-based Swisher Hygiene Inc. of its Canadian Subsidiary Sani-Service (www.sani-service.ca).

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May 13, 2015

 

TIVOLI AUDIO ANNOUNCES INVESTMENT BY SERRUYA PRIVATE EQUITY TO INCREASE ICONIC BRAND’S GLOBAL FOOTPRINT

BOSTON and UTRECHT /PRNewswire/ — Tivoli Audio LLC (www.tivoliaudio.com), the iconic high-performance audio company with headquarters in Boston, MA and Utrecht, Netherlands, announced today that Toronto-based Serruya Private Equity (“SPE”) has acquired Tivoli Audio to serve as its flagship consumer electronics brand.

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2015

 

KAHALA CORP. SOLD TO YOGEN FRUZ OWNERS

Kahala Corp., the franchisor of such brands as Cold Stone Creamery and Blimpie, has sold a controlling interest to the Canadian-based owners of the Yogen Früz frozen yogurt concept.

 

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Oct 17, 2013

 

STK OWNER THE ONE GROUP INKS $44.3 MILLION MERGER

The ONE Group LLC, parent to the STK steakhouse brand and other upscale foodservice and hospitality brands, said Thursday it has entered a $44.3 million merger with Committed Capital Acquisition Corp., a shell company that then publicly sold shares of the high-end restaurant operator.

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Sep 13, 2013

 

HUGE CANADIAN INVESTMENT INTO KAHALA COULD MEAN BIG GROWTH FOR ARIZONA FRANCHISES

I scream. You scream. Canada’s screaming for ice cream. Cold Stone Creamery, specifically.

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Jan 27, 2013

 

FAMOSO PIZZA JOINS A MENU OF SERRUYA FRANCHISE BRANDS

If anybody knows what it takes to build a Canadian business idea into a global franchise brand, it’s the Serruya brothers — Michael and Simon. They now run a private equity fund with a hand in all types of retail franchises, from food to apparel to engraving.

 

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Apr 26, 2011

 

AMERICAN APPAREL SECURES $14.9 MILLION IN NEW FINANCING

American Apparel, Inc. (NYSE Amex: APP), a vertically integrated manufacturer, distributor, and retailer of branded fashion basic apparel, today announced it has raised $14.9 million in new capital, which will allow it to take advantage of improving business conditions, while at the same time meeting increased bank required reserves.

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Aug 18, 2010

 

COOLBRANDS TO MERGE WITH CLEANING FIRM

CoolBrands is very well capitalized and it will provide Swisher with a platform both to enhance its organic growth and it will help it step up its acquisition strategy.

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May 27, 2010

 

OLD KING EDDY SHOWS HOW TO MIX BUSINESS AND HISTORY

In March, Dundee Realty, Skyline International Development, Serruya Realty Group and Alex Shnaider purchased the storied King Eddy for the bargain price of $48-million from New York’s Lehman Bros.

 

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Jun 1, 2009

 

JAMBA, INC. ANNOUNCES $35 MILLION CONVERTIBLE PREFERRED STOCK SALE

$15.45 million investment made by a company controlled by the Serruya family, a successful entrepreneurial Canadian-based family.

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