Oliver Amice Named to Animal Supply Company Board

SEATTLE, WA — November 15, 2012 —  Olivier Amice, former CEO of FURminator and Royal Canin USA, has been appointed to the board of directors of Animal Supply Company, a Federal Way, WA-based wholesale distributor of pet products to the independent retail market. “Olivier brings a unique blend of managerial expertise, pet industry experience and brand development perspective… Read more »

Halifax-Backed PJ United Acquires 26 Pizza Restaurants

Largest Papa John’s Franchisee Continues Growth Strategy WASHINGTON, DC and BIRMINGHAM, AL — November 15, 2012 — PJ United, the nation’s largest franchisee of Papa John’s Pizza stores, announced today it has acquired 26 Papa John’s Pizza stores from Gaunce Management, Inc. (“Gaunce”).  Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.   PJ United is a portfolio company of The Halifax Group, a… Read more »

Animal Supply and Lone Star Pet Join Forces

SEATTLE, WA — November 7, 2012 — Animal Supply Company announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Schertz, Texas-based Lone Star Pet Supply. Dennis Stahl, Chairman and CEO of Lone Star Pet, and Danny Selman, President of Lone Star Pet, will become equity investors in Animal Supply. Mr. Stahl will join Animal Supply’s board of directors and… Read more »

The Halifax Group Closes Third Buyout Fund

Commitments Total $393 Million in Oversubscribed Fundraising   WASHINGTON, DC — November 5, 2012 — The Halifax Group, a private equity firm specializing in partnering with owners and managers of middle-market businesses, today announced the final close of its third buyout fund, Halifax Capital Partners III, L.P. (“Halifax III”).  With commitments of $393 million, Halifax III exceeded its… Read more »

Halifax Partners with Management to Recapitalize Interim HealthCare, Inc.

WASHINGTON, DC and  DALLAS, TX — November 1, 2012 — The Halifax Group announced today that it has completed, in partnership with management, an investment in Interim HealthCare, Inc. a leading home healthcare franchisor. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  The current senior executive team will continue to serve in their management roles. Halifax and management provided the… Read more »