New York, NY – GREEN CREATIVE LLC of South San Francisco, CA and GREEN CREATIVE LTD of Hong Kong (collectively, “GREEN CREATIVE” or the “Company”) have been recapitalized by Fulton Capital of Northbrook, IL and Merit Capital Partners of Chicago, IL. GREEN CREATIVE’s management team will retain a substantial equity stake going forward. Sperry, Mitchell & Company, Inc. initiated this transaction, assisted in the negotiations, and served as exclusive financial advisor to GREEN CREATIVE.
Green Creative (www.gc-lighting.com) is a leading developer and manufacturer of innovative light-emitting diode (“LED”) lighting for the Commercial, Industrial, and Specification markets. The Company offers a comprehensive line of LED lighting solutions, which has been widely recognized for category-leading design and performance, and has been adopted by many of the world’s leading commercial retailers and hospitality chains. Green Creative LTD, with operations in Hong Kong and Shanghai, oversees research & development, sourcing, manufacturing, packaging and marketing of the Company products. Green Creative LLC, headquartered in South San Francisco, CA, manages product sales and distribution in North America. The Company was founded in 2010 by Mr. Cole Zucker and Mr. Guillaume Vidal.
Fulton Capital (www.fulton-capital.com) is a private equity firm specializing in the acquisition of market-leading mid-sized companies. Fulton works closely with management teams at the strategic and operational levels to grow businesses into industry-leading companies through a combination of internal growth initiatives and strategic acquisitions.
Merit Capital Partners (www.meritcapital.com) is a private equity firm managing $1.7 billion of capital across five limited partnership. Merit invests in high-quality, established businesses with a goal of working with committed owners and strong managers to increase enterprise values. Merit typically invests with management teams and independent sponsors in recapitalizations, acquisitions, management buyouts, and internal expansions.
Sperry, Mitchell & Company (www.sperrymitchell.com) is an investment banking firm specializing in middle-market merger and acquisition advisory services. Since the firm’s founding in 1986, Sperry Mitchell has completed over 300 transactions in a wide range of industries, with values ranging from $10 to $450 million.