Edward Don & Company, which is backed by Vestar Capital, has acquired Atlanta-based Atlanta Fixture and Sales Company Inc, a food service equipment and supplies distributor. No financial terms were disclosed.
WOODRIDGE, IL – November 17, 2017 – Edward Don & Company, a nationwide distributor of foodservice equipment and supplies, announced today the acquisition of certain assets of Atlanta Fixture and Sales Company, Inc., located in Atlanta, Georgia. Since 1927, Atlanta Fixture has been a leading foodservice equipment and supplies distributor in the Atlanta market and throughout the Southeast Region. Atlanta Fixture will operate as a division of Edward Don & Company and will remain under the leadership team of Ron Bruck, Bill Watson, Marty Levenstiem and Jess Logan.
“We look forward to adding the resources of the Atlanta Fixture team in the Southeast Region,” said Steve Don, CEO of Edward Don & Company. “Atlanta Fixture has an outstanding reputation with a strength in Design and Contract, which compliments DON’s strengths in distribution of everything but the food.”
“We are excited to join forces with the DON family,” said Ron Bruck, President of Atlanta Fixture. “Our Customers can expect the same great service they have received from Atlanta Fixture in the Southeast, as well as take advantage of DON’s national footprint. We will continue to operate the 60,000 square foot Atlanta Fixture Showroom located at 3185 Northeast Expressway, Atlanta, Georgia, as well as a full service distribution center serving Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and the Florida Pan Handle.”
This deal represents Edward Don & Company’s first acquisition since its investment from Vestar Capital Partners in March of 2017.
About Edward Don & Company
Owned and operated by the Don family since 1921, Edward Don & Company is the world’s leading distributor of foodservice equipment and supplies. Headquartered in Woodridge, IL, the company is the chosen supplier to all types of foodservice businesses including independent restaurants, national chains, health care, hospitality, country clubs, schools and universities, government institutions and foodservice management. DON, with approximately 1,100 employees, operates a nationwide distribution network supported by six full-service distribution centers – in Philadelphia, Ft. Lauderdale, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas and Los Angeles – and also owns and operates its own transportation fleet. DON serves national and multi-unit account programs with flexible, customized solutions that meet the needs of both the corporate office and the individual units. DON’s Foodservice Equipment Division offers full service kitchen design, equipment purchasing and installation. For more information, please visit www.don.com.