Aladdin ~ Management Buyout ~ December 2001

Aladdin Food Management Services, Inc is a leading regional provider of contract food management services with an aggressive business plan for growth in its geographic territory of the eastern United States. Management was seeking a strategic partner to help implement its growth strategy as well as capital to provide liquidity for its founding shareholder. Management ultimately decided to partner with Weatherly Financial Group, a longtime business associate of Taglich Brothers with considerable experience in buyouts of both public and private companies. Working together as partners, Weatherly and Taglich Brothers acted as Financial Advisor and Lead Equity Sponsors for the buyout. Partnering with Weatherly enables Taglich Brothers to bring its expertise in finding capital for middle-market companies to the management recapitalization/buyout arena.

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