Akin Bay Transactions

  • Company Name: Wham-O, Inc.
    Business Description:

    Leading US outdoor recreational product designer and manufacturer

    Transaction Type: Identified, negotiated, and advised on the acquisition of Wham-O for our client. This transaction was completed within 11 days of signing the LOI.
    Private/Public: Private
    Financing/M&A Sale Amount: NA
  • Cornerstone Overseas Investments Limited

    Company Name: Cornerstone Overseas Investments Limited
    Business Description:

    Hong Kong based international holding company focused on licensing, manufacturing of toys, paper and printing, packaging and franchising of major US companies, including Marvel Entertainment, McDonalds & Coca-Cola

    Transaction Type: Financing advisory
    Private/Public: Private
    Financing/M&A Sale Amount: Advised on raising over $340 million in debt and equity and several acquisitions
  • Company Name: Zizzle LLC
    Business Description:

    Leading US toy company

    Transaction Type: Financial advisor on valuation, structuring and placement
    Private/Public: Private
    Financing/M&A Sale Amount: $20 million convertible prefered shares
  • Company Name: Hua Yang Printing Holdings, Ltd
    Business Description:

    Premier diversified Chinese based printing and packaging manufacturer

    Transaction Type: Advised on the acquisition of Hua Yang Printing Holdings, Ltd. from Zindart, Ltd.
    Private/Public: Private
    Financing/M&A Sale Amount: NA
  • Company Name: Dean and Deluca
    Business Description:

    Gourmet food and kitchen equipment retailer

    Transaction Type: Financial advisory
    Private/Public: Private
    Financing/M&A Sale Amount: NA
  • Company Name: Terrace Food Group, Inc.
    Business Description:

    Specialty commercial food distributor.

    Transaction Type: Financial advisory on restructuring services to a well known mezzanine fund in their investment in Terrace
    Private/Public: Private
    Financing/M&A Sale Amount: NA
  • Company Name: VitalChek Network Inc.
    Business Description:

    Official source for government-issued vital records, including birth, marriage, divorce and death certificates

    Transaction Type: Advised VitalChek Network, Inc. sale to ChoicePoint Inc. (NYSE: “CPS”).
    Private/Public: Public
    Financing/M&A Sale Amount: Cash and earn-out transaction totaling $240 million
  • Ceres Capital LLC

    Company Name: Ceres Capital LLC
    Business Description:

    Akin Bay sponsored CBO fund

    Transaction Type: Equity sponsor and financial advisor
    Private/Public: Private
    Financing/M&A Sale Amount: $1.0 billion under management
  • Company Name: Verticity.com
    Business Description:

    Web based, auction-oriented vendor of outsourced IT professional services

    Transaction Type: Consulting services in raising start-up equity capital from institutional and private investors
    Private/Public: Private
    Financing/M&A Sale Amount: NA
  • Company Name: Strike Holdings, LLC
    Business Description:

    Operator of recreation/restaurant facilities across the country

    Transaction Type: Raised senior and subordinated debt from an institutional lender
    Private/Public: Private
    Financing/M&A Sale Amount: NA