May 11, 2018 – New Canaan Funding (“NCF”) provided financing to support the acquisition of EOS Worldwide, LLC (“EOS”) by The Firefly Group (“Firefly”). NCF provided debt and equity in EOS as part of this acquisition.
EOS, based in Livonia, Michigan, is a leading provider of a holistic system and complete set of tools and resources that help business owners and leadership teams enhance functionality, effectiveness and overall success of their organizations. The Entrepreneurial Operating System (“EOS”) is a complete set of simple concepts and practical tools that has helped entrepreneurs systemically and permanently improve performance. EOS utilizes book sales, online presence, and EOS Implementers to create brand awareness and achieve its objective of improving the end-users’ performance.
New Canaan Funding, with offices in New Canaan, Connecticut and Wheaton, Illinois, is a mezzanine firm focused on the middle market private sponsor community. Since its beginnings in 1995, NCF has targeted acquisitions, recapitalizations and growth financings in conjunction with its private equity clients. NCF is currently investing out of its sixth fund. The investment in EOS represents NCF’s sixth investment in the fund. This financing represents the first with The Firefly Group.
The Firefly Group is a private equity firm the invests in growth-oriented, lower-middle market companies in the Midwest. Firefly has a proven track record of closing investments and partnering with management teams to build companies of lasting value.
Contact and additional information for The Firefly Group can be found at https://www.thefireflygrp.com.
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