Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC Advises Buddy’s Holding Company LLC on its Partnership with CapitalSpring
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 9, 2018 — Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Detroit, Michigan-based Buddy’s Holding Company LLC (Buddy’s Pizza) on its partnership with CapitalSpring, a leading private investment firm focused exclusively on the branded restaurant industry. The transaction closed Dec. 31, 2017.
Buddy’s Pizza has served Detroit since its founding in 1946 and has received a number of awards and accolades from notable food critics and media sources including being named one of “America’s Top 5 Pizza Places” by The Food Network.
“The team at Buddy’s Pizza delivers a high-quality product and experience to its customers in the Detroit area. This nationally-recognized business is committed to continually improving its craft while always staying true to the product and its Detroit heritage,” said Matt Preece, managing director, lead - U.S. consumer and retail investment banking, Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC. “We are excited to see Buddy’s Pizza enter a new phase of growth in partnership with CapitalSpring.”
About Buddy’s Pizza
Operating since 1946, Buddy’s Pizza is the birthplace of the original Detroit-style pizza. For seven decades the restaurant has been feeding patrons at its 12 metro Detroit locations and earning accolades from fans across the nation, including recognition from CBS This Morning, USA Today, Zagat, Food Network, Pizza Today, Eater, Travel Channel and more. Consistently voted Detroit’s number one pizza locally, regionally and nationally, the Farmington Hills, Mich.-based restaurant remains true to its Detroit roots, legacy and traditions that began on the corner of 6 Mile and Conant years ago. For more information, visit www.buddyspizza.com or connect with Buddy’s on Facebook (www.facebook.com/buddyspizza), Twitter (@BuddysPizza) and Instagram (@BuddysPizzaDET).
Founded in 2005, CapitalSpring is a private investment firm focused exclusively on the restaurant industry. The Firm currently manages assets of approximately $1.3 billion and has completed investments in over 50 different restaurant brands and 4,000 restaurant locations. CapitalSpring focuses on supporting proven restaurant operators with a range of structured credit and private equity solutions and has offices in Nashville, Los Angeles, Atlanta, and New York. For more information about CapitalSpring, please visit www.capitalspring.com.
About Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC
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