Kohlberg & Company buys The Home Décor Companies

Linsalata Capital Partners said Monday that it sold The Home Décor Companies to Nielsen Bainbridge Group, a portfolio company of Kohlberg & Company. Financial terms weren’t announced. Southaven, Miss.-based Home Décor provides decorative home accessories to retailers throughout North America.


Mayfield Heights, Ohio (August 18, 2014) – Linsalata Capital Partners (“LinCap”), a leading middle market private equity firm based in Cleveland, Ohio, announced the sale of The Home Décor Companies (“Home Decor”) to Nielsen Bainbridge Group, a portfolio company of Kohlberg & Company, LLC, on August 15, 2015.

Headquartered in Southaven, Mississippi, Home Décor provides a collection of decorative home accessories to leading retailers throughout North America. Product categories include portable lighting, wall décor, accent furniture, throws and pillows. The company has domestic operations in Pennsylvania, Mississippi, California and Arkansas and leverages an extensive global supply chain, including two sourcing offices in China.

Through its ownership period LinCap completed three add-on acquisitions and supported operational and process management initiatives to improve the performance and efficiency of the business, ultimately creating a leader in its markets. “Home Décor marks another successful investment for LinCap in the consumer sector. Together with management, we built a great business and we are proud of our partnership with the company and the team. We are confident the business will continue to grow and thrive as they move forward under new ownership,” said Gregg Taber, Managing Director of Linsalata Capital Partners.

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About Linsalata Capital Partners

Linsalata Capital Partners, located in the Cleveland, Ohio suburb of Mayfield Heights, was founded in 1984 and has combined its strong financial capabilities with extensive operational experience to accelerate the growth of middle market companies. In its more than 30 years of investing, the firm has completed more than 100 buyside transactions totaling $3.5 billion. Linsalata Capital Partners is currently investing from Linsalata Capital Partners Fund VI, L.P. with $427 million in committed equity capital. For more information, please visit www.linsalatacapital.com.