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Sector

Value-Added Distribution

Industry

Prize Merchandize for FEC Industry

Transaction Type

Recapitalization

Status

Current Investment

Lead Partner

Business Description

Based in Lakewood, New Jersey, BMI Merchandise is a leading distributor of merchandise used in redemption centers, direct-pay games, tickets or points-to-prizes games, and prize hubs located in family entertainment centers (“FEC”), amusement arcades, bowling centers, restaurants, cruise ships, movie theaters, theme parks, skating centers and sports complexes. BMI Merchandise’s proprietary information technology infrastructure allows customers to monitor and manage store inventory, automate merchandise restocking, and collect data required for ongoing merchandising decisions.

Transaction Overview

KLH recapitalized the business providing a partial liquidity event for the two owners and aligning management with experienced partners capable of providing the capital and expertise needed to grow the business.