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Woodbridge International Closes Sale of Tuscan Imports, Inc. to Salt Creek Capital

April 9, 2021

Woodbridge International, a global mergers and acquisitions firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, an exclusive distributor & importer of Italian Outdoor Kitchen Equipment by a San Francisco Bay-Area based private equity firm.

Woodbridge International, a global mergers and acquisitions firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, Tuscan Imports, Inc. by Salt Creek Capital.

Tuscan Imports located in Florence, South Carolina is a leading distributor of Italian ovens, grills, and authentic decorative pottery under the Fontana Forni and Tuscan brand names. Established in 1998, Tuscan has developed a leading product portfolio and is the exclusive importer and distributor of Fontana Forni products in the U.S. and Canada.

Mr. Kirk Laing, Founder and President of Tuscan, said “I have greatly enjoyed building and growing this business over the past 20 years. It has been a pleasure to work with the Salt Creek team on this transaction, and I look forward to seeing the company continue to expand under their leadership.”

Salt Creek Capital is a San Francisco Bay Area-based private equity firm that partners with experienced operating executives to acquire profitable companies with up to $150 million in revenue. Salt Creek Capital takes a long-term approach to investing in lower middle market businesses and seeks to create value by working closely with management teams to accelerate growth and improve operating efficiencies.