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Shoreline Equity Partners Announces Partnership with Pool Troopers

Jacksonville, Florida – October 13, 2020 – Shoreline Equity Partners, LLC (“Shoreline” or the “Firm”), a purpose-driven lower middle market private equity firm, has partnered with Bay Area Pools and Spas Holdings, LLC (“Pool Troopers” or the “Company”). Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, Pool Troopers is a premier provider of chemical, cleaning, maintenance, and repair services for residential pools in Florida, Texas, and Arizona. Having established a respected brand and reputation, Pool Troopers ranked #1 in the 2019 Pool & Spa News and Jandy list of top pool service providers nationwide. Over the past decade under the leadership of Gary Crayton and Dave Hahmann, the Company has doubled in size and today has over 165 employees serving over 15,000 residential customers. Moving forward and in partnership with Shoreline, Pool Troopers is looking to grow exponentially through an aggressive acquisition strategy. The new partnership with Shoreline provides the Company with both the acquisition experience and access to the substantial capital needed to acquire numerous pool service businesses throughout the Sunbelt region. Combining the Company’s established market position and unmatched track record of growth with Shoreline’s acquisition and integration experience, the partnership makes Pool Troopers the clear acquirer of choice in the industry. Gary and Dave will continue to lead the Company and maintain a significant ownership position.

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Engelman’s Bakery Announces Acquisition of H&F Bread Company

Norcross, Georgia – September 30, 2020 – Engelman Baking Co., LLC (“Engelman’s”), a leading wholesale bakery offering a complete line of high-quality breads, loaves and rolls, announced the acquisition of H&F Bread Company (“H&F”), a wholesale bakery offering artisan breads primarily to restaurants across the state of Georgia.

The transaction represents Engelman’s first acquisition and highlights their rapid growth strategy to become the leading wholesale bakery to foodservice customers across the Southeast.

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Shoreline Equity Partners Announces Acquisition of Engelman Baking Company

Jacksonville, Florida – February 28, 2020 – Shoreline Equity Partners, LLC (“Shoreline” or the “Firm”), a purpose-driven lower middle market private equity firm, has partnered with management to acquire Engelman Baking Company, Inc. (“Engelman’s” or the “Company”). Engelman’s is a leading wholesale bakery offering a complete line of high-quality artisan breads and rolls ranging from European and hearth breads, Kaiser and twisted egg rolls to specialty dinner rolls and hand-crafted hamburger and hot dog buns. Engelman’s operates a 50,000 sq. ft. SQF Level II bakery and serves restaurants and entertainment venues in the greater Atlanta Area on a daily and just-in-time basis via local delivery routes as well as national accounts via distribution. Since being founded by Sammy Engelman in 1982, the Company has grown to over 100 employees and has realized significant market share in the Atlanta metropolitan area by providing best-in-class quality and service to over 1,000 customers. With a 200-year family legacy in the bakery space, Engelman’s premium products embody the family’s rich baking history through time-tested artisan baking techniques using the finest ingredients and an unwavering commitment to product quality. Sammy Engelman will continue to lead the Company and maintain a significant ownership position. 

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Mr. Greens Announces Acquisition of Cawoods Produce

Miami, Florida – February 10, 2020 – Florida Veg Investments, LLC (“Mr. Greens” or the “Company”), a preeminent distributor of produce, dairy, and dry goods in Florida, today announced the acquisition of Cawoods Produce Inc. (“Cawoods”), a distributor of produce, dairy, and specialty goods serving the Austin and San Antonio markets. 

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Shoreline Equity Partners Announces Recapitalization of Mr. Greens

Jacksonville, Florida – January 9, 2020 – Shoreline Equity Partners, LLC (“Shoreline” or the “Firm”), a purpose-driven lower middle market private equity firm, has partnered with management to recapitalize Florida Veg Investments, LLC (“Mr. Greens” or the “Company”). Headquartered in Miami, Florida, Mr. Greens is a value-added distributor of produce, dairy, and dry goods serving over 1,500 customers including restaurants, hotels, country clubs, caterers, grocery stores, and cruise ships as well as other various export and retail clients. Since being acquired by Peter Politis in 2011, Mr. Greens has grown from six employees in a 3,000 square foot facility to over 270 employees across three facilities representing 125,000 square feet. As people are becoming increasingly interested in the origin of their food and how it is grown, Mr. Greens has become the go-to source for high-quality fresh produce, dairy, and other goods. With deliveries 365 days a year, 7 days a week, and multiple runs per day, Mr. Greens has set the gold standard for service. Mr. Greens continues to grow rapidly and is immediately pursuing add-on acquisition opportunities across the country. The Mr. Greens management team will continue to lead the Company and maintain a significant ownership position.

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Shoreline Equity Partners Raises $300 Million For First Private Equity Fund

Jacksonville, Florida – January 7, 2020 – Shoreline Equity Partners, LLC (“Shoreline” or the “Firm”), a purpose-driven  lower middle market private equity firm, today announced the final close of its inaugural private equity fund, Shoreline Equity Partners Fund, L.P.  Shoreline began fundraising in March, in conjunction with the Firm’s launch, with an initial target of $250 million and was oversubscribed at its hard cap of $300 million in commitments.

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Shoreline Equity Partners Welcomes Director of Business Development

Jacksonville, FL – April 16, 2019 – Shoreline Equity Partners (“Shoreline”), a lower middle market private equity firm based in Jacksonville, Florida, is pleased to announce that Michael Brennan has joined the firm as the Director of Business Development.

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