BB&T Capital Backs Linden Capital’s Young Innovations Deal

Young Innovations has been acquired by Linden Capital Partners. BB&T Capital Partners also invested equity to support the acquisition. Young Innovations is a developer, manufacturer, and marketer of consumable and diagnostic supplies and equipment for dental professionals and consumers.

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Based in Earth City, Missouri, Young Innovations is a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of consumable and diagnostic supplies and equipment for dental professionals and consumers. The Company’s consumable products include preventative, infection control, micro-applicators, practice enhancement, and endodontic supplies, and its diagnostic equipment includes digital imaging, film X-ray systems, and related consumables. Young Innovations commands a leading position in the dental products market as a result of its excellent customer service and focus, high-quality preventative consumables product focus, and blue chip brand name recognition among its major dental brands.

BB&T Capital Partners invested equity to support the acquisition of Young Innovations by Linden Capital Partners.

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BB&T Capital Partners manages committed capital across three fund strategies, all of which are focused on the middle market. The firm makes direct equity investments in control transactions of privately-held companies; provides subordinated debt or mezzanine capital in support of transactions led by financial sponsors and others; and invests in other private equity funds. Since 1998, BBTCP has invested in over 45 privately-held, middle-market companies in a variety of industries, providing patient capital to facilitate buyout, acquisition, growth and recapitalization transactions. BBTCP’s investing strategy focuses on a partnership approach with management with a common goal of long-term value creation.
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