Woodbridge International Closes Speedpro – Fairfield-Maxwell Ltd/Mountain Ridge Capital Deal
May 21, 2014
Woodbridge International, a global middle-market M&A firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client Speedpro Imaging by Fairfield-Maxwell Ltd. and Mountain Ridge Capital.
Speedpro Imaging is a Scottsdale, Arizona-based franchisor of wide-format imaging centers that provide large-scale graphics, reprographics and related services. The Company has over 100 studios across the country. Speedpro’s high resolution graphics can be found on tradeshow exhibits, retail signage, elevators and building and vehicle wraps.
Blair Gran, Founder of Speedpro, stated, “Woodbridge’s deep franchise experience coupled with their extensive M&A experience was invaluable throughout the entire process.”
About Fairfield-Maxwell Ltd.
Fairfield-Maxwell Ltd. (FML) is a closely held, global investment and holding company committed to creating long term enterprise value by building businesses that are durable and profitable. Founded in 1957, FML is based in New York, NY. FML’s heritage and mindset are marked by an entrepreneurial and opportunistic quest for sustainable, risk-adjusted growth. FML has survived and thrived because of its people — their ingenuity, patient focus on a long term horizon, and tenacious commitment to succeed. All of FML’s business endeavors are rooted in its values, the cornerstones of which are integrity and partnership.
About Mountain Ridge Capital
Mountain Ridge Capital is a Colorado based entrepreneurial investment firm focused entirely on investing in and operating one business, culminating in the acquisition of Speedpro. Katsnelson serves as the President of Speedpro and as a result MRC is no longer seeking additional investment opportunities. Boris Katsnelson, founder and managing partner at MRC, was most recently a key executive in the transformation of Sleep Innovations. Katsnelson has significant experience in private equity and investment banking at American Capital, Anschutz Investment Company and Credit Suisse First Boston.