Balance Point Capital Partners buys Johnny on the Spot

Balance Point Capital Partners has acquired Johnny on the Spot. No financial terms were disclosed for the transaction, which Balance Point did with capital partner Dubin Clark. Jesse Thompson, president and owner of Johnny on the Spot, will remain as president and as a “significant” stakeholder. Headquartered in Old Bridge, NJ, JOTS is a provider of portable toilets and related items for the special event and construction sectors.

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WESTPORT, Conn., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Balance Point Capital Partners, a private equity fund focused on providing debt and equity capital to lower middle market companies across the U.S. and in conjunction with its capital partner, Dubin Clark, announced today the acquisition of Johnny on the Spot, LLC (“JOTS”).
Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Old Bridge, New Jersey, JOTS is a leading provider of portable toilets and related products to the special event and construction industries, as well as residential and commercial septic system maintenance, inspections, repairs and installations in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. The company’s President and owner, Jesse Thompson, will continue as President and remain a significant shareholder.
“I am very excited about the partnership with Balance Point. I am looking forward to working with my new capital partners to help facilitate and support our growth efforts as we enter a new phase for the company,” said Jesse Thompson, President.
Justin Kaplan, a Partner with Balance Point adds, “We are very excited to have JOTS join the Balance Point portfolio. This transaction is quintessential Balance Point: helping successful businesses like JOTS enter the next chapter in their evolution by providing differentiated capital and leveraging our network. We look forward to supporting the many men and women who comprise the JOTS team and have contributed to its growth trajectory.”
Balance Point Capital Partners invests mezzanine and equity capital in select lower middle market companies. Since 1988, the firm and its predecessor funds have invested in over 75 distinct businesses. Balance Point Capital Partners takes a long-term, partnership approach to investing and are committed to building lasting relationships with private equity sponsors, management teams and intermediaries. Balance Point targets companies with EBITDA between $2 million and $25 million and typically invests $5 million to $20 million per transaction. Balance Point Capital Partners is based in Westport, CT (www.balancepointcapital.com).

 

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