There is such a thing as a Wi-Fi grill. And PE is cashing in.

Skullcandy, Jeremy Andrus, private equity, Trilantic North America, Traeger Grills, barbecue, private equity, merger, M&A, AEA Investors, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan
Photo of Timberline 1300 grill courtesy of Traeger
  • Trilantic acquired Traeger with CEO Andrus in 2014
  • Ontario Teachers partners with AEA; Trilantic and Andrus to reinvest
  • Traeger launched Timberline WiFi-enabled wood-pellet grill
Jeremy Andrus previously led a maker of colorful headphones to a $550 million IPO. Now, alongside several private equity players, Skullcandy’s former CEO is betting that WiFi-connected grills are the future of backyard barbecue. Andrus joined Traeger Grills as CEO in January 2014, and ...

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