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Woodbridge International Closes Vanguard-Southfield Deal

August 24, 2015

Woodbridge International, a global middle-market mergers and acquisitions firm, is pleased to announce the recapitalization of its client, Vanguard Dealer Services by Southfield Capital Partners, LLC.

Headquartered in Fairfield, New Jersey, Vanguard offers a full suite of proprietary and third party auto extended warranty (vehicle service contracts) and ancillary products such as tire protection, key replacement, dent repair and pre-paid maintenance. Vanguard also is a premier agent and administrator of finance and insurance (“F&I”) products and services to franchised automobile dealers nationwide. The Company also offers F&I consulting and reinsurance services focused on enhancing dealership profitability.

“The Vanguard team is very excited to announce our partnership with Southfield Capital,” said Jim Polley, co–founder and CEO of Vanguard, in a recent release on the deal by Southfield. “We needed a partner that has experience executing roll-up strategies and the operational expertise to ensure that we scale the business appropriately as we grow.”

Southfield Capital is a Greenwich, Connecticut–based private equity firm Southfield Capital is a private equity firm that invests in growth oriented, lower middle market companies.